Politics

Coverage of politics from the Louisiana statehouse in Baton Rouge and beyond.

U.S. Justice Action Reform Network

Governor John Bel Edwards, in Washington Thursday to lobby the lame duck Congress for more flood aid for the state, didn’t equivocate while participating in the U.S. Justice Action Network’s Google Summit on Criminal Justice Reform.


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With BP, TransOcean and Anadarko settling claims from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill earlier this year, you now have the opportunity to weigh in on how that money should be spent.


Sue Lincoln

Attorney General Jeff Landry had his day in court Tuesday, with a full hearing of the A.G.’s lawsuit against the Governor.


Wallis Watkins

Just under two weeks remain until the United States Senate runoff is decided in Louisiana. Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, a Democrat, appeared at the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday. 


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The runoff in the 3rd Congressional District pits Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle against former St. Landry Parish sheriff’s spokesman Clay Higgins. What do they think is the most pressing issue facing southwest Louisiana?


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