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In addition to the feasting and football, there’s the Thanksgiving tradition of perusing Black Friday sale papers, plotting your holiday shopping.  So as you delve into the stacks of ads, Capitol Access -- with tongue firmly in cheek -- offers our first annual gift list for Louisiana’s politicians.


Members of the House Appropriations Committee did not approve a healthcare contract for state workers last week because it included language prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. 


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Governor John Bel Edwards met with Baton Rouge community leaders Monday, to prepare for the eventual Department of Justice investigation results into the Alton Sterling shooting.


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When the Joint Budget Committee met Friday to consider the governor’s plan for remedying the $313-million deficit from Fiscal Year 2016, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne couldn’t resist saying – in effect – “We told you so.”


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The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry convened a summit Thursday to start tackling one of the state’s less desirable statistics.


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