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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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Fifteen days till the runoff election, where the 4th Congressional District has Democrat Marshall Jones and Republican Mike Johnson each vying for the opportunity to go to Washington. But it’s not turning into the typical partisan pugilism.


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. 

Sue Lincoln

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.