The Supreme Court Has Adopted a Conduct Code, but Who Will Enforce It?

November 14, 2023

This article was originally published on ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: Friends of the Court: SCOTUS Justices’ Beneficial Relationships With Billionaire Donors Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’ decadeslong friendship with real estate tycoon Harlan Crow […]

Who Voted and Who Didn’t in the October 14 Elections

October 24, 2023

The October 14, 2023 elections were a wake-up call for many New Orleanians who were surprised by the outcome of more than a few parish and state-wide races. Yet, with statewide turnout at 35.8 % and turnout in Orleans Parish at 27% percent, the 132,000 Orleans Parish voters who didn’t make it to the polls […]

New Orleans Jews and Allies to Demand Rep. Carter Supports the Ceasefire Now Resolution

October 23, 2023

Monday, October 23, 2023, New Orleans, LA – As the Israeli government continues bombing Gaza, killing over 3,700 Palestinians, and begins preparations for a ground invasion, New Orleans Jews and allies will visit Representative Troy Carter’s offices demanding he sign on to the Ceasefire Now resolution. Organizational partners have asked for a meeting and have been […]

October 14 Elections Are All About Turnout, Turnout, and Turnout

October 13, 2023

With Louisiana’s statewide and legislative elections upon us, the candidates and their supporters as well as the backers of the various constitutional amendments and charter change amendments are making their final pushes. Shawn Wilson has spent this week shaking hands, kissing babies and raising money all across the state. He met with supporters at a […]

Louisiana’s Insurance Crisis Continues

August 17, 2023

According to a recent report, 63% of Louisiana homeowner's insurance policyholders saw an increase in their policy premium over the past year. For those with flood insurance, 54% saw an increase in their cost of coverage. Now, auto insurance rates are also going up.

Activists Criticize Louisiana’s Inconsistent Action on Climate Change

August 15, 2023

Last week, Louisiana politicians gathered for the groundbreaking of the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project, a $3 billion effort expected to restore 21 square miles of Louisiana coastline. While the project is being hailed by many as a huge step forward in combating climate change and land loss, others have noted that it seems hypocritical in the face of other actions taken by the state.

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