Gaines Wins Demo State Party Chair as Part of Blue Reboot

April 15, 2024

Former State Representative Randal Gaines is preparing to settle into his new offices in Baton Rouge as head of Louisiana’s Democratic Party only because he aligned himself with the Blue Reboot reform movement. Created to bring new leadership to Louisiana’s Democratic Party, Blue Reboot played a decisive role in the recent Democratic elections for parish-level […]

Recall Campaign Regroups As Quest for More Accountability Continues

March 22, 2023

The campaign to recall Mayor LaToya Cantrell is a newly-christened ship navigating uncharted waters.  Campaign leaders knew they could harness the raw unrest and concerns about crime felt by so many citizens across all neighborhoods. Thousands of eager participants unafraid of potential backlash from the Cantrell administration lined up to fill out the petitions correctly, […]

Recall Petitions Delivered to Registrar of Voters Before Deadline

February 23, 2023

Led by recall campaign leaders Belden Batiste and Eileen Carter, ten boxes of petitions believed to be signed by valid Orleans Parish registered voters who want to force a vote on Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s future were delivered to Registrar of Voters Dr. Sandra Wilson Wednesday afternoon (February 22) less than an hour prior to the […]

LA State Senate To Investigate LA State Police After Governor Edwards Turns a Blind Eye

October 29, 2021

In what must be called a breath of fresh air, a new Louisiana Senate seven member advisory panel is launching a long-overdue investigate surrounding complaints that numerous members of the Louisiana State Police (LSP) have historically used excessive force against Black men. The swift action by State Senate President Page Cortez to establish the Senate […]

Louisiana Redistricting Process Begins With Session Scheduled for February 2022

September 20, 2021

When the Louisiana Legislature meets next February 1, 2022 to finalize new maps of state house, senate and congressional districts, neither the Republican-controlled legislature nor Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards will automatically have the upper hand. The legislature will propose the maps but Governor Edwards must sign them into law. Hence, there will be plenty […]

Who Is Dying in Louisiana From COVID-19?

August 26, 2021

Governor John Bel Edwards announced today that a Louisiana child who was less than one-year-old died this week from COVID-19.  “Today, the Louisiana Department of Health confirms the death of a child under the age of 1- the first of the fourth surge of COVID-19 in the state, which is largely driven by the stronger, […]

Why Anti-Vaxers Are Killing the Rest of Us

August 18, 2021

For the second time in three days, dozens of Anti-Mask, Anti-Vax protestors have disrupted a meeting of a Louisiana public body. Monday protestors created a near melee Monday at the Louisiana House Health & Welfare Committee meeting. Today, Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Second Education (BESE) adjourned abruptly because demonstrators refused to wear masks in […]

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