Republicans Choose Their Louisiana “Democrat” – Aimee Freeman

November 9, 2019

It’s an unfortunate fact that state and local-level elections often pull in fewer voters than presidential elections. This is unfortunate because it is state-level elections that can either promote or fight against gerrymandering. As we head into Louisiana’s 2019 elections, the 2020 Census is only five months away. Those elected to the state legislature will […]

Rob Maness leaves Republican Party over Rispone Dealings with Lane Grigsby

October 20, 2019

On Thursday, longtime Republican and Lifezette TV host Colonel (Ret.) Rob Maness dropped out of the Republican Party, citing the party’s support of Eddie Rispone’s run for Governor against John Bel Edwards. In a resignation letter that he turned into the St. Tammany Parish Republican Executive Committee, Maness stated that he has “a moral obligation” […]

Governor John Bel Edwards Faces Jindal-like candidate in Runoff Election

October 14, 2019

On Election Day, John Bel Edwards attained nearly 47 percent of the vote, falling short of the 50 percent threshold he needed to win the election outright. The result wasn’t unexpected though. Pre-election polling showed Edwards with between 45-48 percent of the vote with Rispone and Abraham trailing. The actual election results showed Rispone with […]

Campaigning for a Sustainable Future – An Interview with Marguerite Green

October 10, 2019

As a Louisiana farmer, Marguerite Green has a deep understanding of the challenges facing local farmers. She’s deeply passionate about farming and its role in helping the state achieve a better, more sustainable future – both economically and ecologically. I recently spoke with her about her campaign to become the next Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture […]

It Will be a Long and Costly Fight

September 30, 2019

As a candidate for the Louisiana House of Representatives, I am focused on those issues that directly affect the residents of District 98. Like you, countless issues of national importance keep me awake at night. I am, however, careful not to mislead anyone about my reach as a state representative. Certain issues, such as immigration, […]

Gubernatorial Debate Shows One Clear Choice

September 20, 2019

In last night’s gubernatorial debate we witnessed an articulate and fact-based Governor with a solid record. Also on stage were two Sisyphus’s struggling to push their boulders of Republican rhetoric up John Bel Edwards hill only to see their attempts fail and have to start all over again.  There was a clear choice last night […]

Louisiana Constitutional Amendment 4: Affordable Housing

September 20, 2019

This October, people across Louisiana will have the power to help ease the affordable housing crisis in New Orleans. The Louisiana New Orleans Affordable Housing Property Tax Exemption Amendment on the ballot would allow the City of New Orleans to (a) exempt a portion of a property’s assessed value, (b) exempt the full assessed value […]

Records and Re-election: An Interview with Gov. John Bel Edwards

September 16, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is up for re-election this year. The conservative Democrat is one of six candidates for Governor on the ballot – along with Republican challengers Ralph Abraham, who is currently the U.S. Representative for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district, and Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone. Edwards – the only Democratic governor in […]

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