Oil and Gas Firm Becomes First to Reach Coastal Restoration Settlement; Critics Respond

September 27, 2019

According to a report from Nola.com, Carmouche & Marcello, a Baton Rouge-based law firm representing Louisiana’s coastal parishes, reached a landmark settlement with the oil and gas firm Freeport McMoRan that is aimed at restoring damage to Louisiana’s coast. The mining giant agreed to pay a total of $100 million dollars in cash and environmental […]

Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidates Respond to Trump’s Racist Tweets

July 18, 2019

On Wednesday, Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards was joined by gubernatorial candidates Rep. Ralph Abraham, and Eddie Rispone in issuing responses to a series of racist tweets sent out by President Trump. Trump had attacked four Congresswomen – all women of color, and three of whom were born in the United States – to “go […]

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