68 Louisiana Law Students & Faculty Call for the Resignation of U.S. Senator Kennedy

January 23, 2021

Law Students & Faculty from Loyola University New Orleans and Tulane University Urge the Senator to Resign After His Continued Objection to the Electoral College Certification Following the January 6th Insurrection At The Capitol. NEW ORLEANS, LA | JANUARY 22, 2021 — Today, sixty-eight law students, professors, and student organizations from Loyola University New Orleans […]

Our Views: Congress Should Expel Senator John Kennedy and Other Republicans Who Engaged in Sedition

January 8, 2021

Following an insurrection at our nation’s Capitol that was incited by President Donald Trump, five of six Louisiana Republican elected officials objected to the President-elect Joe Biden’s electors in key swing states. After an objection to Arizona’s electors was raised, the Senate and House of Representatives convened in their respective chambers to debate the objection. […]

Unemployed Workers National Day of Action New Orleans! Don’t Starve, Fight!!

August 28, 2020

Who: Dozens of unemployed workers along with Step Up Louisiana, UNITE HERE Local 23, IATSE Local 478, New Orleans DSA, Jane’s Place Neighborhood Sustainability Initiative, and New Orleans Renter’s Rights Assembly Where: Outside of Senator John Kennedy’s office, 500 Poydras Street When: Tuesday, September 1 @ 10AM Visuals: Civil Disobedience action in order to call attention […]

Louisiana Republicans Disagree with President’s Plan to Reopen State Economy; Trump Praises Governor Edwards

May 2, 2020

On April 28, 2020, the Bayou Brief received an internal memo from Louisiana GOP political operative Jay Connaughton, addressed to Republican state Sen. Sharon Hewitt of Slidell, which was shared with other Louisiana Republican legislators. The memo outlined a series of talking points aimed at undermining Governor John Bel Edwards emergency orders to shut the […]

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