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    JBE Hypocritically Takes Credit For Bobby Jindal’s Economic Development

JBE Hypocritically Takes Credit For Bobby Jindal’s Economic Development

Today, Governor John Bel Edwards was in Ruston touring the Monster Moto factory. .@LouisianaGov Looks like the Monster Moto mini bike would be better fit for your son. @FirstLadyOfLA #lagov

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    APPEL: It’s Hard To See Much “Reform” In JBE’s Tax-Reform Plans

APPEL: It’s Hard To See Much “Reform” In JBE’s Tax-Reform Plans

The Governor’s number one goal for this session is “tax reform.” I agree that it is a long overdue concept. Where we differ is in definition. It would seem by

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    VIDEO: Kennedy And Cassidy Honor Fallen EBRSO Deputy Shawn Anderson On The Senate Floor

VIDEO: Kennedy And Cassidy Honor Fallen EBRSO Deputy Shawn Anderson On The Senate Floor

Yesterday at the U.S. Capitol, both of Louisiana’s Senators paid tribute to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Shawn Anderson, who was murdered over the weekend while attempting to arrest

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    Then There Is JBE’s Other Tax Increase Idea

Then There Is JBE’s Other Tax Increase Idea

We already discussed, last week, the $500-700 million gasoline tax hike idea which is supposed to fund road improvements through a replenishing of the Transportation Trust Fund, which spends a

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    Mitch Landrieu Wants To Tax New Orleans Balconies

Mitch Landrieu Wants To Tax New Orleans Balconies

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu loves taxes like flies love crap. If it can be taxed, Mitch wants to get his cut. That’s bad news for New Orleans homeowners with

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    The Tragic Shooting Of An EBRSO Deputy Saturday Will Likely Drain Support For Sentencing Reform

The Tragic Shooting Of An EBRSO Deputy Saturday Will Likely Drain Support For Sentencing Reform

It was relatively big news over the weekend when a shooting at the Classic Cuts hair salon on O’Neal Lane Saturday claimed the life of Sgt. Shawn T. Anderson of the East Baton

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AUDIO: Seabaugh Says When JBE Says “Tax Reform” He Means “Tax Increase”

  AUDIO: Seabaugh Says When JBE Says “Tax Reform” He Means “Tax Increase”

This is from KEEL, 710 AM in Shreveport, yesterday, and it’s Republican state representative Alan Seabaugh of Shreveport reacting to

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Kenny Matassa Looks Cooked In Ascension Parish

  Kenny Matassa Looks Cooked In Ascension Parish

When you get indicted for bribery and the parish council hits you with a no-confidence vote, it starts to become

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BAYHAM: Who Should Take Robert E. Lee’s Place On That Pillar?

  BAYHAM: Who Should Take Robert E. Lee’s Place On That Pillar?

There’s soon going to be a vacancy in one of the most prominent spots in the 504 area code when

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VIDEO: Americans For Prosperity-Louisiana Responds To This Gas Tax Hike Business

  VIDEO: Americans For Prosperity-Louisiana Responds To This Gas Tax Hike Business

We get the impression that this will be a massive political dud and that it will die quickly in the

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Is Steve Carter A Sucker? Can He Be Cleaned Out At The Card Table?

  Is Steve Carter A Sucker? Can He Be Cleaned Out At The Card Table?

We’re asking, because one might come to that impression based on the bill he’s considering filing for the upcoming legislative

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If You Want To Know What Sharon Weston Broome Is Going To Do With Race Relations In Baton Rouge, We Have Our Answer…

  If You Want To Know What Sharon Weston Broome Is Going To Do With Race Relations In Baton Rouge, We Have Our Answer…

…and something tells us the results won’t be all that good. We’re not going to do a deep dive into

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STUPID BILL OF THE WEEK: More “Equal Pay” Nonsense

  STUPID BILL OF THE WEEK: More “Equal Pay” Nonsense

From now until close to the end of the regular legislative session, we will take a look at a stupid bill

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OUR OWN KATE STEINLE: 16 Year-Old Baton Rouge Boy Slain By Illegal Mexican Immigrant

  OUR OWN KATE STEINLE: 16 Year-Old Baton Rouge Boy Slain By Illegal Mexican Immigrant

Darius Plummer, a 16 year-old from Baton Rouge, was killed Monday by 49 year-old Mexican national (?) Octavio Bringas. Early

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UPDATED: Mike Edmonson Is Out

  UPDATED: Mike Edmonson Is Out

Editor’s Note: An update, with the joint statement by the governor and Edmonson, is at the bottom of this post.

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John Bel Panics, Begs Congress To Keep Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

  John Bel Panics, Begs Congress To Keep Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

It’s almost like we were right in saying it was stupid to take that money. Hmmmmm. Isn’t this interesting? Gov.

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Kenneth Polite Says No To NOLA Mayoral Run

  Kenneth Polite Says No To NOLA Mayoral Run

Well, that’s too bad – the outgoing U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana would have likely been the

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Radio Talk Show Blasts The John Bel Edwards Jailbreak Agenda

  Radio Talk Show Blasts The John Bel Edwards Jailbreak Agenda

A radio talk host on 710 KEEL in Shreveport blasted the John Bel Edwards jailbreak agenda earlier today. “Should we

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Are We Seeing The End Of The Mike Edmonson Era Atop The Louisiana State Police?

  Are We Seeing The End Of The Mike Edmonson Era Atop The Louisiana State Police?

It’s possible. Edmonson, who has been the LSP’s superintendent since January of 2008, had what’s described as a “regularly-scheduled” meeting

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