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    VIDEO: Jay Dardenne Attempts To Lecture House Republicans About Their Jobs, And Catches A Beating For His Trouble

VIDEO: Jay Dardenne Attempts To Lecture House Republicans About Their Jobs, And Catches A Beating For His Trouble

This clip comes courtesy of John Schroder’s campaign for state treasurer, as it’s Schroder’s signature moment to put himself on the political map in that race. Essentially, the budgetary portion

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    Has Bob Mann Forgotten About The Fiscal Hawks?

Has Bob Mann Forgotten About The Fiscal Hawks?

Today, Bob Mann at the Times-Picayune wrote an op-ed trying to attack Republicans for being hypocrites. His charge is that Republicans are only interested in cutting the size of government

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    Deconstructing Gov. Edwards’ Incredible Times-Picayune Op-Ed

Deconstructing Gov. Edwards’ Incredible Times-Picayune Op-Ed

And when we say incredible, we don’t mean it in a complimentary way. We mean it’s actually incredible that he would make the claims he makes. Edwards has developed a

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    House Appropriations Committee Kicks Over Anthill By Pushing Budgetary Independence For AG

House Appropriations Committee Kicks Over Anthill By Pushing Budgetary Independence For AG

We talked about this a little in this morning’s Hither And Yon post, but the passage of HB 105 with a 17-6 vote in the House Appropriations Committee has lit

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    The ‘Republican’ Louisiana House Proves It’s Not Serious About Opposing John Bel Edwards

The ‘Republican’ Louisiana House Proves It’s Not Serious About Opposing John Bel Edwards

Governor John Bel Edwards vetoed a bill passed by the legislature in the special session that would’ve cut the budgets of five boards. Among those who would’ve seen their budgets

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    Congratulations To Cameron Henry For Showing Some Budgetary Backbone

Congratulations To Cameron Henry For Showing Some Budgetary Backbone

The Times-Picayune reports that Henry, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee, just sent up a package of budget cuts which is actually fairly modest but contains one item which is

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The Battlefield, 1/8/16 – The Great Louisiana House Speaker War

  The Battlefield, 1/8/16 – The Great Louisiana House Speaker War

As of this morning, it does not appear there is a clear favorite in the two-way race between Cameron Henry

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WAGUESPACK: Turning The Page On 2015

  WAGUESPACK: Turning The Page On 2015

The final week of 2015 is upon us. It was a notable year in many ways, confusingly defined by our

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MILLS: The Honor Code

  MILLS: The Honor Code

“A cadet will not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.” ~U.S. Military Academy Honor Code   Governor-elect John

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The Republicans Are Beginning To Coalesce Around Potential Speaker Candidates…

  The Republicans Are Beginning To Coalesce Around Potential Speaker Candidates…

…but the chances are still fairly good that Walt Leger will pick off the nine votes he needs to become

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Louisiana House Passes Phase Out Of The Corporate Franchise Tax

  Louisiana House Passes Phase Out Of The Corporate Franchise Tax

In the midst of the tax orgies that Legislature has engaged in this session, we have some good news on

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SADOW: Posturing And Bloviating On State Employee Benefits

  SADOW: Posturing And Bloviating On State Employee Benefits

If nothing else, emulating Pres. Barack Obama, you can count on Louisiana’s legislators to identify something as a “problem” that

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SADOW: The Oil Spill Bill Is Going To Lead To A Tax Hike As Is

  SADOW: The Oil Spill Bill Is Going To Lead To A Tax Hike As Is

It’s the ultimate in windfall money, but strings attached to some of its use threaten to create a budget situation

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Louisiana Fiscal Hawk Named To WaPo’s ’40 Rising Political Stars Under 40′

  Louisiana Fiscal Hawk Named To WaPo’s ’40 Rising Political Stars Under 40′

One of the leaders of the Louisiana legislature’s prominent unorganized conservative “Fiscal Hawk” group, Rep. Cameron Henry (R-Metairie), was named to

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SADOW: The Morial Convention Center Flap’s A Great Argument For Fiscal Reform

  SADOW: The Morial Convention Center Flap’s A Great Argument For Fiscal Reform

For the third year running, Gov. Bobby Jindal proposes taking money out of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition

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The Hayride’s Channel 2 Appearance On Budget Reform

  The Hayride’s Channel 2 Appearance On Budget Reform

At lunch today, the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge put on a program on budget reform including appearances

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