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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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    The Special Session Starts Tonight. Here’s What You Need To Know.

The Special Session Starts Tonight. Here’s What You Need To Know.

Tonight, a special legislative session to try and fix the major budget shortfall (again) goes into session, and we’re already hearing Governor John Bel Edwards trying to be strong and

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    It Looks Like The Votes Aren’t There To Tap The State’s Rainy Day Fund

It Looks Like The Votes Aren’t There To Tap The State’s Rainy Day Fund

John Fail Edwards wants the Legislature to tap the state’s rainy-day fund to help close the state’s budget deficit for the fiscal year. But House Republicans have (for once) been

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    SCHRODER: The Governor’s Budget-Balancing Plan Isn’t A Plan At All

SCHRODER: The Governor’s Budget-Balancing Plan Isn’t A Plan At All

Editor’s Note: A guest post from Rep. John Schroder (R-Mandeville), who is also a candidate for Treasurer in this fall’s special election. The Governor’s special session ‘plan’ to balance the

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    SURPRISE! John Bel Edwards Isn’t Really Cutting Anything In His Budget Plan

SURPRISE! John Bel Edwards Isn’t Really Cutting Anything In His Budget Plan

John Fail Edwards released his plan to balance the state budget for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2017. After warning of Armageddon if the Legislature didn’t come back to special

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    JBE Is Hiring A Former Jindal Aide As His Chief Of Staff, But You’d Be Hard-Pressed To Learn That…

JBE Is Hiring A Former Jindal Aide As His Chief Of Staff, But You’d Be Hard-Pressed To Learn That…

…if you read the article Elizabeth Crisp wrote about the hire in the Advocate this morning. Mark Cooper was the head of GOHSEP, which is the Governor’s Office of Homeland

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John Bel Edwards Helped Make Louisiana Number One In This Category

  John Bel Edwards Helped Make Louisiana Number One In This Category

Congratulations Louisiana, we’ve done it. We’re finally first in something. Louisiana has the highest combined state and local sales tax

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It’s Beginning To Look Like Louisiana’s Government Is About To Admit Failure On Infrastructure

  It’s Beginning To Look Like Louisiana’s Government Is About To Admit Failure On Infrastructure

And thank God for it, because it’s about time after decades of incompetence, fiscal diarrhea and the worst roads in

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Yes, We Will Have A Special Session

  Yes, We Will Have A Special Session

We’ll see what John Bel Edwards actually has on tap for this, though so far it doesn’t sound like he’s

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Is John Kennedy Using The U.S. Senate To Beat On JBE And Run For Governor In 2019?

  Is John Kennedy Using The U.S. Senate To Beat On JBE And Run For Governor In 2019?

Yesterday, Senator John Kennedy (R-Louisiana) announced his Senate committee assignments. Kennedy was placed on committees that will oversee flood recovery

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JBE Stumbles Toward One Solution To The State’s Budget Crisis

  JBE Stumbles Toward One Solution To The State’s Budget Crisis

In a bit of a shocking development, it looks like Louisiana’s Democrat governor, who heretofore has been seen as a

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The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Is Looking Pretty Corrupt To Us

  The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Is Looking Pretty Corrupt To Us

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s department is once again in hot water. This time, it has nothing to do with stealing

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Mitch Landrieu’s and JBE’s New Plan To Fight Crime In New Orleans Is Every Bit Of A Joke As You Would Expect

  Mitch Landrieu’s and JBE’s New Plan To Fight Crime In New Orleans Is Every Bit Of A Joke As You Would Expect

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Governor John Bel Edwards have rolled out a new plan to fight crime in

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It Looks Like The Republican State Leges Are Preparing To Go On Offense Against JBE And His Tax Hikes

  It Looks Like The Republican State Leges Are Preparing To Go On Offense Against JBE And His Tax Hikes

In case you weren’t aware, Louisiana has a $313 million current-year budget deficit – and a $400 million budget deficit

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The Hyperloop The LSU Engineering Students Are Working On Is More Interesting Than JBE’s Passenger Choo-Choo

  The Hyperloop The LSU Engineering Students Are Working On Is More Interesting Than JBE’s Passenger Choo-Choo

There is an interesting untaught lesson floating beneath the Advocate’s story about some LSU mechanical engineering students who are working

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The State’s Mainstream Media Is Finally Picking Up On JBE’s Flood-Recovery Problem

  The State’s Mainstream Media Is Finally Picking Up On JBE’s Flood-Recovery Problem

At WWL.com is an Associated Press story which begins to describe something we’ve been talking about for months at the

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The Director Of The Louisiana State Police Commission RESIGNS Over Troopergate

  The Director Of The Louisiana State Police Commission RESIGNS Over Troopergate

In January of last year, we reported that members of the Louisiana State Trooper Association were caught illegally funnelling money

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Aren’t You Excited That You Get To Foot The Bill For JBE To See The Pope?

  Aren’t You Excited That You Get To Foot The Bill For JBE To See The Pope?

UPDATED: Ahhh, says the governor’s office, but he’s paying for himself. Except that WBRZ says “not so much.” The governor

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Kennedy To Edwards: Ban Any Flood Recovery Contracts From Going To Politicians

  Kennedy To Edwards: Ban Any Flood Recovery Contracts From Going To Politicians

John Kennedy, Louisiana’s new U.S. Senator, has vowed that he’ll stay very engaged in political affairs back him in the

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