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    BRIGGS: Louisiana’s New Year Resolutions

BRIGGS: Louisiana’s New Year Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, where we all make plans to enrich our lives…to become healthier, wealthier, and wiser. For some it may be just as simple as wanting

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    JBE’s War On Oil Has Made Lafayette Lose More Jobs Than Any Other City In The Country

JBE’s War On Oil Has Made Lafayette Lose More Jobs Than Any Other City In The Country

The oil patch has been shedding jobs for a couple of years now. Much of that is due to the fall in the price of oil. How bad have things

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    Jeff Hughes Is Trying Really Hard To Pay Off His Campaign Contributors And Decide Cases Against Oil Companies, But…

Jeff Hughes Is Trying Really Hard To Pay Off His Campaign Contributors And Decide Cases Against Oil Companies, But…

…so far it’s not happening for him. A quick story from AP… A federal judge is being asked to take another look at the Louisiana Supreme Court’s removal of one of

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    JBE Is Trying To Destroy Louisiana’s Oil And Gas Industry, Not Save Our Coast

JBE Is Trying To Destroy Louisiana’s Oil And Gas Industry, Not Save Our Coast

Governor John Bel Edwards is trying to pressure local and parish governments to sue the oil and gas industry. If they don’t sue, the state will sue and he will

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    Clay Higgins’s Latest Video About Coastal Erosion And Legacy Lawsuits Is A Home Run

Clay Higgins’s Latest Video About Coastal Erosion And Legacy Lawsuits Is A Home Run

Credit where credit is due here. 3rd District Congressional candidate Clay Higgins just released a video on the lawsuit filed against the oil and gas industry in Vermilion Parish. The

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    Edwards’ Past Is Prologue: John Bel Puts Special Interests Ahead of Louisiana’s Interests

Edwards’ Past Is Prologue: John Bel Puts Special Interests Ahead of Louisiana’s Interests

Recognizing that Louisiana is a ruby red conservative state, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards has frequently sought to attract crossover Republican voters by distancing himself from President Barrack Obama

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Millionaire trial lawyer pumps $1.1 million into anti-Vitter super PAC

  Millionaire trial lawyer pumps $1.1 million into anti-Vitter super PAC

Millionaire trial lawyer John Carmouche, who has made a fortune from controversial legacy lawsuits, is single-handedly bankrolling the deceptively named

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BRIGGS: New Governor Must Address Tort Reform

  BRIGGS: New Governor Must Address Tort Reform

Political television ads, billboards, yard signs and doorknockers are all indicators of campaign season in Louisiana being in full swing.

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VIDEO: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Struggle to Explain Why Environmental Clean Ups Are So Rare in LA, Despite Many Million Dollar Payouts

  VIDEO: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Struggle to Explain Why Environmental Clean Ups Are So Rare in LA, Despite Many Million Dollar Payouts

In a new WWL series, “Tainted Legacy,” plaintiffs’ lawyers fail to explain why decades of litigation have resulted in many

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WAGUESPACK: It’s Almost Summertime At The Capitol

  WAGUESPACK: It’s Almost Summertime At The Capitol

Summertime is right around the corner. This is the last week of school for my kids and I can tell

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WAGUESPACK: Stop The Legacy Lawsuit Madness

  WAGUESPACK: Stop The Legacy Lawsuit Madness

Hopefully, the third time is the charm. In 2006 and in 2012, Louisiana passed legislation dealing with legacy lawsuits. These

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WAGUESPACK: A Compromised Legacy

  WAGUESPACK: A Compromised Legacy

Louisiana is a unique state, and that is exactly the way we like it. Let’s face it; we pride ourselves

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Jindal On The Upswing, Landrieu In Trouble In Latest Grigsby Poll

  Jindal On The Upswing, Landrieu In Trouble In Latest Grigsby Poll

This afternoon, Lane Grigsby’s semi-annual poll taking the pulse of Louisiana’s electorate came out – and the numbers are fascinating.

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BRIGGS: A Judicial Hellhole

  BRIGGS: A Judicial Hellhole

It is no secret that Louisiana has a litigious legal climate. As Louisiana now ranks 49th out of 50 by

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Wonder Where C.B. Got That?

  Wonder Where C.B. Got That?

In today’s Low Popahirum, we’ve got an entry from C.B. Forgotston about how Gov. Bobby Jindal is installing his minions

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SEABAUGH: Attacks On Oil And Gas Will Only Hurt Louisiana’s Economy

  SEABAUGH: Attacks On Oil And Gas Will Only Hurt Louisiana’s Economy

Louisiana’s economy is under attack! The oil and gas industry has been the significant driver in our state’s economy for

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BRIGGS: Throw Me Something, Mister!

  BRIGGS: Throw Me Something, Mister!

Louisiana’s business climate is litigious, to say the least. Or to be blunt, our state is extremely sue-happy. Louisiana currently

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Personal Injury Lawyers Go “All In” for Jeff Hughes

  Personal Injury Lawyers Go “All In” for Jeff Hughes

Personal injury lawyers are pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Louisiana Supreme Court race, hoping to elect their

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VITTER: Finally, An End To Legacy Lawsuit Abuse

  VITTER: Finally, An End To Legacy Lawsuit Abuse

In Louisiana, we understand the challenge to increase offshore oil and gas production often gets the spotlight in the media.

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