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    MIRE: Louisiana Is The South’s Tax Policy Outlier

MIRE: Louisiana Is The South’s Tax Policy Outlier

Editor’s Note: A guest post by Margaret Mire, who manages state affairs at Americans for Tax Reform, a non-profit taxpayer advocacy group founded at the request of President Reagan. Louisiana’s business

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    New Poll Shows John Bel Edwards’ Agenda Is A Complete Political Disaster

New Poll Shows John Bel Edwards’ Agenda Is A Complete Political Disaster

Here’s a press release put out yesterday evening by Truth In Politics, the new political organization which had that devastating TV ad we posted about last week. Our thoughts to

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    Is Letting Serial Killers Go After Only 17 Years What JBE Intends When He Pushes Prison Reform?

Is Letting Serial Killers Go After Only 17 Years What JBE Intends When He Pushes Prison Reform?

The woman in the picture above was a murder victim. She was also kidnapped from the convenience store at which she worked, brutally raped, tied to a tree and then

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    WAGUESPACK: Anonymous Sources

WAGUESPACK: Anonymous Sources

As the pressure mounts on the media for social media clicks and reader attention in a highly competitive marketplace, anonymous sources have become more frequently used by some writers to

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    BATISTE: Governor Out-of-Touch Edwards Doesn’t Know His Own State’s Issues

BATISTE: Governor Out-of-Touch Edwards Doesn’t Know His Own State’s Issues

John Bel Edwards doesn’t know Louisiana. The Governor said he doesn’t think the state Legislature should be involved in decisions about removing Confederate Monuments. “This is an issue for the

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    Does Anybody Believe Sam Jones Filed A Bill Extending The Nation’s Highest Sales Tax Rates Without JBE’s Approval?

Does Anybody Believe Sam Jones Filed A Bill Extending The Nation’s Highest Sales Tax Rates Without JBE’s Approval?

Jones, a Democrat from Franklin who’s pals with the governor and was in fact his seat-mate in the House of Representatives before John Bel Edwards was elected governor, just filed

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Will Someone Please Call John Bel Edwards And Rebekah Gee On The Carpet For Mismanaging LDH Funds?

  Will Someone Please Call John Bel Edwards And Rebekah Gee On The Carpet For Mismanaging LDH Funds?

The Louisiana Department of Health’s budget is TWO BILLION DOLLARS larger than it was before Gov. John Bel Edwards took

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BATISTE: Will Louisiana’s West Point Governor Save Three Fellow Alumni From A Dishonorable Discharge?

  BATISTE: Will Louisiana’s West Point Governor Save Three Fellow Alumni From A Dishonorable Discharge?

As both a West Point graduate and Louisiana’s governor, Jon Bel Edwards is in a unique position. Legislation was introduced

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Turns Out IEM Ended Up With The Program Manager Contract Anyway

  Turns Out IEM Ended Up With The Program Manager Contract Anyway

Thursday morning Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that IEM, the company which back in March had come in as the

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Finally, JBE Is Getting Involved In The COA Mess In Baton Rouge

  Finally, JBE Is Getting Involved In The COA Mess In Baton Rouge

WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge had an interesting scoop this afternoon about the burgeoning mess surrounding Tasha Clark Amar and her

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Did You Notice Yesterday That John Bel’s Coastal Lawsuit Mob Took It On The Chin Again?

  Did You Notice Yesterday That John Bel’s Coastal Lawsuit Mob Took It On The Chin Again?

Seems like it’s long past time to stop wasting time, money and effort trying to sue oil companies for coastal

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JBE’s Chinese Chemical Plant Deal Has The Attention Of The Washington Free Beacon

  JBE’s Chinese Chemical Plant Deal Has The Attention Of The Washington Free Beacon

We got a release Monday from America Rising, the conservative PAC which is doing what it can to highlight examples

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KAY: We Need Responsible Spending, Not A Gas Tax Hike

  KAY: We Need Responsible Spending, Not A Gas Tax Hike

Editor’s Note: A guest post by John Kay, the Louisiana State Director of Americans for Prosperity. By now, we have all

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Jeff Landry Is Suing JBE Again

  Jeff Landry Is Suing JBE Again

Attorney General Jeff Landry has been so successful against JBE in court that he’s taking him back to court. This

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JBE’s Gross Receipts Tax Plan Has Earned Him The Most Brutal Attack Ad Of The Year So Far

  JBE’s Gross Receipts Tax Plan Has Earned Him The Most Brutal Attack Ad Of The Year So Far

This comes from an outfit called Truth In Politics, whose website can be found here. It’s headed by Kelli Bottger,

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Well, The Legislative Session Has Opened…

  Well, The Legislative Session Has Opened…

…and things got kicked off with a 40-minute State Of The State address by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards. It

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Graves Proposes Resignation Bet To JBE On Flood Recovery

  Graves Proposes Resignation Bet To JBE On Flood Recovery

This is what’s known as putting your money where your mouth is. Baton Rouge Congressman Garret Graves says he will

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JBE’s Plan For Your Evening: Netflix And…Taxes

  JBE’s Plan For Your Evening: Netflix And…Taxes

This is John Bel Edwards’ version of Netflix and chill, and it’s not better than the real thing. Streaming services

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Deconstructing The Advocate’s Broadside Attack On Taylor Barras

  Deconstructing The Advocate’s Broadside Attack On Taylor Barras

This morning a number of state legislators contacted this writer enraged after having read Tyler Bridges’ Advocate article “Uncovering who’s

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