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PODCAST: Meet the Candidate- Morgan Lamandre (House District 66)

Meet Morgan Lamandre, a candidate for House District 66, who has one of the best stories of the year about Louisiana politics.

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Meet the LSU professor who is hoping to win the seat in the state House currently being vacated by Franklin Foil.

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WRECKED: HOW CAR INSURANCE TAKES LOUISIANA FOR A RIDE

ARTS AND CULTURE

New Orleans Culture: Lost in the 21st Century?

Peter Athas on the state of New Orleans food and music culture after the passing of Chef Leah Chase and Dr. John.

The Heart of Everyman

OPINIONS AND COMMENTARY

Meet Morgan Lamandre, a candidate for House District 66, who has one of the best stories of the year about Louisiana politics.
Meet the LSU professor who is hoping to win the seat in the state House currently being vacated by Franklin Foil.
Former congressional candidate Jim Francis joins Lamar for a brief discussion about LABI and ITEP.

THE CAPITOL BRIEF by Sue Lincoln

The Most Premeditated of Murders

“I don’t know what Bible they’re readin’, but that’s not what my Bible says.” – Michelle Perkins

The Pessimism and Optimism of Conservatism

"If our costs spike because of an economic downturn, we've got to find the money to pay for it." -- Conrad Appel

Up in Arms About Firearms

“This is protecting small businesses from big financial institutions that make social policies that are discriminatory." -- Rep. Blake Miguez

Some Lawmakers Lacking In the Spirit of the Season

“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in.” – Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1865

Oh Robeline, Why Can’t I Drive Through?

“As I was motivatin' over the hill I saw Maybellene in a coup de ville. A Cadillac a-rollin' on the open road, Nothin' will outrun my V8 Ford…. Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh…” – Chuck Berry, “Maybellene”

From A(ppropriations) to F(inance), with REC In-Between

"I look forward to working with the Legislature to approve a responsible budget." - Gov. John Bel Edwards

ENVIRONMENT

Saga of St. Rosalie: The Deal of 4/5 of the Century

hinky: adjective. A word which means questionable, unreliable, suspect. It refers to something which is not quite right, something out of place, causing concern.

The Saga of St. Rosalie: A None-Too-Rosy Past

"There are three things that matter in property: location, location, location." -- Lord Harold Samuel, British real estate tycoon

After a Pipeline Ravaged His Farm, Rep. Ralph Abraham Sued Big Oil

Yet as a candidate for governor, Abraham has criticized those who seek to hold the oil and gas industry accountable for environmental damages.

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