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ELECTIONS AND POLITICS
Insurance Commissioner Donelon Accepts $20K from Man Indicted for Attempting to Bribe NC Commissioner
Since 2015, Donelon has received more than $680,000 in campaign donations from insurance companies and agents.
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WRECKED: HOW CAR INSURANCE TAKES LOUISIANA FOR A RIDE
ARTS AND CULTURE
Peter Athas on the state of New Orleans food and music culture after the passing of Chef Leah Chase and Dr. John.
OPINIONS AND COMMENTARY
THE CAPITOL BRIEF by Sue Lincoln
“I don’t know what Bible they’re readin’, but that’s not what my Bible says.” – Michelle Perkins
"If our costs spike because of an economic downturn, we've got to find the money to pay for it." -- Conrad Appel
“This is protecting small businesses from big financial institutions that make social policies that are discriminatory." -- Rep. Blake Miguez
“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
“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”
"I look forward to working with the Legislature to approve a responsible budget." - Gov. John Bel Edwards
hinky: adjective. A word which means questionable, unreliable, suspect. It refers to something which is not quite right, something out of place, causing concern.
"There are three things that matter in property: location, location, location." -- Lord Harold Samuel, British real estate tycoon
Yet as a candidate for governor, Abraham has criticized those who seek to hold the oil and gas industry accountable for environmental damages.