Lamar White, Jr.

Lamar White, Jr.
Lamar is the publisher and founder of the Bayou Brief; a native of Alexandria, Louisiana; a graduate of Alexandria Senior High School, Rice University in Houston, and SMU’s Dedman School of Law in Dallas, and an award-winning muckraker. He was the last person Andrew Breitbart ever insulted (and apologized to), and he’s responsible for breaking a series of national news stories about racism and political corruption in Texas, Mississippi, and his beloved Louisiana. He lives in Gert Town in New Orleans along with his vicious golden retrievers, Lucy Ana and Ruby Bridges.

With a $1 billion budget shortfall looming, Louisiana’s corporate lobbyists are scrambling to shift...

LABI's Stephen Waguespack believes Louisiana needs a gimmicky new website to help fix the budget. He's ignoring the obvious.

Team Trump’s $130K payment to Stormy Daniels was illegal, argues leading national expert in...

A conversation with Paul S. Ryan, the lawyer who recently filed complaints with the DoJ and the FEC alleging that Team Trump's $130,000 payment to Louisiana's own Stormy Daniels was illegal.

Louisiana’s Budget Crisis Proves State House Leadership Cares More About Politics Than Governing

The current budget crisis underscores a sad and toxic reality about our state's political system.

Join us this weekend in New Orleans for the first-ever Unrig the System Summit

The event is being hosted by, a non-profit organization that seeks to "bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections," and The Bayou Brief is proud to be one of two Louisiana-based sponsors, along with our friends at Louisiana Progress.

Kaiser Health: In 2016, PhRMA donated more to lawmakers in Louisiana than any other...

PhRMA spent thousands entertaining lawmakers at Baton Rouge venues such as Mike Anderson’s Seafood, specializing in shrimp-and-crab gumbo, and the Mestizo Restaurant, home of the Daredevil Margarita, lobbying records show. The obvious question is: Why?

The most shameless man in Louisiana politics.

The sordid saga of Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope.

Edward Snowden at Tulane: “Whistleblowers are the last resort of democracy.”

Edward Snowden appeared virtually via Google Hangout for a compelling discussion about surveillance, and why he risked his life to leak information to the press.

Anderson: With Trump as Salesman-in-Chief, Americans should remember to keep their receipts

Donald Trump is a modern-day and more mendacious version of former Louisiana State Sen. Dudley LeBlanc.

Hours after the government shut down, Rep. Abraham skipped town and skipped votes to...

The congressman, who is eyeing a race for governor, missed at least six different votes as a result.

Photos from the Women’s March in New Orleans

They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds.