Sue Lincoln

Sue Lincoln
Sue Lincoln is a veteran and widely-respected reporter who has been covering Louisiana politics for nearly three decades. Originally from Long Beach, California, Sue’s career in journalism began on the radio in Los Angeles. After moving to Louisiana, Sue earned her bachelor’s degree. For ten years, from 2000-2010, she was the Assistant News Director at Louisiana Network. Sue also worked as the education reporter for Louisiana Public Broadcasting and has contributed to various state publications as a freelance journalist. But she is perhaps best known as the voice of the popular politics Capitol Access.

Hopping Around the House

House lawmakers approve some treats and lay some eggs with bills that are in the basket.

“When Rape Is Inevitable…”

Sen. Sharon Hewitt uses a form of “victim-shaming” to argue against equal pay bill.

Judge, Jury, and Executioner

Louisiana A.G. Jeff Landry delivers his findings in the killing of Alton Sterling

Resistance and Futility: Don’t Mess with My Guns or My God

Selective hearing, long a problem among Louisiana House members, seems to be infecting Senate members as well.

“You Can’t Change the Facts”– Unless You’re the Senate Education Committee

Bad information and bad temper dominated much of the committee's work.

Turning Back the Clock

“Make no mistake -- the true intent of this bill is to undercut and render ineffective the package of criminal justice reforms that were passed last year.” – Sarah Omojola, SPLC

Not Ready to Make Nice

Ladies, both those serving in the legislature and those attending the session, are speaking out and pointing out inequalities

Fanning the Flames

Issues and conflicts that dominated the special session are kindling tension in the regular session's second week.

Promoting Fiscal Transparency — Up to a Point

ITEP controversies illustrate what corporate interests say they want and what they do are not the same.

“Of All We Do Here, These Ought to Be the Easiest”

Equal Pay and Minimum Wage bills advance