Sue Lincoln

Sue Lincoln
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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.

Free Speech Depends on Who Is Speaking

One House committee chairman is shutting out and shutting down citizen testimony on bills.

Pro Life, But Anti Sex Education

"When do we as lawmakers take responsibility and fix the problem?" -- Rep. Pat Smith (D-Baton Rouge)

Higher or Lower? Legislature Unsure

“What type of message do you think this sends to the citizens, that we are going back on what we did -- that we can't make up our minds?” – Rep. Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport)

Creatures Featured

Bills dealing with hogs, dogs, and oysters saw legislative action Monday.

Protecting Their Territory

Should rural voters in certain districts have greater sway at the ballot box?

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.