“You guys can have different opinions, but you can't have your own facts.” – Representative Ted James (D-Baton Rouge)
An old riddle asks, "Why did the dog chase his tail?" To make ends meet.
Is the LABI "scorecard" prompting some lawmakers to push back against the new agreement for addressing the fiscal cliff?
Could the failure of Medicaid restriction bills signify a parting of the Red Sea?
Yesterday, a small group of Republican state legislators, often known as the Jindal Caucus, inserted a poison pill amendment that they realized would blow up negotiations. The problem is they have no end game, and moderate Republicans are growing increasingly frustrated.
Heated at times, House committees hammered away at some of the special session bills. On the second day of 2018's special session, Louisiana's Republican House...
"We've been through this song and dance before. The problems that we face are not new,” Governor John Bel Edwards said, as he addressed...
Following the failure to pass any tax reform measures during the 2017 regular legislative session, two things became clear: (1) a 2018 special session...
Before next week's special session, Gov. Edwards should consider renting the classic 1982 movie "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan."
In her debut column with The Bayou Brief, Sue Lincoln unpacks the budget priorities listed in a recent letter by Speaker Taylor Barras.