“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
Posts by: Sue Lincoln: Page 8
Ladies, both those serving in the legislature and those attending the session, are speaking out and pointing out inequalities
Issues and conflicts that dominated the special session are kindling tension in the regular session’s second week.
ITEP controversies illustrate what corporate interests say they want and what they do are not the same.
Equal Pay and Minimum Wage bills advance
While lawmakers press for a constitutional convention, annual LSU survey shows citizen trust reaching new lows
“It’s like buzzards flying around Louisiana, ready to swoop in on the carcasses we leave behind.” — Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne
Lingering tensions prompt one House Republican to give up committee chairmanship
Over 1100 bills have been prefiled, but few — if any — involve new solutions or ideas.
Special session ends with plenty of rancor — and not much else.