Incumbents send proxies to qualify, while challengers have their say about the incumbents.
Capitol Brief post archive
“The people of our great state are not going to wake up tomorrow morning finding the Legislature waved some magic wand and all of our problems have gone away. But they’re going to wake up to a state that is poised for real long-term success.” – Gov. John Bel Edwards
“There are wheels within wheels, and fires within fires.” – Arthur Miller, The Crucible
“Nobody likes this, but it does solve the immediate problem.” – Rep. Stuart Bishop
“When we don’t ask an exact question, we don’t get an exact answer. If I don’t know about it, I don’t know to ask about it.” – Rep. Rick Edmonds
“The time for politics and partisanship is over. The time for solutions is now. No more excuses.” – Gov. John Bel Edwards
“Although there is immense pressure to vote for more taxes, I believe we can find other ways to fund government adequately.” – Rep. Jay Morris
Re: Your letter to the governor about the third special session.
“It’s a crying damn shame.” – Gov. John Bel Edwards
“We did the best we could in the time we had.” – Sen. Eric LaFleur