Governor issues special session call, and “historic” legislation finds favor from the House.
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“Let us be candid: innocence, though presumed by our system, is currently bad for our bottom line.” – Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson
“Shocking and saddening.” Federal funding from HUD is now in jeopardy, while the Louisiana Attorney General continues to use taxpayer money on self-promotion.
The House Majority Whip’s remarkable recovery after an assassination attempt compelled and inspired Americans. If he runs to replace Paul Ryan, he’ll need to do something else courageous: Confront the scandal that nearly toppled his political career.
One House committee chairman is shutting out and shutting down citizen testimony on bills.
“We’re confident that when the evidence of this case is presented, there will be no doubt about the veracity of the allegations in Mr. Bonadona’s complaint,” asserts Bonadona’s lawyer.
In a federal complaint filed yesterday, LC president Rick Brewer is alleged to have violated the law by refusing to hire a Christian assistant football coach because of his Jewish heritage.
Edward Snowden appeared virtually via Google Hangout for a compelling discussion about surveillance, and why he risked his life to leak information to the press.
As exemplified in the current debate over a courthouse monument, the failure to confront Shreveport’s brutal past still haunts the final capital city of the Confederacy to acknowledge defeat.
For the last two and a half years, Traigle has been living in Charlotte, North Carolina. A man who once seemed to be everywhere in Baton Rouge suddenly vanished and, until now, hasn’t spoken to anyone in the Louisiana media.