Landry and Murrill are the first public officials to apply the term to an entirely ministerial accounting procedure or to suggest that career civil servants at the Department of Health and Human Services are somehow actively involved in this conspiracy.
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There is no evidence of “widespread fraud” among Medicaid beneficiaries, but there’s now ample proof of a coordinated effort to distort the facts and deceive the public.
“Louisiana is going backward.” – Jeanne Abadie, Advocacy Center of Louisiana
“There is something in this bill that smacks of misogyny.” — Rep. Sam Jones
Hewitt owes the people of Louisiana and Daryl Purpera an apology for receiving taxpayer funding as a legislator and defrauding taxpayers by lying about the public record.
PhRMA spent thousands entertaining lawmakers at Baton Rouge venues such as Mike Anderson’s Seafood, specializing in shrimp-and-crab gumbo, and the Mestizo Restaurant, home of the Daredevil Margarita, lobbying records show.
The obvious question is: Why?
The Lafayette Consolidated Government is saddling the widow of Cpl. Michael Middlebrook with an additional $4,000 a year in health insurance costs, even though there is an easy solution. Their failure to do the right thing represents the very worst kind of government and betrays the community they serve.
Jimmy Kimmel eviscerates Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy. Here’s the full transcript.
As the country discusses the merits of the Cassidy and Graham proposal to repeal Obamacare, it’s worth remembering that Cassidy, the bill’s principal author and sponsor, could not produce the vast majority of time sheets documenting his work at LSU. This is still a problem, no matter how the Senator or LSU attempts to explain their highly unusual and ethically problematic business relationship.
In Louisiana, the oil and gas industry sells two products: Energy and fear.