In a speech to the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, Rep. Leger talks candidly about the problems facing the state government. These are his full remarks, as prepared for delivery.
Louisiana post archive: Page 10
While he lobbied to receive personal tax information on Medicaid recipients, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry told a federal circuit court in California that disclosing the names of Americans for Prosperity’s top donors was an unconstitutional intrusion on privacy that could be abused by powerful elected officials.
As we enter the next special session, Louisiana legislators have one easy way to ensure success. The votes are there, but the courage may not be.
With only one year left before he is term-limited from office, State Sen. Martiny calls out his fellow Republicans and reveals that Americans for Prosperity engages in activities that many would consider unethical and potentially extortionist.
“It is a sad day for the state of Louisiana,” the governor said. “You saw a minority in the House put politics over people.”
The right-wing think tank published the methodology of its “study” claiming that solving Louisiana’s fiscal cliff would hurt the state’s economy.
The retired Lt. Colonel becomes the House Majority Whip’s third announced opponent.
Louisiana elected officials who block critics on social media may be unconstitutionally restraining free speech and violating state public records laws.
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.
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.