During her seven decades as an activist, Kahn became one of Louisiana’s most powerful, behind-the-scenes political organizers.
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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.
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.
The retired Lt. Colonel becomes the House Majority Whip’s third announced opponent.
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.
In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History.
“He is the Grover Norquist of Louisiana, as if we needed another Grover Norquist.”
Residents of the Lower Ninth Ward vigorously oppose the Army Corps of Engineers’ $1 billion plan to widen the Industrial Canal, fearing it could destroy a neighborhood and a culture that Katrina nearly wiped out. Environmental scientists and independent engineers agree.
For the past two years, State Rep. Cameron Henry (R-Metairie) has claimed an income range of between $38,000 to $78,000. Last year, his campaign and PAC spent more than $120,000, far more than any other current member of the legislature.
Mardi Gras in New Orleans should be unifying, not divisive. This year, the “Lost Causers” and the “Chadders” tried their best to ruin the fun.