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.
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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.
The event is being hosted by Represent.us, a non-profit organization that seeks to “bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to pass powerful anti-corruption laws that stop political bribery, end secret money, and fix our broken elections,” and The Bayou Brief is proud to be one of two Louisiana-based sponsors, along with our friends at Louisiana Progress.
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.
The congressman, who is eyeing a race for governor, missed at least six different votes as a result.
They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds.
Ralph Abraham believes the President never said what Senators Durbin and Graham already confirmed.
In an extended interview, Donna Brazile talks about her faith in the future of Louisiana, about the Alabama senate race, about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and about some of the internal decisions made by the Clinton campaign that may have cost the Democratic nominee the election, which she details in “Hacks,” her controversial new memoir.
Five years ago, then-Congressman Landry was accused of illegally using public money to promote his campaign, and it landed him on the cover of Lafayette’s most popular monthly news publication.