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.
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“Although there is immense pressure to vote for more taxes, I believe we can find other ways to fund government adequately.” – Rep. Jay Morris
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.
During the past 20 years, a small group of anti-government ideologues has transformed state politics by preaching fiscal responsibility. Quietly, they’ve also collected billions in tax breaks, incentives, and government contracts. Part two of an ongoing series.
During the past 20 years, a small group of anti-government ideologues has transformed state politics by preaching fiscal responsibility. Quietly, they’ve also collected billions in tax breaks, incentives, and government contracts. Part one of an ongoing series.
There’s one question no reporter has yet to ask Stormy Daniels.
“He is the Grover Norquist of Louisiana, as if we needed another Grover Norquist.”
A person very close to Sen. Kennedy, who asked to speak on the condition of anonymity, believes the complaints are nothing more than sour grapes and fake news promoted by his opponents and his most vociferous partisan critics. However, there are many others who contend that Kennedy’s actions violated both the spirit and the letter of the law and demonstrated a clear-cut lack of integrity and willingness to dismiss the values to which an ethical leader should aspire.
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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.
Is the LABI “scorecard” prompting some lawmakers to push back against the new agreement for addressing the fiscal cliff?