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.
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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.
Bienvenue en Louisiane.
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?
Jeff Landry’s office has repeatedly claimed that a law Louisiana repealed three years ago gives them the authority to hide records from the public.
A conversation with Paul S. Ryan, the lawyer who recently filed complaints with the DoJ and the FEC alleging that Team Trump’s $130,000 payment to Louisiana’s own Stormy Daniels was illegal.
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.