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.
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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Jeff Landry’s office has repeatedly claimed that a law Louisiana repealed three years ago gives them the authority to hide records from the public.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.
PhRMA spent thousands entertaining lawmakers at Baton Rouge venues such as Mike Anderson’s Seafood, specializing in shrimp-and-crab gumbo, and the Mestizo Restaurant, home of the Daredevil Margarita, lobbying records show.
The obvious question is: Why?
The sordid saga of Lafayette City Marshal Brian Pope.
The congressman, who is eyeing a race for governor, missed at least six different votes as a result.
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.
If Jeff Landry wants Louisiana to believe his decision to investigate New Orleans Mayor-elect Cantrell’s spending is credible and based on a legitimate concern for the public’s interest, then he should first account for his own.