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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There is no evidence of “widespread fraud” among Medicaid beneficiaries, but there’s now ample proof of a coordinated effort to distort the facts and deceive the public.
Hewitt owes the people of Louisiana and Daryl Purpera an apology for receiving taxpayer funding as a legislator and defrauding taxpayers by lying about the public record.
Newly-elected State Treasurer John Schroder campaigned for a job he never fully understood, and as he demonstrated in a recent state bond commission meeting, his ignorance isn’t just embarrassing; it’s bad for business.
“Shocking and saddening.” Federal funding from HUD is now in jeopardy, while the Louisiana Attorney General continues to use taxpayer money on self-promotion.
The state’s Tuition Donation Credit program allows contributors to use the money they’d otherwise have to spend in state income taxes to donate to private schools instead.
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.
Louisiana’s Department of Justice is currently being led by people who have repeatedly proven to care more about the profits and public image of Big Oil and chemical companies than about the state’s environment or those who live in our most vulnerable communities, even if it poses a danger to first responders.