The House Majority Whip’s remarkable recovery after an assassination attempt compelled and inspired Americans. If he runs to replace Paul Ryan, he’ll need to do something else courageous: Confront the scandal that nearly toppled his political career.
Ethics and Transparency post archive
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?
The former England Air Force Base needs new leadership and a new mission if it is to thrive in the 21st century.
Jeff Landry’s office has repeatedly claimed that a law Louisiana repealed three years ago gives them the authority to hide records from the public.
LABI’s Stephen Waguespack believes Louisiana needs a gimmicky new website to help fix the budget. He’s ignoring the obvious.
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.