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.
Ethics and Transparency post archive
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.
Louisiana elected officials who block critics on social media may be unconstitutionally restraining free speech and violating state public records laws.
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.
“Let us be candid: innocence, though presumed by our system, is currently bad for our bottom line.” – Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson
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.
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.