“Let us end the culture of death, and truly build a culture of life.” – Bishop Shelton Fabre
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“These can provide protection from a handgun or a shotgun, but not an AR-15.” — Sen. Mike Walsworth
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.
“Inaction risks the health and lives of too many of our citizens.” — Gov. John Bel Edwards
One House committee chairman is shutting out and shutting down citizen testimony on bills.
“When do we as lawmakers take responsibility and fix the problem?” — Rep. Pat Smith (D-Baton Rouge)
“What type of message do you think this sends to the citizens, that we are going back on what we did — that we can’t make up our minds?” – Rep. Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport)
Bills dealing with hogs, dogs, and oysters saw legislative action Monday.
House lawmakers approve some treats and lay some eggs with bills that are in the basket.
Sen. Sharon Hewitt uses a form of “victim-shaming” to argue against equal pay bill.