Yesterday, a small group of Republican state legislators, often known as the Jindal Caucus, inserted a poison pill amendment that they realized would blow up negotiations. The problem is they have no end game, and moderate Republicans are growing increasingly frustrated.
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Heated at times, House committees hammered away at some of the special session bills. On the second day of 2018’s special session, Louisiana’s Republican ...
“We’ve been through this song and dance before. The problems that we face are not new,” Governor John Bel Edwards said, as he addressed the ...
Following the failure to pass any tax reform measures during the 2017 regular legislative session, two things became clear: (1) a 2018 special session would ...
Jeff Landry’s office has repeatedly claimed that a law Louisiana repealed three years ago gives them the authority to hide records from the public.
Before next week’s special session, Gov. Edwards should consider renting the classic 1982 movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.”
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 current budget crisis underscores a sad and toxic reality about our state’s political system.
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.