“The people of our great state are not going to wake up tomorrow morning finding the Legislature waved some magic wand and all of our problems have gone away. But they’re going to wake up to a state that is poised for real long-term success.” – Gov. John Bel Edwards
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“There are wheels within wheels, and fires within fires.” – Arthur Miller, The Crucible
“Nobody likes this, but it does solve the immediate problem.” – Rep. Stuart Bishop
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.
“When we don’t ask an exact question, we don’t get an exact answer. If I don’t know about it, I don’t know to ask about it.” – Rep. Rick Edmonds
“The time for politics and partisanship is over. The time for solutions is now. No more excuses.” – Gov. John Bel Edwards
As we enter the next special session, Louisiana legislators have one easy way to ensure success. The votes are there, but the courage may not be.
“Although there is immense pressure to vote for more taxes, I believe we can find other ways to fund government adequately.” – Rep. Jay Morris
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.
Re: Your letter to the governor about the third special session.