Special session ends with plenty of rancor — and not much else.
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On Oscar night in Hollywood, Louisiana’s House leadership re-enacted the plot of 1974’s best picture “The Sting.”
Name-calling, bogus votes push Louisiana House closer to special session failure
The Louisiana House is giving the special session one final try.
House Republicans out their own leadership’s plan to create failure.
“You guys can have different opinions, but you can’t have your own facts.” – Representative Ted James (D-Baton Rouge)
An old riddle asks, “Why did the dog chase his tail?” To make ends meet.
Is the LABI “scorecard” prompting some lawmakers to push back against the new agreement for addressing the fiscal cliff?
Could the failure of Medicaid restriction bills signify a parting of the Red Sea?
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.