ELECTIONS AND POLITICS
Louisiana has a long and sordid history of embracing politicians who bend – and sometimes even break...
BRIEFLY SPEAKING PODCAST
WRECKED: HOW CAR INSURANCE TAKES LOUISIANA FOR A RIDE
In what amounts to a deployment penalty, several large Louisiana car insurers raise rates, in some cases by nearly 30%, on National Guard...
Since 2015, Donelon has received more than $680,000 in campaign donations from insurance companies and agents.
The research highlights a problem that impacts a significant proportion of Louisiana drivers, yet one that was apparently unknown to Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon.
On April 15th, when state Rep. Kirk Talbot first introduced HB 372, a now-defeated proposal that had been known as the...
ARTS AND CULTURE
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OPINIONS AND COMMENTARY
THE CAPITOL BRIEF by Sue Lincoln
“I don’t know what Bible they’re readin’, but that’s not what my Bible says.” – Michelle Perkins
"If our costs spike because of an economic downturn, we've got to find the money to pay for it." -- Conrad Appel
“This is protecting small businesses from big financial institutions that make social policies that are discriminatory." -- Rep. Blake Miguez
“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in.” – Abraham Lincoln, March 4, 1865
“As I was motivatin' over the hill I saw Maybellene in a coup de ville. A Cadillac a-rollin' on the open road, Nothin' will outrun my V8 Ford…. Maybellene, why can't you be true? Oh…” – Chuck Berry, “Maybellene”
"I look forward to working with the Legislature to approve a responsible budget." - Gov. John Bel Edwards
hinky: adjective. A word which means questionable, unreliable, suspect. It refers to something which is not quite right, something out of place, causing concern.
"There are three things that matter in property: location, location, location." -- Lord Harold Samuel, British real estate tycoon
Yet as a candidate for governor, Abraham has criticized those who seek to hold the oil and gas industry accountable for environmental damages.