Sunday, May 9, 2021

An Exercise in (f)Utility

Mayor Jeff Hall Dispatches Cleco’s Former Top Lawyer to Secret Meeting...

Invoices exclusively obtained by the Bayou Brief reveal that the Alexandria Mayor’s Office has been assembling a plan to privatize the city’s nonprofit utility system for more than seven months, despite what they’ve claimed publicly.

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The (Second) Louisiana Progressive?

Troy Carter, Theodore Roosevelt, Whit Martin, and the Mantle of Louisiana Progressivism

I Started a PAC to Defend Our Democracy Against Extremists Like Clay Higgins

Lafayette-based entrepreneur Ken Miller launches Blackthorn PAC to challenge the seditious and dystopian vision of America championed by a congressman who pals around with anti-government militia groups.

A Tale of Two Carters

As two veteran New Orleans politicos battle for the state's only solidly blue seat in Congress, how much will endorsements really matter?

Troy Carter is Best Qualified to Fight for and Achieve Universal Healthcare Coverage

By Barbara Major and Dr. Brobson Lutz For the first time in more than a decade, the second congressional district of Louisiana will have a...

In Crowded Race for LA-02, Desiree Ontiveros Has Reshaped the Conversation

Asya Howlette has spent the past decade working in schools to provide academic and social emotional access to students. After graduating from Hampton University,...