Arthur Hunter represents a real change for the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s office. In his twenty-three years as a judge in Criminal District Court, Hunter has gained the reputation of a fair and courageous judge. While on the bench, Judge Hunter proactively advocated for equal funding for public defenders and expanded programs for criminal defendants. […]
Throughout the race for Orleans Parish District Attorney, three of the four candidates have done their best to convince voters that criminal justice reform is at the forefront of their agenda. All have made it a point to distance themselves from the current DA, Leon Cannizzaro. But who are the candidates, and what are their […]
Amendment 5’s wording on your ballot is purposefully confusing. It states, “Do you support an amendment to authorize local governments to enter into cooperative endeavor ad valorem tax exemption agreements with new or expanding manufacturing establishments for payments in lieu of taxes?” Not sure what that means? Then the amendment’s creators can give themselves a pat on […]
Ethical inconsistencies among conservative representatives have emerged recently after President Trump received an antiviral cocktail developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, which utilized immortalized cell lines from human embryonic kidney cells (HEK293T) in its research. What are HEK293T cells? In 1972, scientists in The Netherlands used kidney tissue from an electively aborted fetus to grow cells that, […]
In Louisiana, voter ID laws could stop as much as 58 percent of Louisiana’s transgender population could have difficulties voting.
You know Joe Biden is running; you may like Antoine Pierce or Adrian Perkins for Senate; and you’ll probably vote for Cedric Richmond for Representative (because who else is there?). But who are all of these judges? This piece will address this question, with several key factors in mind. First, this piece is a first-blush […]
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden recently made a comment about Latinos, in which he stated Latino voters are “an incredibly diverse community with incredibly different attitudes about different things.” Out of the many countries that constitute Latin America, 8 nationalities have the highest populations inside the U.S.: Mexican, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Cuban, Dominican, Guatemalan, Colombian […]
Lieutenant Governor Bill Nungesser wants to restore tourism across Louisiana as the state reopens – and he wants to start by taking control of the French Quarter away from the city of New Orleans.
On Monday Republicans in the Louisiana House Appropriations committee advanced legislation that would deter the defunding of police in cities, parishes, and universities. House Bill 38 would require universities, parishes, or cities planning on reducing law enforcement funding to notify the Joint Legislative Committee, which will be comprised of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance […]
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