Local advocacy groups and national experts are sounding the alarm in response to recent executive orders signed by President Trump.
Governor John Bel Edwards announced on Friday, August 7 that he would be petitioning President Trump to fully fund the deployment of the Louisiana National Guard through December 31, 2020. Without it, Louisiana could be on the hook for $10 million. Title 32, Section 502(f) of the United States Code provides that the National Guard […]
With the 2020 presidential race already on people’s minds, and the November election drawing nearer, it can sound grueling to listen to news pundits moaning and groaning about what’s going on in politics. With commentators giving their points of view on regular broadcasts, just listening to the news stories feels like a full-time job […]
According to the U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey responses collected July 9 through July 14, 26.5 percent of U.S. adults either missed last month’s rent or have slight or no confidence that they can make their next rent payment on time.
Support is Pouring in from College and High School Democrats From Across the State For Lynda WoolardAugust 4, 2020
Lynda Woolard has worked collaboratively and provided leadership and training to College Democrats and High School Democrats throughout her organizing and campaign career. She has innovative ideas and strategic plans to ensure that young people and young adults are engaged and involved in the work with the Louisiana Democratic Party. When asked about her plans […]
Former Presidential Candidate Herman Cain has died due to COVID-19. The former Godfather’s Pizza CEO and conservative political pundit became nationally famous when, as a 2012 contender for the Republican presidential nomination, he introduced his “9-9-9 Plan”. The idea was to keep it as simple as possible, with a nine percent sales tax, a nine […]
In May of 2020, the Cantrell Administration warned of a major economic shortfall in city government. The City of New Orleans maintained a hiring freeze, reduced trash pickup, and warned that some employees might be forced to retire early. Despite this, the City of New Orleans created a new office – expanding the original deputy […]
As the last day of qualifying ends, Orleans Parish District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro has officially declined to run for a third term, according to NOLA.com. This comes after a second term that was fraught with complaints – civil, criminal, and ethical – against his practices as top law enforcement officer in New Orleans. Mr. Cannizzaro […]
“I didn’t expect to be the poster boy for medical marijuana in Louisiana I was just trying to do the right thing.” Representative Larry Bagley explained in an interview about the law he authored, Act 286, which will vastly widen access to medical marijuana for Louisiana citizens. Bagley, a Republican representative who had always […]
On a warm sunny afternoon in New Orleans, I sat down with Judge Arthur Hunter (Ret.) to discuss his platform and campaign to become the next District Attorney of Orleans Parish. Hunter, presents with a soft-spoken mild-mannered demeanor, but underneath those character traits is a man passionate about reforming the city of New Orleans. Hunter’s […]
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