Louisiana News & politics focus on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana legislature

edwards-trina“Louisiana United States Congressman Edwin W. Edwards.”

If the “old sly gray Fox” has his way, that will be his name and title should the 86-year-old former Congressman and former four-term-ex-governor pulls off the totally unexpected.

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edwards-trina-news-conferenceAlthough Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards will no longer be the top man at the mansion, he will be man in the house of the new reality TV show, The Governor’s Wife, premiering Sunday on A & E.

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edwards-trinaOnly moments ago, Trina Scott Edwards the wife of Edwin Edwards, former Governor of Louisiana, posted the following on her Facebook page to explain what is in her heart now that she and her husband have disclosed they want to have a baby and plan to make the effort in October.

No, this is not a reality show which is actually what the Edwards are currently shooting. 

But, it's real.

 

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  • Watch Louisiana Governor Edwards talk about CAT Tax failure

catRarely, have I seen few issues that have generated as much raw heat, tension, and passion than the Confederate monuments controversy. 

Just as existed during the real civil war, where brothers battled brothers, social media is the battleground, particularly Facebook, pitting friend against friend.

On one side of the tense divide, there are those who are protecting the New Orleans civil war era monuments.  Burnt in effigy, forever, is the symbol of Mayor Mitch Landrieu for up-ending what the monument protectors consider to be the loving civil society of New Orleans.

Lately, events have turned somewhat militaristic.

Some protectors of the Confederate monuments have been staying vigilant, in person and online, even surveilling during the wee hours of the morning, waiting for the next Mayor Landrieu attack. On Sunday morning, with protections of snipers, masked workers and a dumbstruck audience, the worst of all of the monuments was cut and carried., the Liberty Monument. 

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miller nfl live2 5It’s D-Day or Draft Day tomorrow in the NFL.

More specifically, Thursday represents the first day of the NFL draft 2017.

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trump curtainsThe major President Trump news of the day focuses upon taxes, not only the tax cuts he is proposing but his own taxes, which he obviously, refuses to unveil.

 

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At a press conference today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said the CAT Tax did not pass the House Ways and Means Committee.  The Governor, in addressing the media said that "the fate of that bill was decided long before we unveiled it".

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