Tyler Bridges, who covered the Louisiana legislature and Governor Bobby Jindal close up for The Lens, a New Orleans publication, has just written another article for a national publication discussing the difficult environment Jindal, the legislature and Louisiana finds itself this spring.
Governor Jindal wants to set the record straight.
Today, he was scorched by two articles in the national media that took issue with his economic development claims and his budget. One was in Politico, the other in the New York Times.
It appears no coincidence that the Louisiana Democratic Party released a attack ad against Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, right in time for the close of the Louisiana legislative session and in time for the Republican Leadership Conference, this weekend in New Orleans.
On Thursday, during a press conference at the Capitol in Baton Rouge, The Lens’s reporter, Tyler Bridges, asked Gov. Bobby Jindal, about the Louisiana legislative session and his “frequent” absences. The Lens had published one of Bridges’s articles regarding concerns that some of the Governor’s allies and foes were having about the governor’s involvement in the session (or some say, the lack of involvement).
A high-profile lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East is not the only lawsuit under assault by the oil and gas industry and its allies in the state Legislature.
The Louisiana legislature is entering into its third week of the annual legislative session. What is happening? What are the issues being discussed by the state government.
The ArtWorks building future sale of the ArtWorks building to the New Orleans Culinary and Hospitality Institute is New Orleans business and politics at its best.
Is New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu difficult to get along with; that is, if you disagree with him? Is he vindictive to those who are on his “enemy list”?
If you’re not on Mitch Landrieu’s team, people say, he’ll fight back by pulling city contracts, removing you from boards and committees, and dressing you down. The mayor says there’s no evidence of such retaliation, and that he’s tangled with entrenched political interests.
On the day he became mayor nearly four years ago, Mitch Landrieu delivered a stirring inaugural address. He concluded it by repeating a slogan from his campaign.
Fresh off a stinging political defeat in a northeast Louisiana congressional race, Gov. Bobby Jindal is facing calls to re-engage with Louisiana residents and elected officials rather than travel about the nation in pursuit of his evident presidential ambitions.