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Who nailed Landrieu's 2014 toughness--MSNBC, NY Times, Fox News?

Thursday, 24 April 2014 11:24 Written by

landrieu-tea-partySen. Mary Landrieu's name came up recently on MSNBC's "The Cycle." The Louisiana Senator was described as "tough as nails," and the reporters gave her good chances of keeping her seat in the Senate in November.

Jindal's JP announcement, Gambel Giveway; AgCenter; Dardenne Awards
Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:18 Written by

new-orleans-tourismLouisiana governor Bobby Jindal makes Jefferson Parish economic development announcement; Gambel gives away $5,000; AgCenter research project launches; Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne hosts Culture Awards and renewable fuel awards. These are the latest business and organization news.

Kennedy's Louisiana Bond Commission vote hypocrisy detracts from message
Thursday, 24 April 2014 09:15 Written by

Kennedy-interview2Kennedy's hypocrisy shouldn't distract budgeting debate.

ALEC, Koch's hate Louisiana welfare, not corporation, farm gimmes
Thursday, 24 April 2014 08:55 Written by

Louisiana capitolThe Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) agenda, as we have shown here on numerous occasions, promotes unyielding opposition to any legislation that smacks of benefits to workers, the unemployed and the poor.

To fix New Orleans deficit, Landrieu wants special economic district
Thursday, 24 April 2014 08:22 Written by

new-orleans-tourismMayor Mitch Landrieu wants the state Legislature to create a special economic district along the New Orleans riverfront in which all tax revenue generated by new hotels and other development would be the city’s.

Jindal's Health Care Plan All Talk and No Action
Thursday, 24 April 2014 08:13 Written by

jindal-speechLouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal made a splash of headlines a few weeks ago by proposing his alternative to Obamacare. Many of his ideas are the part of the same list he’s been shopping around for years, some of it pieced together from a litany of Republican proposals. He’s being blistered by a number of state and national columnists for not putting forth anything new or original.

Video: Emotional end to Louisiana Sen. hearing killing Medicaid Expansion
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:55 Written by

capitol-newA Louisiana State Senator crying; a black legislator debating a Tea Party representative about helping the poor versus giving tax breaks to corporations;

 

LAGOP accuse Harry Reid, Demos poke Elbert Guillory, Common Core dumped
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 13:02 Written by

cassidyLouisiana politics revs up today with issues involving Obamacare, Harry Reid, Elbert Guillory (who recently switched from Democrat to Republican), Common Core and dueling press releases from the Cassidy and Mary Landrieu camps..and more. 

Jindal Gap Hangout with Louisiana Health Crusaders, Democrats
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 12:38 Written by

HealthCareDebateOn Monday, various groups in support of the federally funded Medicaid expansion and removal of what they call the Jindal gap held a Google Hangout webcast. People who fall into the Jindal gap are those who can neither get Obamacare nor Medicaid. This gap, according to several organizations, is caused by Jindal’s refusal to accept the Medicaid expansion.

Louisiana Obamacare Medicaid Expansion debate: WGSO-Bayoubuzz
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:42 Written by

obamacare-wgsoToday, Sen. Ben Nevers's (D-Bogalusa) SB 96 bill is up for debate in the Louisiana Senate's health committee. Gov. Jindal has rejected the federally funded Medicaid expansion, stating that it would "improperly add people to a poorly-operated government program." SB 96, if it goes through, would allow the people of Louisiana to vote for or against the Medicaid expansion. This topic also came up during the WGSO Radio Show with Jeff Crouere and Stephen Sabludowsky:

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