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Sen. Landrieu's Uphill Battle, Red State, Koch Money, Obamacare

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 10:08 Written by

washington-guilliotineSince the catastrophic launch of Obamacare and the slamming TV spots sponsored by the Koch brothers, Mary Landrieu’s popularity has plummeted. Her favorables are now, according to the Grigsby poll, 41%. On the other hand, 38% of the people in the poll did not know who her main opponent, Bill Cassidy, is. Landrieu’s Senator race, corporate funding of political campaigns, and the recent Supreme Court’s rejection of campaign funding limits were the discussion topics of this hangout with Stephen Sabludowsky and Jim Brown.

SLFPA-E Attorneys offer to tear up fee contract on wetlands--in your court
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 14:00

Louisiana-house-repsToday the attorneys representing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East (“SLFPA-E”) formally extended an offer to restructure their fees if the 97 oil and gas companies named in the suit will come to the table and negotiate a fair and equitable settlement in the case to accelerate the important work that needs to be done to restore Louisiana’s Coast.

Vance McAllister, Vitter, James O’Keefe scandals debated, and Louisiana poll
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 14:00 Written by

wgsoToday, on WGSO Radio, Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky and talk-show host, Jeff Crouere discussed the Vance McAllister scandal that is shocking Louisiana political scene and which has been broadcasted throughout the local and national media. The radio broadcast was webcasted on Bayoubuzz.com via Google Hangout.

 

Vance McAllister: Latest Louisiana Sex, Lies and Videotape scandal
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 13:01 Written by

louisiana-washington-wayLouisiana is known for its colorful political characters. From Huey Long to Edwin Edwards, the state has produced more than its fair share of political rogues. From corruption to sex scandals, the state’s politicians seem to be unable to stay out of the headlines for the wrong reasons. 

Tobacco Free campaign in On the Move in Louisiana
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 12:27

healthyThe Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL), a program of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center and the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI), recently launched its 2014 statewide media campaign, “On the Move.” The campaign features an interactive concept, utilizing print, broadcast and digital advertising, website development and social media to showcase the depth of success ofsmoke-free initiatives throughout Louisiana and creating a call-to-action for all Louisianans to continue to advocate for stronger protections from secondhandsmoke.

Team Gleason, Lafayette Chamber, Le Petit, Carnival Cruise, Job Fair, SBLF
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 12:17

gleasonLouisiana Business and organization news stories for  April 8, 2014:

Team Gleason and Health 2.0 New Orleans, Lafayette Chamber event,  SBLF lending,  Carnival Dream Cruise in New Orleans, Death of a Salesman and LePetit Theater and New Orleans Job Fair...

Plaquemines, Jefferson flood protection lawsuits under legislative assault
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 10:52 Written by

TheLens2by Tyler Bridges of The Lens

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.

Pinsonat: Legislature lawsuits, Landrieus' Chances, Jindal's Absence, Vitter's lead
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 09:28 Written by

Louisiana capitolIt happens every spring.
As baseballs fill the pollen-infiltrated air, so do politics and the Louisiana legislature.
"Who’s on first" might be the call of the spring national pastime nationwide, but in Louisiana, the way to pass the time is not by juicing tobacco, but by chewing over the latest poll stats, hot legislative issue and by talking about the real state sport-- the game of elections and legislative affairs.

With a new poll being released last week by business-man Lane Grigsby, Bayoubuzz.com has turned to Bernie Pinsonat of Southern Media and Opinion Research for his insights with politics, polls and legislative homers and strike-outs.

Poll: Landrieu's Frail Lead, Vitter vs. Mitch, McCutcheon vs. FEC
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 08:17 Written by

landrieu-tea-partyLandrieu leads, but...
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, who is seeking a fourth six-year term, has a double-digit lead over her main Republican opponent, U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy. The election is November 4.

Louisiana legislature: Higher education, LSU plan at risk?
Monday, 07 April 2014 12:39

capitol-newLouisiana legislature: Higher education, LSU plan at risk?

Can Louisiana pay for higher education?  Are states getting out of paying for higher education, and will Louisiana follow this course?