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Monday, 30 November 2015 10:57
New Louisiana governor and legislature, old problems to solve

labi logoby Stephen Waguespack, President of Louisiana Association of Business and Industry

 

The decision is made. We selected our leader, and now it is time to focus on solving our problems.


No, I’m not talking about Coach Miles and the work ahead for the Tigers’ top dog and his team to regain supremacy in the SEC. I’m talking about Governor-elect Edwards and his task of working with the new Legislature and others to tackle Louisiana’s challenges and reinforce its many strengths.

Monday, 30 November 2015 10:24
Shell Geismar, Jindal announce new $717M manufacturing at Ascension Parish complex

jindal speechShell Geismar and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced today a new $717M manufacturing at Ascension Parish complex. 

Here is the Louisiana Economic Development announcement:

Monday, 30 November 2015 10:14
Behind the Edwards win over Vitter, interview with Tyler Bridges TODAY at 4

edwards vicDid you know that:

Some major democratic leaders tried to convince Jon Bel Edwards to run for Attorney General, rather than Governor of Louisiana?

Sunday, 29 November 2015 15:24
Counter-attack against right-wing terror after Planned Parenthood attack

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Ever since the word got out that killings occurred at a Colorado Planned Parenthood, the counter-attack started against the right-wing, and against Christian right-wing elements who have been blaming liberals and others for being weak on terror, especially, that of Syrian refugee potential terror.

Friday, 27 November 2015 11:49
Black Friday specials: Vitter & Jindal bye, LAGOP scars, Edwards master of house?
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black fridayAs I loosen my belt from too much turkey and stuffing and my collar from too much election tension overloads, here are my post-election thoughts on this Thanksgiving weekend.  Today, we can shop til we drop and pray that our football heroes have enough of their own inner stuffing’s to bring back hope and glory.  Next week, we start December with earnest desires for a fresh start coming from a new administration.  Meantime, here’s my Black Friday gifts to you:

Friday, 27 November 2015 10:12
Louisiana losers: Vitter, LABI, Jindal, education reforms, TV debates
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loser 3Four months ago in the Louisiana governor’s race, Senator David Vitter was a slam-dunk.  He seemed to have it all.  Gobs of PAC money flowing in from all over the U.S., strong support from most of the Republican establishment including his GOP colleagues in Washington, and a huge lead in the polls.  There was no way he could lose.  But he did.  Some how, some way David Vitter snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. And in the process, we witnessed a number of losers.  Here are just a few: 

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 15:54
Vitter’s loss and the Newell Normand, Jindal, Syrian refugees issues
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normandWas there any one issue that resulted in David Vitter losing the Louisiana governor race on Saturday against Democrat Jon Bel Edwards? Given the importance of the election, the fact that a Democrat without hardly any name-recognition only months away from the primary, beat a well-known public official and two-term US Senator, the questions are being often raised—what did David Vitter in?

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 14:03
Secretary Dardenne? GOP vs. Edwards on House Speaker; A quiet Jindal?
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dardenneSECRETARY DARDENNE?

Surprise, surprise.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 13:36
Democratic Governors Org says Thanksgiving “Thanks” for Jon Bel Edwards win over Vitter

gop mapThe Democratic Governors Association has taken a moment from its Thanksgiving prep to say thanks for a gift of gifts, a democrat winning a major election in the South.

Other than the incoming Democratic Governor of Louisiana, Jon Bel Edwards, who bested Republican David Vitter on Saturday, finding another statewide elected official  is almost impossible.  There's democrats Bill Nelson, US Senator of Florida and Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood. And there's?  Well, I think that's it.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 12:36
UNO's Chervenak says Edwards v. Vitter election further proof of live interviewers vs. automated polls

chervenak brown nov25We hear the complaint that political polls are not accurate and so why use them?  In the recent Louisiana governor’s race with David Vitter against Jon Bel Edwards, there were some polls that were very accurate and others who missed the mark significantly.

(Below is an incomplete list compiled by Huffington Post Pollster.com.  The list did not include a tracking poll by Verne Kennedy of MRI, which the day prior to the elections, determined Edwards 55 to Vitter’s 45, one point off of the 56-44 spread.

  • Despite 5th plea, Schiff says House Intelligence Committee pursues Flynn's documents
  • Facebook Live: Discuss harm of Trump budget proposal on Louisiana coastal economy, restoration
  • Governor Edwards welcomes Pence with Medicaid, budget, Louisiana coast wishlist
  • World Premiere tonight in N.O. Bilderberg, the Movie

flynn2Despite General Michael Flynn’s announcement via his counsel that the General and former head of National Security, would take the 5th Amendment in Congressional proceedings, the Intelligence Committee will pursue information, regardless.

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560 usgs land loss map 2The efforts to rebuild the Louisiana coast has suffered a major and immediate setback, assuming that Congress goes along with the most recent budget proposal from President Trump.

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penceToday, Governor John Bel Edwards welcomed Vice President Mike Pence to Louisiana as he Veep is attending a event with top Louisianqa Republican officials. Along with the welcome, however, is a wishlist of requests including an item of recent vinctage involving the current Trump budget which tears a hole into the funding for the Louisiana coastal restoration. 

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bilderbergIt is always an honor when a movie premiere is held in New Orleans and tonight is no exception. At 7:30 p.m. Bilderberg, the Movie will premiere at the historic Prytania Theatre, 5339 Prytania Street.

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