If that’s the best Louisiana Senate leaders and Gov. John Bel Edwards can do, then clearly the Louisiana House of Representatives leadership is winning the battle of wills over the size of government, irrespective of the hypocrisy involved.

Published in News

Yesterday Louisianans dodged a potential tax increase, despite the attempt of an overeager Republican lawmaker to put a fig leaf of respectability on it, but remain in the woods on the issue.

Published in News

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Republican Party have taken to the e-airwaves today to promote their respective positions on the budget during the special session.

Published in News

Political buzz news for today:

Here are some of the articles, stories, newsletters and press releases we have received today in our inbox:

John Bel Edwards and the touch legislative session; Caroline Fayard and Hillary Clinton, Rob Maness gets backinng; Kevin Kane and Smart on Crime.  Also here are the recent tweets regarding the Louisiana legislature.  Plus, don't forget, we've got Trump and Clinton, too.

Published in News

As prepared for delivery:

Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Members of the Legislature, Honored Guests, My fellow Louisianans:

Good morning. Here we are again.

Published in News

by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

 Gov. John Bel Edwards disappointed s lot of his Democratic supporters last week when he signed a bill that, if it takes affect, could prevent more than 5,200 women, men, and young people in Louisiana from accessing birth control, cancer screenings, STD testing and treatment, and other preventive care at Planned Parenthood  through Medicaid.

Published in News

 

The Democratic Party-leaning Anzalone Liszt Grove Research conducted a poll on behalf of the Rebuild Louisiana organization to analyze voters opinions leading up to the special session of the Louisiana legislature, which begins today after the regular session ends.

Published in News

Interesting that we are approaching another special session and one ultra-conservative Republican Alan Seabaugh is claiming that the current Governor John Bel Edwards cannot be believed.
Last night, Seabaugh said on Facebook:

 

 

 

 

 

Published in News

Who’s the chicken, the Louisiana legislators or the governor?
The Louisiana legislative session is melting down to its end with now-roughly $450 million dollars  deficit needing to be filled.  A special session has been called by the governor set immediately afterwards, to raise taxes to bring in the necessary money.  The questions are--who’s going to be the brave and who’s going to chicken out?

Published in News

  
by Lou Gehrig Burnett, Publisher of Fax-Net

Playing games with the budget
    Some in the media and government watchers believe Republicans, especially House Appropriations Committee Chairman Cameron Henry of Metairie, apparently are still in denial about a Democrat being elected governor of Louisiana.

Published in News
  • 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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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. 

Read More

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.

Read More

John Bel Edwards Menu