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lou gehrig burnettA few minutes ago, I browsed through my email box as I do frequently. Unfortunately, this time, I saw a heading that I should have known was coming.

It was from Jeffrey Sadow, a political science professor. The email said, “Lou Gehrig Burnett, 1941-2018”.

Thursday, 25 January 2018 13:46

Louisiana takes wrong fork in its Insurance regulations

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forkedouisiana has one of the worst insurance regulatory environments in the nation. That is according to Washington-based conservative think tank R Street Institute in its 2017 Insurance Regulation Report Card just issued. And no, it’s not because of the trial lawyers or the big insurance companies. The blame is laid directly on the Louisiana legislature. In ranking states across the country, Louisiana was given an F.

brown scrubJim Brown, former State Senator, Louisiana Secretary of State and Insurance Commissioner, knows a little bit about the term, “scrub the budget”. That was the term famously used by former Governor Buddy Roemer, who came from election nowhere in the final weeks of the gubernatorial campaign, to beat then-incumbent Edwin Edwards, Billy Tauzin, Bob Livingston and Speedy Long in 1987.

abrahamThe Louisiana Republican Party through its Chairman, Roger Villere slammed Governor John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Democratic Party and Gumbo PAC for an email that was sent out by the Democrats bashing Congressman Ralph Abraham. Below is the LAGOP response and the original email by the Democrats

WENDY VITTERAs posted on twitter, the White House has offered Wendy Vitter, the wife of former US Senator David Vitter, a lifetime post as US Federal District Court Judge. 

budget cut capital 5The "Fiscal Cliff" is upon us and is making news throughout the state as once again, Louisiana is looking at a roughly one billion dollar hole, if not much more.

How will the state solve the fiscal problem remains to be seen.  Below are two perspectives, one from the conservative organization, Pelican Post and the second from Louisiana Budget Project.

consultUS SENATOR APPROVALS

Morning Consult has issued its "definitive" US Senate approval rankings revealing the popularity of the 100 US Senators within their own respective states. 

 

 

 

 

billy nungesserLouisiana is a state loaded with people who live through by their passions. Now. a new brand for the state permeates to its soul. 

budget 2018Today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards released his $25.3 billion “doomsday” Louisiana operating budget outlining the worse case scenario for the upcoming budget year. The budget would devastate health services and sharply cut into the TOPS program.  After the budget was released, the Democrats released a statement concerned about what they call $2.4 billion dollars in cuts.

Edwards wants the Republican-controlled legislature to pass a replacement tax package.

trump kennedy new dayWe need to know where Louisiana’s US Senator John Kennedy stands on President Donald Trump and on the issues in Congress, specifically, now, the government shut down.


Today, once again on CNN’s New Day, the freshman US Senator was asked about the shutdown.

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