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bel edwardsToday, Lousiana House GOP members of the Joint Budget Committee stopped the State’s Medicaid contracts with a vote of 17 against, 7 for.

Shortly after, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued the following statement on today’s Joint Budget Committee vote:

edwards himEdwards calls GOP ‘obstructionists’

    Gov. John Bel Edwards did not mince words over the actions of some GOP House members who are members of the Joint Budget Committee.
    The Committee last week blocked lucrative contract extensions sought by Edwards for the managed-care companies that coordinate services for 1.5 million Medicaid patients in Louisiana.

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In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a Louisiana Treasurer’s election coming up to replace John Kennedy, now the US Senator.

Yawn.

bernie treasurer raceLouisiana is in the middle of a "hot" election season.  On the local level, there are number of seats available, particularly in New Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Statewide, there is only one major election, that for Louisiana Treasurer due to a vacancy.

fat moneyYear after year, Louisiana sits at the top of the list for the most expensive state in the nation for auto insurance.  Insure.com just released a new study showing the Bayou State in a neck and neck race with Michigan to maintain it’s honor for average costs that tops $2000 a year.

  • Louisiana competes with Michigan for average costs for auto insurance

  • Louisiana one of the highest uninsured states for drivers

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