Ballots cast in recent CDC primary races were along racial lines

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer White voters in Orleans Parish turned out to the polls at a rate nearly three times higher than African-American voters

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Legislative CAT fight is looming

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In his “2017 Budget Stabili-zation Plan,” Louisiana’s Governor split the difference on his tax reform proposal. In a press conference

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Johnson, Montero, and Williams campaign for open CDC judge seat
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Of the two major Orleans Parish judicial contests on the ballot, the really fiery debate has emerged from the battle to replace Regina Bartholomew Woods on ...
Kennedy calls for Edmonson’s resignation
On the heels of reports by The New Orleans Advocate and WWL News that placed a cloud of suspicion over a West Coast road trip by four Louisiana state troopers ...
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Election 2017: Chase vs. Brown for La. Appellate Court seat
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The special election on March 25, 2017 to fill the open Division C seat on Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal may constitute one of the hardest ...
New Orleans might be ready to have another Black mayor
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer When Paul Bonin made the somewhat judicially unprecedented decision to move from the State Court of Appeals to Orleans’ Criminal District Court, never did it cross any ...
Conservatives plot their course on the rising ‘sea of red’ in state capitals
By Robert Faturechi ProPublica Shortly after the November election, with the nation’s political attention focused on the Trump transition, an influential advocacy group met outside Washington to discuss how to leverage the ...
Race to Fill La. Treasurer’s Office gets crowded
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer As 1st Assistant Ron Henson is sworn in as La. State Treasurer to replace his former boss, newly elected Senator John Neely Kennedy, candidates are already lining ...
Activists to gather in Miss. to chart agenda for Trump era
By Ajamu Dillahunt Contributing Writer (Special from Facing South) — Human rights activists from across the South will gather at historic Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi, from Dec. 9 to 11 for ...
Democrat Foster Campbell in runoff with Kennedy
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Democratic smart money was on Caroline Fayard, but she couldn’t overcome the decades of support from rural and North Louisiana Democrats that Foster Campbell had ...

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