HB 707 causes controversy, displays Jindal’s hypocrisy

By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer The debate over religious freedom laws made its way to Louisiana this spring after a state lawmaker introduced House Bill

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Cynthia Lee-Sheng seeks Jefferson Council At-Large seat

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The daughter of the late Jefferson Sheriff Harry Lee announced two months ago that she plans to seek promotion to

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Our recommendations for the May 2 Millage Elections
Jazz Fest is on, and springtime brings many distractions. It is easy to forget to vote. Our editors have railed at the practice of scheduling property tax elections on ...
Constitutional amendment hopes to give voters right to end dedications
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Facing a $1.6 billion deficit, JP Morrell is attempting to pass legislation, which many consider an impossible feat, but yet he might just succeed. As the legislative ...
East Jeff MDs to oppose Lagasse
By Christopher Tidmore Continuing Writer Logically Elton Lagasse should be the frontrunner for Jefferson Parish President. As a past school board member, former schools superintendent, longtime District 5 Councilmember, and current Councilman ...
Congemi considers running for Westbank at-large seat against Roberts
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While all the attention has concentrated on the contenders for Jefferson Parish President, a former Kenner Police Chief and brother of a late Councilman, is himself ...
Lagasse and Yenni run for Jefferson Parish president
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer They finally believe that John Young is going to actually qualify to run for Lieutenant Governor, at least to the extent that Mike Yenni and Elton Lagasse ...
Is Jindal’s latest budget salvo to sell the Louisiana Lottery?
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer La. State payday loan barking Treasurer John Kennedy, a frequent critic of Governor Jindal, revealed last week that an Administration effort was underway to sell off the ...
American Samoans demand right to vote
By Michael Lozano Contributing Writer LONG BEACH, Calif. (Special from New America Media) – Monroe Tuia is an American Samoan living in Long Beach. The 52-year-old served in the U.S. Army in ...
Jindal’s aides had Clinton attitude on their ‘private emails’
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer While campaigning for President last week, Louisiana Governor Piyush Jindal ripped into former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s habit of utilizing a private email account for government ...

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