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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

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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 ...
Congresswoman Donna M. Christensen, Congressman Robert C. Scott and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. (Seated)A. Shuanise Washington- President and CEO, CBCF, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Jim Colon VP of Toyota African-American Business Strategy, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. and Congressman Chaka Fattah.
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation honors its pioneers
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — On Feb. 24, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held its Sixth Annual A ...
Names floated for possible replacement of Marullo
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Already multiple potential names are being floated as candidates to replace the recently re-elected Frank Marullo, from two of his 2014 opponents to a recent magistrate ...

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