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

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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

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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 ...
Timeline shortens for La. to become a minority majority state
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer According to a new study around 2035, Louisiana will become a minority-majority state. In other words, in about 20 years, the politics of the state as ...
Jindal’s tax credit repeals hurt parishes/economic development
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The Jindal Administration announced on February 27 that the governor seeks to repeal some $777,346,103 in state tax credits netting the Louisiana Treasury $589,794,455. By “raising ...
Critics say GOP education reform would hurt poor and Black students
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the Republican-led Congress prepares to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), civil rights groups, educators and student advocates fear that ...

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