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Candidate for lieutenant governor raises $2.5 million
Metairie, LA – John Young today announced that his campaign for lieutenant governor has more than $2,250,000 on hand after raising more than $342,000 during the latest reporting period as filed wit...
Jul 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana campaign money rules being tested
For the first time in the long history of Louisiana politics super PACS are poised to play a defining role in statewide elections as nearly every candidate for governor has an independent money gro...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State will reduce payment to Miss USA pageant by half
Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is reducing by half the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s commitment to the 2015 Miss USA pageant following a significant reduction in anticipated television viewership. LOT o...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney general has statement on Lafayette theater shooting
BATON ROUGE — Attorney General James D. "Buddy" Caldwell issued the following statement in response to the theater shooting in Lafayette on Thursday evening: "Last night, Louisiana became the lates...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ammonia plant coming to La.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Gov. Bobby Jindal and board Chairman Arunas Laurinaitis of Lithuania-based Investimus Foris announced the company will invest up to $265 million to convert an idled biofuels refi...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Police release statement about Lafayette theater shooting
LAFAYETTE, LA- At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 23, first responders from Louisiana State Police Troop I, the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcem...
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: Two days of my life, Oct. 26, 1966 and July 29, 1967, I spent in hell. I was serving on the USS Oriskany aircraft carrier in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of North Vietnam when a ma...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lowered credit rating hurtful to future projects by State
Louisiana’s credit rating, which is critical because it determines the interest rate the state will pay to borrow money for construction projects, was lowered earlier this year and could drop again...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU seeking nominations for Long Purple Line honor
Northwestern State University is seeking nominations for candidates to be inducted into the university’s alumni hall of distinction, the Long Purple Line.  Induction into the Long Purple Line is th...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waiting on Vitter’s money from super pacs, $9.3 million
With just three months to go until the primary, the only number that matters in the race for governor right now is $9.3 million. That’s how much U.S. Sen. David Vitter and his allied super PAC, the...
Jul 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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