After Donald Trump broke the news about a court-approved search for documents wrongfully and probably illegally hidden in Mar a Lago, his loyal foot soldiers took up their swords and attacked the Biden administration, the FBI and the DOJ. No less than Kevin McCarthy claimed that this search was more evidence of an unprecedented weaponization of the Department of Justice.
Donald Trump has called upon his loyalists, including the Republican Party leaders, to defend him once again in his latest “bigger than Watergate” scandal. This time, he is fighting claims of seditious activities and unimaginable willful sadistic neglect.
One day after the close of the legislative session, today, Gov. John Bel Edwards called a special session of Louisiana’s Legislature to redraw Louisiana’s Congressional district maps with two majority Black districts, as required by yesterday’s ruling of the U.S. Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.
Stephen Waguespack, CEO and President of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) cited wins for "Louisiana job creators" as the the 2022 Regular Legislative Session concluded on Monday night:
Here is the LABI session wrap:
The legislative session is now in the history books. On Tuesday, the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) has released a new report that summarizes the 2022 legislative session from its perspective and states that the latest budget boom drove the legislative agenda as fiscal cliff awaits next term.
Louisiana lawmakers completed a three-month regular session more likely to be remembered for the post-pandemic spending spree, record-setting education increases and significant infrastructure investments than for sweeping policy changes.
After a long regular legislative session, Gov. John Bel Edwards, today, announced that he signed a number of bills into law and vetoed one bill, that related to the 2017 Justice Reinvestment. The Governor also issued a letter regarding his decision to let SB 44 become law without his signature.
The January 6th clock is ticking. The first committee hearing begins Thursday at 7pm Central.
How dangerous are Tucker Carlson and Marjorie Taylor Greene? Let me count the ways.
Both are incredibly pro-Putin. Despite their protestations to the contrary, their comments serve Russia. Our adversary is using their statements on Moscow media to justify its own evil military misdeeds.
In a press release today, the Louisiana Department of Health announces that 449 people in Louisiana are hospitalized with COVID-19 – a figure that has doubled in the last week.
Below is the press release in which cites that 80 percent of those currently hospitalized are not fully vaccinated
Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement following the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act in Congress last night.
Gov. Edwards said:
Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Climate Initiatives Task Force will benefit from a newly released tool designed to estimate and evaluate the effectiveness of proposed greenhouse gas mitigation policies for achieving Louisiana’s climate goals.
Hurricane Ida has hit and is now gone, thank you. Despite its rude visit and departure, Louisiana residents are restless. Some have evacuated to points everywhere. Others remain back home. All of them long for they way things were before the storm.
Ocshner Health, Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system, is not only dealing with the major catastrophic disaster resulting from Super Hurricane Ida which hit this past weekend, but is still coping with the traumas of the ongoing health pandemic of Covid-19 with markedly increased hospitalizations over the past two months.
On Wednesday, Ocshner held a press conference led by the President and CEO Warner Thomas. Below is the rough transcript of the first part of that Zoom press conference. (The transcript has been lightly edited. For the complete interview, watch the video: