According to Greg Hilburn, reporter for Gannett, the new House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia will be announcing his chair positions today and those announcement just might stoke some political fires.
The smell of political party strong-arming fascisms and hypocrisies ranks, again.
On Monday, Neil Abramson, a Democratic Representative from New Orleans opted to vote for himself and then for a Republican Taylor Barras against Walt Leger, also a New Orleans democrat. The vote was for the House Speaker seat and the election has turned into a major controversy starting the beginning of Governor Jon Bel Edwards’s term, who is now the only Democratic governor in the Deep Red South. Leger was Edwards’s guy.
Louisiana political news for today:
Garvey succeeds Roemer, Abramson explains and—the Edwards Finance Committee Transition report is out.