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landryCourt throws out Edwards Order

Louisiana’s First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against Gov. John Bel Edwards on his executive order protecting gay and transgender Louisianans from discrimination in state employment and services.

State Attorney General Jeff Landry had challenged the 2016 order from the governor.  He won in a lower court and now has scored a victory in the Appeals Court, which upheld the lower court’s ruling.

landryGovernor John Bel Edwards has expressed his disappointment about a 1st Circuit Court Decision today involving job discrimination in his ongoing battle with the Attorney General Jeff Landry.  The Appellate Court today sided with Landry over the issue whether the Governor can protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people working for state government from discrimination, harassment, and firing.

plotkinNames and faces from the past—Kyle Plotkin

Former communications director, press secretary and ultimately Chief of Staff Kyle Plotkin has been selected by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley to head his US Senate campaign.

mike johnson3With the backdrop of two members of President Donald Trump's campaign team facing indictments, in part from violations of the FARA violations, Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley have introduced today legislation intended to reduce loopholes, strengthening reporting requirements and other safeguards.

peterson kcpIt's Official!! The controversy behind the Louisiana Democrats not backing the party candidate for Louisiana Treasurer is now of the past.

Earlier this week, the party's executive committee, via its party chairperson, Karen Carter Peterson, announced it was recommending the endorsement of Derrick Edwards.  Two days after the general election, the Louisiana Republican Party endorsed its candidate John Schroder.

While Hillary Clinton has been in Europe promoting her new book, What Happened, the heavily fortified wall of protection around her is crumbling.

Finally, the Justice Department lifted a gag order that prevented a FBI informant from testifying about Russian attempts to offer bribes, kickbacks, and other incentives to secure approval for the highly controversial Uranium One deal. This arrangement gave a Russian company access to 20% of our country’s uranium.

You are invited to join us for NOLA 300, an official event of the New Orleans Tricentennial!

As we approach New Orleans’ 300th anniversary in 2018, NOLA 300 will bring together diverse voices to recount the past, discuss the present and envision the future of New Orleans. Speakers include:

The following is an update of the medical condition of Mia Bagneris, the daughter of Judge Michael Bagneris, a recent candidate for New Orleans Mayor. Ms. Bagneris was struck by a driver as she was getting out of her car after the Election night party. The update is from his public relations person, Cheron Brylski.

Today, Donald Trump is meeting with the US Senators to discuss working together to pass legislation such as tax reform.  Putting substance aside for a second, the President opened the morning discussion online with a twitter flourish with one of his new favorite nemesis, Republican Congressman Bob Corker:
It first started with Corker interview on Good Morning America--ABC News in which the Senator bashed Trump handling of foreign affairs.
Then came the tweets:

When I really think about it, the words "slim and none" come to my mind.

That's what I think when I consider the actual chance that an African American woman, hailing from California, arriving here in 1990 as a Xavier University student, would be one of two remaining candidates to be the next Mayor of New Orleans--a historically closed-community, if ever one. 

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