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‘LaPolitics:’ Former congressman considering gubernatorial bid

John Fleming, the former 4th District congressman and current deputy assistant secretary of health information technology reform, is seriously considering jumping into the developing...

Soon you’ll be able to get a Real ID from Public Tag Agents

Planning a commercial flight after October 2020? You’ll need a Real ID. And you might be able to get one processed at any of...
Louisiana politics governor's race

2019 Louisiana politics: The calm before the gubernatorial storm

When U.S. Sen. John Kennedy defied conventional political wisdom in late November, announcing he wouldn’t be challenging Gov. John Bel Edwards in the fall...
Baton Rouge politics

2019 Baton Rouge politics: Group looking to improve government is all about nothing

There will be plenty of talk over the next three months about the desire to create a city-parish manager role as well as the...

2019 transportation: Is Baton Rouge finally on the road to somewhere?

If you’re looking for transformational changes to Baton Rouge’s transportation infrastructure in 2019, you’ll likely be disappointed. Despite a series of positive measures in...

Two councilwomen have interim candidate in mind if Batson ousted as parish attorney

Even though Parish Attorney Lea Anne Batson still has a job, two Metro Council members are already pushing for her interim replacement should her...

Metro Council vacancy ordinance sails through Plan of Government committee

A proposed ordinance from Councilwoman Chauna Banks that would change the way Metro Council vacancies are handled is heading to the Metro Council next...

Alford: Welcome to the Year of the Pig

It’s time to embrace the reality of 2019, writes Jeremy Alford in his new column, who wonders if a year slated for change will...

Alford: Welcome to the Year of the Pig

We're done with Christmas and the year is only slightly new. A Louisiana team seems to be headed to the Super Bowl and Twelfth...

Rispone says Gov. Edwards’ approach is wrong

Republican businessman Eddie Rispone said he entered the Louisiana governor's race because he disagrees with Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards' "whole approach to running...

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