State Correspondent

Mike Stagg | Lafayette, Louisiana


Running for office in 2018? Look to New Orleans and LaToya Cantrell for lessons

Tax policy
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Louisiana Governor bets ‘Never Edwards’ mood is faltering in GOP

Voting rights
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Louisiana’s attorney general is partnering with the Koch brothers to slash voting rights

Net neutrality
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Net Neutrality proponents target Louisiana’s John Kennedy to overturn FCC rule

Photo: Gov. John Bel Edwards is trying to prevent Louisiana from driving off a fiscal cliff. Photo credit: Mike Stagg

Edwards budget offers a peek at Louisiana’s fiscal abyss

Legal news
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Bending Toward Justice: Some states will do anything to overturn Roe v. Wade

Photo: Karen Hobert Flynn, president of Common Cause, speaks during an Oct. 3 anti-gerrymandering rally at the Supreme Court of the United States. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Fair Districts LA summit puts Louisiana redistricting on the map early

State government
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Louisiana Senate sexual harassment hearing transformed by riveting personal testimony

Environmental protection
Photo: Tulane Environmental Law Clinic | Pictured: Environmentalists and attorneys challenging the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

When protests fail, Louisiana environmentalists take Bayou Bridge Pipeline fight to court

Free speech
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ACLU sues to end school-sponsored religious practices in Louisiana district

Environmental protection
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Environmentalists used good organizing and state laws to kill a Louisiana coal terminal project


Latest Articles

Federal courts

50 States of Bluecast Episode 3: 25th amendment, Wolff book and hate group-aligned judicial nominee

Legal news

Trump judicial nominee Michael Juneau is affiliated with an anti-LGBTQ hate group

State legislature

How progressive activists are seizing on Louisiana’s changing political landscape


Will Louisiana’s five GOP representatives pay a price for undermining the ACA?

Environmental protection

Trump-appointed fox Scott Angelle is guarding safety and environment henhouse


Gov. Jindal privatized hospitals to spite Obamacare. Now, Louisiana seeks a new deal.


Rep. Ralph Abraham indicates he would support Trump firing Mueller

Racial justice

Police shooting victim’s case tied to systemic LA issues, attorney says


The GOP tax bill is a devil’s bargain for Coastal Louisiana

Legal news

Ending anti-poor state court biases in Louisiana relies on federal courts


Monumental issues: Activists fight to remove Jim Crow era statues in three Louisiana cities