Louisiana

State Correspondent

Mike Stagg | Lafayette, Louisiana

Campaigns

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

Budgets
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

Gerrymandering
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

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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

Healthcare

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

Healthcare

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

Trump

Rep. Ralph Abraham indicates he would support Trump firing Mueller

Racial justice

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

Budgets

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

Activism

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