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Conflict mounts between Louisiana AG and governor over budget

Katelyn Kivel Jun. 8, 2016, 2:49pm

BATON ROUGE – The election of Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards in traditionally Republican Louisiana in 2015 has, predictably, created a fractious and contentious environment in the state’s government. The latest battle has been over the role of the offices of the attorney general and inspector general, and what funding those offices should receive.

New Orleans licensing startup sues Cruz for President over music in campaign ads

Katelyn Kivel May 21, 2016, 7:52pm

SEATTLE – Despite the fact that it officially ended in the beginning of May, the campaign to elect Sen. Ted Cruz as president still faces challenges. New Orleans-based music licensing startup Audiosocket has sued the campaign in federal court over alleged illicit use of two pieces of music.