BATON ROUGE – A district court ruled on Dec. 14 that Gov. John Bel Edwards unconstitutionally side-stepped the Legislature and created law, ruling that his recent Executive Order No. JBE 16-11 is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.
NEW ORLEANS — While a rule limiting those taking signatures to being at least 600 feet away from polling places halted the progress of a recall group seeking to remove Jefferson Parish president Mike Yenni from office through the November general election and the December run-off election, their efforts are still underway.
BATON ROUGE – A dispute over an an executive order by Gov. John Bel Edwards regarding LGBT discrimination language in state contracts is heading to court in showdown that may define the constitutional roles of the governor and attorney general.