NEW ORLEANS – Gov. John Bel Edwards, who is seeking a second term in office, and other candidates aren't getting quite as much in campaign contributions from the same bloc of coastal and oil litigators as a few years ago, but the attorneys haven't entirely abandoned them.
NEW ORLEANS – The race for an open Louisiana Supreme Court seat in Saturday's primary is "high on intrigue, low on interest," but some of the state's coastal and oil litigators are backing one candidate while their opponents try to get voters' attention.
NEW ORLEANS – Four Republicans are vying for an open Louisiana Supreme Court seat in the 1st District in Saturday's primary, with one candidate getting support from the state's coastal and oil litigators.
BATON ROUGE - With the Oct. 12 election day fast approaching, Louisiana gubernatorial challenger and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-Alto) says Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared “war” on the state’s oil and gas industry, but that war will end the day he is elected governor.
With Election Day on Oct. 12 for Louisianans, residents' views on Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax hikes to erase a $2 billion deficit seem likely to be the deciding factor on who sits in the governor's chair.
Privacy, search and seizure law, the separation of powers, and methods for interpreting state law were explored by the four candidates vying for a seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court during a gentlemanly discussion at Loyola School of Law on Wednesday.
Voters have a number of decisions to make in the upcoming Oct. 12 election, including insurance commissioner - whose role is critical for Louisiana auto insurance consumers, who pay among the highest rates in the nation.
As the 2019 fall elections approach for Louisiana, reform groups urge voters to closely examine elected officials and those who are running for public office, as matters such as the health of the economy rest on these individuals’ shoulders.
The Pelican Institute for Public Policy, working to improve awareness about issues such as leadership and reform, said the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry's 2019 scorecard is a clear indicator of priorities for the state moving forward.
The Louisiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is going all in, with a six-figure budget, backing Metairie District Judge Scott Schlegel in the four way Republican race to replace Justice Greg G. Guidry on the Louisiana Supreme Court.
With the Oct. 12 primary fast approaching, Republicans are hoping to force a runoff election as polling data shows that neither of the GOP challengers’ campaigns for governor are close to heading off incumbent Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards.
BATON ROUGE – U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-Alexandria) recently said in a video that Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration has bungled Medicaid expansion, calling it "the biggest debacle" in the Louisiana Department of Health right now and saying he would remake the department if he were to be elected governor.
Now, Rannazzisi is helping private lawyers pin the blame squarely on manufacturers and distributors of opioids, as well as pharmacies. A post-DEA alliance with trial lawyers has been worth six figures for Rannazzisi, who has been hailed as a whistleblower by those cheering attempts to prosecute the opioid industry for the nation’s addiction crisis.