- Introduced HB811 prohibiting the use of private funds to pay election-related expenses
- Introduced HB868 seeking the creation of a two-hour online handgun education course at no cost to Louisiana residents
- Introduced HB978 prohibiting certain governmental contracts with companies that discriminate against firearm and ammunition industries
- Introduced HB1040 to require payment-processing companies to return payments if those funds cannot be delivered to the intended recipient
- Introduced HR218 requesting that the state Dept. of Education study school safety issues and submit a written report of findings and conclusions, including any recommendations for related legislation
Whose side are they on anyway?
Republicans are constantly trying to convince you that they are doing everything they can. The truth is, they are not. They count on not having to stick to their word or stand by their vote. Is insincerity the reason they fear a veto session? Senate, the place...
Balance of Power
Soon Louisiana will elect a new governor. Citizens are asking which candidate will be most willing to work with legislators on balancing power.
Veto Session: At Ease
Before the Veto Override Session began the political games were in full swing. From legislators not showing up to the governor admitting he made threats and promises to whip votes, the people never stood a chance at being represented. Inability to Perform Duties...
Vetoed bills for the override session
Jamie Pope contributed (greatly) to this article. Governor Edwards vetoed thirty-one (31) bills in the 2021 regular session. There are two that have garnered most of the attention. However, as we'll outline below, a large number of these vetoes kill very good...
DRAGGED kicking and screaming!
Earlier today, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced his acquiescence to allowing Louisiana's small businesses to reopen. Officially, Louisiana is moving into Phase One of Donald Trump's plan to reopen the national economy. Convincing the governor was no...
Announcing the Celebrating Transparency in Government Banquet
Until Citizens for a New Louisiana came along, Louisiana was missing a serious, conservative non-profit organization dedicated to public policy in local government that's not tied to a special interest group. Over the last few years, we've grown to inform local...
SHOCK: LCG Council Endorses Drag Event for Toddlers
At last night's meeting, Council Clerk, Veronica Williams, announced to an overflow crowd that 397 people went on-record regarding the Library's decision to hold a drag event for toddlers. A clear seventy-nine percent (79%) wanted the council to denounce the...