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In a recent interview on NewsTalk 98.5, Lafayette's Mayor President actually said "we're following the science." However, numerous district judges have ruled that he's not following the law. These rulings could be a foreshadowing of things to come as the Army Corps of Engineers begins action to remove LCG's Spoil Levee lawsuit to federal court.

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Veto Override Imminent?

On June 29, 2021 House Speaker Clay Schexnayder and Senate President Page Cortez had a meeting with Governor John Bel Edwards. The next day Page Cortez released this statement: “While the Legislature has not yet received any official Veto Messages from the...

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