Mid-Session Update

Mid-Session Update

We are in the middle of Louisiana’s 2024 Regular session, which includes significant legislation on various topics, from education freedom to constitutional convention discussions. Naturally, covering every bill in this article is impossible, but we have been...
This could never happen – but it happened

This could never happen – but it happened

Newspaper headlines and articles across the state are criticizing the Republican controlled legislature as it went on the biggest spending spree in Louisiana history. Our legislature was not legally entitled to spend every dollar of the enormous surplus. In Louisiana,...
IF YOU ONLY HAD THREE WISHES…

IF YOU ONLY HAD THREE WISHES…

There was a fisherman in the Atchafalaya Basin who one day came upon a beautiful ornate bottle in the muck and the mud. He picked it up and observed it was sealed with a cork, but despite being empty it was unusually heavy. Curious of his findings he set about to...
Balance of Power

Balance of Power

If the endless emergency taught us anything it is that our governor has too much power. As people start announcing their run for governor many are wondering who is willing to address balance of power. One man should not be able to rule all three branches of...
Vetoed bills for the override session

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...

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