Louisiana one of 12 states seeking lawsuit regarding California egg law
Posted on 12/5/2017 5:30:00 AM.

Louisiana is one of a dozen states asking the US Supreme Court to block a California law which states any eggs sold there must come from hens who have been able to stretch their limbs in their cages.

State Ag Commissioner Mike Strain says California can pass whatever law they want, but saying that their standards should apply to all eggs shipped into the state violates the Commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution.
eggs, Mike Strain, U.S. Supreme Court, Constitution

Four Constitutional amendments on the October 24th ballot
Posted on 10/12/2015 3:07:00 AM.
Voters in Louisiana will have the opportunity to vote on some Constitutional amendments on the October 24th ballot.   Robert Scott, President of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, says the ballot will feature four new amendments to the Louisiana Constitution.  
Louisiana, Constitution, amendments, election, Robert Scott

Treasurer Kennedy concerned some revenue generating bills are unconstitutional
Posted on 6/2/2015 1:06:00 PM.
State Treasurer John Kennedy is concerned some of the 11 revenue generating bills approved by the state House were not passed constitutionally.  The 11 House bills would raise approximately $615 million dollars to help deal with the current budget crisis.  
John Kennedy, Louisiana, constitution, revenue generating bills, legislature, budget crisis

Judge rules ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional
Posted on 9/3/2014 1:30:00 PM.
A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled Louisiana’s ban on same sex marriage is constitutional. In a 32-page ruling, Judge Martin Feldman said states have the right to define marriage. But John Dennison, chairman of Forum for Equality Foundation, says numerous judges around the country have ruled the other way on this issue.
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