LA ABLE allows families to save for disabled loved ones
Posted on 2/26/2018 12:39:00 PM.

LA ABLE is a new program that offers families with developmentally disabled members the opportunity to put tax deductible dollars in a safe state savings account to pay for future health and education needs. State Treasurer Jon Schroder says it gives families who, already facing a tough battle, a tool to help provide for their disabled loved ones.
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Reaction to Governor John Bel Edwards' worse-case-budget rolls in
Posted on 1/24/2018 3:51:00 AM.

Governor John Bel Edward’s worst-case-scenario budget is making waves across the state, from both inside, and outside of government. The budget is the result of the expiration of a billion dollars in sales taxes this summer, and Edwards says the revenue will need to be replaced to avoid the deep cuts.

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John Schroder to be sworn in as state treasurer
Posted on 12/5/2017 12:43:00 PM.

John Schroder will be sworn in Tuesday night as Louisiana’s next state treasurer, after being chosen by a record low number of voters in the November 18th runoff. John Kennedy stepped down after he was elected as a U.S. Senator. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat expects Schroder will try to play the same role as Kennedy.
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Newly elected State Treasurer John Schroder plans to be open and transparent
Posted on 11/18/2017 4:21:00 PM.
Now that Republican John Schroder has been elected as Louisiana’s new State Treasurer, he says he wants to improve the way the state handles finances in a struggling economy. Schroder hopes to work with the state legislature and Governor Edwards to balance the budget and spend responsibly.
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Early voting is coming to an end and candidates for State Treasurer are out spreading their messages
Posted on 11/9/2017 3:28:00 AM.

Early voting for the November 18th election comes to a close on Saturday and the candidates for State Treasurer continue to get their message out to voters. Republican candidate John Schroder is a former lawmaker from Covington, a veteran and a business owner.
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Republican State Treasurer candidate hopes for a better turnout in runoff election
Posted on 10/22/2017 3:23:00 AM.

The two candidates in the State Treasurer’s runoff face the challenge of getting people to vote in the November 18 election. Former state representative John Schroder is up against Democrat Derrick Edwards. 

"At the end of the day I can only control so much", Schroder said.  "All I can do is keep pounding the message.  I believe my message is what mainstream folks are attracted to."
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Analyst: Voter turnout could increase in New Orleans, but not statewide for November run-off
Posted on 10/16/2017 12:07:00 PM.
New Orleans is on the verge of electing its first female mayor. Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell and former Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet are in the November 18 runoff. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says with history in the making, more attention will be drawn to the Mayor’s race in the runoff election.
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Candidates qualify for open state treasurer seat
Posted on 7/12/2017 2:18:00 PM.

The race is on for the open state treasurer seat, as candidates qualified today for the position vacated by US Senator John Kennedy. The field is full of capable candidates, like Republican Colombia Senator Neil Riser. He says his 20 years of banking experience makes him uniquely qualified.
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House Appropriations begins budget discussions for special session
Posted on 6/12/2017 1:43:00 PM.
House Appropriations begins discussing the budget, and once again it's the committee's plan to hold back $206 million dollars in spending to avoid a midyear shortfall. But Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says if money isn't appropriated, it won't be available during the course of the year in the event of a shortfall.
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Bills that contain deeper cuts than Governor wanted head to House floor
Posted on 2/15/2017 5:59:00 PM.

The House Appropriations Committee approved legislation on Wednesday that takes only $74 million from the rainy day fund, instead of the $119 million the governor recommended. The vote comes after a heated back and forth between the governor’s chief budget advisor and Republican lawmakers.

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