A Louisiana delegate reacts to allegations of plagiarism at Republican convention
Posted on 7/19/2016 11:20:00 AM.

There is some controversy that the speech Melania Trump made at the Republican National Convention last night sounded very similar to Michelle Obama’s 2008 speech at the Democratic National Convention. Former Jefferson Parish President and a Louisiana delegate at the convention in Cleveland, John Young, says if it’s true, the campaign needs to admit it and move on.

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Lt. Governor candidates discuss their support for film industry
Posted on 10/13/2015 2:54:00 AM.

The four candidates running for Lt. Governor discussed how they would improve the film industry in the state at a forum hosted by the Baton Rouge Press Club. Republican Billy Nungesser says when many people see movies filmed in Louisiana, they’re drawn to visit so we need to make changes to the current film tax credit incentive program to keep filmmakers coming to the state.

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Lt. Governor candidates speak at BR Press Club
Posted on 10/12/2015 1:24:00 AM.

The four candidates for Lt. Governor are slated to be at a forum hosted by the Baton Rouge Press Club today. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says it’s a very close race between the Democrat Kip Holden and Republicans John Young and Billy Nungesser, because they have the most money and name recognition.

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Jefferson Parish GOP endorses Nungesser over Young in Lt. Governor's race
Posted on 9/22/2015 1:31:00 PM.
The Jefferson Parish Republican Executive Committee has announced their endorsements for the October 24th primary election.  In a surprise, the group backs former Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser in the Lt. Governor's race over Jefferson Parish President John Young.  
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Lt. Governor candidates asked about Confederate monuments
Posted on 9/18/2015 2:55:00 AM.
During a candidate forum, the four men running for Lt. Governor were asked about their stance on the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans.  Republican Opelousas state Senator Elbert Guillory says we can't tear pages out of history books and ruin them.  
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BR Mayor Kip Holden becomes 4th person to sign up for Lt. Gov race
Posted on 9/9/2015 4:55:00 PM.
Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden is the fourth person to qualify to become the state's next Lieutenant Governor. So far Holden is the lone democrat in the field that features three republicans, Elbert Guillory, Billy Nungesser and John Young. The four candidates are from south Louisiana, but Holden says he'll campaign hard to get votes from north Louisiana.
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Young leads Lt. Governor's field in cash on hand
Posted on 7/29/2015 3:50:00 AM.
The most recent campaign finance figures for the Lt. Governor's race shows Republican John Young leading the field with over $2.2 million in cash on hand.  Fellow Republican Billy Nungesser is not far behind with more than $1.6 million.  
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Jefferson Parish President John Young throws hat in ring for Lt. Governor
Posted on 8/12/2014 10:47:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Jefferson Parish President John Young announce he's joining the 2015 race for Lt. Governor. Young joins already announced candidates Baton Rouge Mayor President Kip Holden and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser.
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John Young early front-runner for Lieutenant Governor
Posted on 5/28/2014 4:26:00 PM.
In an independent poll regarding the 2015 Lieutenant Governor's race, Jefferson Parish President John Young is the early leader.  The survey of 600 likely voters was conducted by Southern Media and Opinion Research. 
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