|Posted on 2/21/2017 5:21:00 AM.|
Covington Representative Paul Hollis plans to propose a bill for the regular session that would make it easier to remove a politician from office. He says it currently takes signatures from 33% of a jurisdiction’s registered voters to recall a politician in Louisiana.
|Paul Hollis, recall petitions, Tom Schedler|
|Posted on 2/2/2017 4:39:00 AM.|
One of the first bills filed for the 2017 regular legislative session seeks to undo penalties put in place by the Affordable Care Act. Covington Representative Paul Hollis says he filed the legislation on the first day bills could be submitted. He says the proposal would no longer require Louisiana residents to pay a fine for not having health insurance.
|Paul Hollis, Obamacare, regular session|
|Posted on 10/24/2016 2:52:00 AM.|
An effort to change the process in which an elected official is recalled in Louisiana is gaining steam due to Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni's sexting scandal. A petition to recall Yenni is making the rounds, but Covington Representative Paul Hollis says gathering all of the required signatures has proven to be difficult in the past.
|recall process, mike yenni, paul hollis|
|Posted on 4/14/2015 10:21:00 AM.|
Covington Representative Paul Hollis had a pretty rough first day of the legislative session. Hollis was driving his car through a parking lot at the Capitol when the new security system went off and two bollards shot up from the ground through the front of his car.
|Paul Hollis, Louisiana, State Capitol, security system, JB Slaton|
|Posted on 9/5/2014 12:38:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The lawsuit challenging the residency of Senator Mary Landrieu and whether or not she's qualified to run for re-election in Louisiana was dismissed by a judge in Baton Rouge Friday. Judge Wilson Fields said you can't make such a challenge unless a candidate has already been elected.
|mary landrieu, joshua stockley, john baker, paul hollis|
|Posted on 9/1/2014 2:21:00 PM.|
Former Senate hopeful Republican Paul Hollis has filed a lawsuit against Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu claiming she cannot represent Louisiana because she does not live in the state.
|Paul Hollis, Mary Landrieu, Joshua Stockley, residency|
|Posted on 7/14/2014 10:12:00 AM.|
Republican state lawmaker Paul Hollis announced today he's dropped out of Louisiana's US Senate race. U-L Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross says Hollis' decision leaves Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness as the two main republican challengers to democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu.
|Paul Hollis, Pearson Cross, Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy, Rob Maness, US Senate|
|Posted on 7/2/2014 12:48:00 PM.|
A new poll on Louisiana's US Senate race shows its a toss-up between Democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu and Republican challenger Bill Cassidy. Each had 47-percent of the vote in a potential run-off. That's according to Public Policy Polling. Pollster Tom Jensen gives a slight edge to Cassidy, because of Landrieu's poor approval ratings.
|Public Policy Polling, Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy, Rob Maness, Paul Hollis|
|Posted on 1/31/2014 12:42:00 PM.|
A statewide poll shows democratic Senator Mary Landrieu trailing GOP Congressman Bill Cassidy in a head-to-head race. The Rasmussen Poll also shows Landrieu in a dead heat with another republican challenger, state representative Paul Hollis. But ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says Rasmussen tends to favor republicans.
|Rasmussen Poll, Joshua Stockley, Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, Paul Hollis|
|Posted on 1/26/2014 10:35:00 AM.|
Louisiana's 2014 U-S Senate race is now considered a "toss-up." Larry Sabato with the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia changed his rating from a slight lean in favor of democratic incumbent Mary Landrieu to a toss-up. U-L Lafayette Political Science Professor Pearson Cross understands the reasoning behind it.
|2014 US Senate race, Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy, Rob Maness, Paul Hollis|
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