Louisiana GOP believes tax reform legislation can be done this year
Posted on 10/22/2017 4:21:00 AM.

The Louisiana Republican congressional delegation believes tax reform legislation can be passed this year. U.S. Senator John Kennedy says a bill has yet to be drafted, but he supports an across the board personal income tax cut, starting with the middle class. 

"If we do this right and let people keep more of their money, people will see higher take home pay, we'll have more jobs, we'll have productivity go up, which will cause wages to go up," Kennedy said.
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Scalise: Republicans have the cure to spur the economy
Posted on 10/20/2017 3:46:00 AM.

Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is hopeful that President Trump’s tax reform package will be passed, giving relief to millions of American’s pocketbooks. The House Majority Whip says the Republican's proposal will simplify the tax code bringing a couple of benefits.

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President Trump's approval rating drops slightly in Louisiana; 4th highest in the nation
Posted on 10/10/2017 12:44:00 PM.
The Morning Consult group says that President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have dropped some, but only two percent in Louisiana. U-L-M Political Science professor Dr. Joshua Stockley says the drop from a 59 percent approval in January in Louisiana to 57 percent now is not a big deal.
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Study: More couples than ever fighting over politics
Posted on 5/11/2017 1:09:00 AM.

A report from Wakefield Research finds more couples than ever are fighting over politics since Donald Trump took office. The data found 24% of Americans in a relationship say they’ve argued more about politics than any other time they’ve been together. Clinical Psychologist with LSU Health Sciences Center Dr. Michelle Moore.
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Gov Edwards to meet with President Trump about flood and tornado recovery
Posted on 2/24/2017 5:44:00 AM.

While many Louisianans will be celebrating Mardi Gras this weekend, Governor John Bel Edwards is heading to Washington to discuss more federal assistance for flood recovery and the recent tornadoes in south Louisiana. The governor’s Communications Director Richard Carbo says Edwards will meet with the acting FEMA Administrator today to discuss recovery for tornado victims.
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LGBTQ group responds to President Trump's promise to keep order preventing discrimination
Posted on 2/2/2017 6:08:00 AM.

A gay rights activist group has responded to President Donald Trump’s statement that he will not remove President Obama’s executive order protecting the LGBTQ community from workplace discrimination within the federal government. Equality Louisiana President Baylor Boyd says at this point he is cautiously optimistic.
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Louisiana oil and gas industry excited about plans to move forward with Keystone and Dakota Pipelines
Posted on 1/25/2017 3:24:00 AM.

President Donald Trump has signed two orders that moves forward with construction on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines, so what does that mean for Louisiana? Acting President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Gifford Briggs says this creates more hope of the construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. But he says looking at a bigger picture, there is a renewed optimism within the industry under a Trump presidency.
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Louisiana women march on Washington
Posted on 1/21/2017 7:43:00 AM.

Hundreds of thousands of women have gathered in the nation’s capital one day after President Trump’s inauguration for the Women’s March on Washington. Alyssa Leader of West Monroe is one of those who will be in attendance. She says they will deliver a clear message to the new administration.
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US Rep Higgins: 'It's a new day in America'
Posted on 1/20/2017 6:26:00 AM.

Congressman Clay Higgins of Louisiana’s 3rd Congressional District is looking forward to the changes that will come under the new administration. He says his team has been hard at work in Washington, and the freshman Representative says he’s already learned a lot. He says in many ways, the nation’s capital is exactly what he expected.
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Democratic Mayor Mitch Landrieu comments on his feelings about a Trump presidency
Posted on 1/20/2017 2:29:00 AM.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is considered one of the leading Democrats in the state and he weighs in on his feelings about the Trump administration. Landrieu says both Republicans and Democrats like President Trump’s proposal to invest one trillion dollars on infrastructure.
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