|Posted on 8/6/2018 7:04:00 AM.|
With the November 6th election three months away, the campaigns of those on the ballot are doing their best to find funding. LaPolitics.com Publisher Jeremy Alford says it’s still early, but the six Congressmen running for re-election have seen solid collections.
"Collectively, they've raised 9.7 million dollars in addition to the related PAC's in those districts, by far the most money is flowing through Congressional District One," Alford said.
|Steve Scalise, Julie Stokes, Clay Higgins, A.G. Crowe, Josh Guillory|
|Posted on 7/24/2018 4:09:00 AM.|
|Southeast Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is set to seek his 6th term in office as representative of Louisiana’s 1st district. He’s regarded as one of the most influential members of Congress, and sits a Republican Majority Whip. Scalise says he’s worked hard to get some big wins recently in the areas of flood protection and coastal restoration.|
“We were able to get language in the tax cut bill that got signed into law to increase the amount of money that Louisiana will get from revenue sharing, and estimates are that we will get over 100 million dollars of additional revenue for coastal restoration,” Scalise said.
|Steve Scalise, Jim Francis, Lee Ann Dugas, healthcare, gun control, tariffs|
|Posted on 6/15/2018 3:18:00 PM.|
Louisiana could feel the pinch as President Donald Trump issued a new round of tariffs today on China, worth 40 to 55 billion dollars in new penalties, and the Chinese responded with a threat of 50 billion in retaliatory tariffs.
The escalating trade dispute could damage the Bayou State economy that relies on shipping, but US Congressman Steve Scalise says the People’s Republic needs to be pushed to trade fairly.More
|Donald Trump, Tariffs, Steve Scalise|
|Posted on 6/14/2018 6:00:00 AM.|
Today marks the one year anniversary of the shooting of US Representative Steve Scalise. Scalise was hit in the hip by assault rifle fire in a politically motivated shooting that targeted Republican legislators at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia.
Scalise says his recovery was a tough journey, but he made it through with help from his family.
|House of Representatives, Steve Scalise, Shooting Anniversary, District 1|
|Posted on 3/1/2018 6:10:00 AM.|
A Mason Dixon Polling and
Strategy poll finds Democratic Governor Edwards has a 55% approval
rating, 31% disapprove and 14% say they are unsure. Pollster Brad Coker says the high approval rating doesn’t mean Edward will be re-elected in 2019, if his opponents are either popular Republicans Steve Scalise or John Kennedy.
|Mason Dixon Polling & Strategy, Louisiana Governor race, John Bel Edwards, John Kennedy, Steve Scalise, Brad Coker|
|Posted on 1/9/2018 2:17:00 PM.|
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is undergoing another surgery Wednesday as he continues his recovery from a gunshot wound suffered last June while practicing for a charity baseball game. The bullet struck several of the Congressman's internal organs. LSU Health Level One Trauma Center’s Medical Director Dr. John Hunt says it’s common for shooting victims with serious injuries to undergo another surgery.
|Steve Scalise, John Hunt, 2018 legislative session|
|Posted on 12/29/2017 7:01:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Louisiana Radio Network looks back at our biggest stories in 2017. One of the most gripping which made national headlines was the death of LSU pledge Max Gruver on September 14th. LSU Officials said Gruver died during an alleged hazing incident, and a month later East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark said the student had a blood alcohol level of .495.
|Max Gruver, Steve Scalise, Confederate Monuments, hazing, Karen Peterson, Jenna Bernstein, Paul Ryan, Beau Clark|
|Posted on 11/16/2017 1:18:00 PM.|
The U.S. House approved the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which Republicans say will lower tax rates at all income levels and lower the corporate tax rate.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says too many companies are moving overseas to do business because it’s too expensive in the U.S. He adds this legislation will make it easier for everyday Americans to do their own taxes.More
|U.S. House, Steve Scalise, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|
|Posted on 11/13/2017 12:07:00 PM.|
LSU Athletics Director Joe Alleva says the elimination of a tax break in the GOP tax reform bills could be disastrous for big-time collegiate athletics. LSU and many other schools require donations to purchase tickets to athletic events and Alleva is concerned those donations will go away, if fans can no longer claim 80% of the donation as a tax deduction.
|LSU, Joe Alleva, GOP tax plan, Tradition Fund, Steve Scalise|
|Posted on 11/9/2017 12:59:00 PM.|
The five police officers at the baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, where U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot, have received the Capitol Police Medal of Honor. Scalise, who was critically injured, says these individuals risked their lives and ran towards the danger knowing they were outgunned.
|Steve Scalise, Capitol Police, Baseball shooting, medal of honor|
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