Sen Troy Brown resigns ahead of expulsion hearing
Posted on 2/16/2017 4:56:00 PM.

After much ado at the state capitol over attempts to expel Napoleonville Senator Troy Brown, he said in a press conference it is with great sadness that he resigns from the Senate. He says for as long as he could remember, he desired to serve his district and the people of Louisiana.
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Gov Edwards supports Sen Brown's expulsion and Bayou Bridge Pipeline
Posted on 2/15/2017 4:01:00 PM.

During his 11th monthly call in radio show, Governor John Bel Edwards announced his support for two controversial issues in the Bayou State- the expulsion of state Senator Troy Brown and the construction of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Edwards says while the pipeline would only create about 12 permanent jobs, it would create more jobs during construction and job retention for others.
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First meeting on Sen. Troy Brown expulsion held Wednesday
Posted on 2/15/2017 2:07:00 PM.

The first hearing on state Senator Troy Brown’s expulsion or suspension from the Upper Chamber was heard today. Resolutions have been filed seeking to reprimand Brown for his domestic violence convictions. The Napoleonville lawmaker’s lawyer, Jill Craft, requested subpoenas of lawmakers’ texts and emails.

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Resolution filed to expel Senator Brown from Senate
Posted on 2/13/2017 5:15:00 PM.

A resolution has been filed for the special session that seeks to expel Napleonville Senator Troy Brown from the legislature, because of two recent domestic abuse convictions. Slidell Senator Sharon Hewitt filed the measure along with Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor. Hewitt says anytime an elected official breaks the law, it erodes the public’s trust in all elected leaders.
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Sen Brown says he won't leave office after second domestic abuse charge
Posted on 1/14/2017 5:05:00 PM.

Napoleonville Senator Troy Brown issued a statement saying he has no intention of leaving office, as some state lawmakers are calling for his resignation after he was convicted for a second time on a charge of domestic abuse battery. Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor hopes Brown won’t force the Senate to expel him from office.
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State lawmakers calling for Sen Brown's resigation amid domestic abuse charges
Posted on 1/12/2017 2:27:00 PM.

Some state lawmakers are calling for Napoleonville Senator Troy Brown to resign immediately after he entered a plea of no contest to domestic violence charges. Senate President John Alario says Brown was suspended from serving on committees when he was arrested in July, and that suspension has been extended until the Senate reviews the case and makes a decision. He says the Senate has the power to remove Brown from office.
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Gov. Edwards calls on Sen. Troy Brown to resign
Posted on 8/9/2016 5:31:00 PM.

Governor John Bel Edwards has called on state Senator Troy Brown to resign from the legislature after the senator’s second arrest on domestic abuse charges. UL-Lafayette political science professor Pearson Cross says it’s a devastating blow to the senator to have the chief Democratic official in the state essentially ask him to step down.
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Senate approves measure to better inform parents about state-run homework help
Posted on 5/1/2015 11:31:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
The full Senate has approved a measure that would require public school systems to promote the online homework assistance service which is offered through state and local libraries. 
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