Controversial Harrah's bill gets its long-awaited hearing in a Senate committee
Posted on 5/13/2018 1:54:00 PM.
A Senate Committee will review a House approved bill Monday that would renew the state’s contract with New Orleans Harrah’s Casino for another 30 years. The bill has received opposition from statewide leaders like U.S. Senator John Kennedy, who say Louisiana should hold out for a better deal, and legislators are concerned about a provision that calls for less legislative scrutiny over future contract renewals.
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Special session falls apart costing taxpayers between $750,000 and $900,000
Posted on 3/5/2018 6:07:00 PM.

The state legislature went home after spending 15 days in a special session and failing to find an agreement on solving the one-billion dollar fiscal cliff. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says legislators spent a lot of taxpayer money for very little return.

“It costs the taxpayers between 750 and 900-thousand dollars for them to go up there and accomplish nothing.”
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Gov. Edwards' reports five million dollar campaign war chest
Posted on 2/1/2018 3:42:00 PM.
Governor John Bel Edwards has five million dollars in his reelection war chest at the midway point of his term. The fundraising numbers from his annual campaign finance report, combined with his high favorability ratings, give the governor a strong starting position heading into the 2019 governor’s race.
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Governor seeks campaign donations on 2nd anniversary of his election
Posted on 11/21/2017 2:28:00 PM.

Two years ago today, John Bel Edwards was elected as Louisiana’s 56th governor. Edwards’ approval ratings are solid, but political analyst Clancy Dubos says there’s no guarantee the Democrat from Amite will be re-elected.
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Analyst: Cantrell to defeat Charbonnet by landslide in NOLA mayoral election
Posted on 11/17/2017 3:16:00 AM.

The election for the New Orleans mayoral race is tomorrow and polls show Democratic councilwoman LaToya Cantrell beating fellow Democrat and former judge Desiree Charbonnet by a landslide. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says Charbonnet has raised nearly twice as much money as her opponent but Cantrell has spent her money more wisely.
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Qualifying for the October 14th election begins today; including race for New Orleans Mayor
Posted on 7/12/2017 3:02:00 AM.

Qualifying begins today for the October 14th statewide and municipal elections. One of the big races is for the seat being vacated by New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Political Analyst Clancy Dubos says the biggest surprise with this election is the big names that have decided not to run.
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Rep. Stokes bows out of Treasurer's Race to battle breast cancer
Posted on 7/6/2017 6:04:00 PM.
By Jeff Palermo
Kenner Representative Julie Stokes has bowed out of the State Treasurer's race because of cancer. Stokes announced she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and faces at least five months of chemotherapy. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says Stokes is a highly regarded and respected state lawmaker. 
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Scalise elected House Majority Whip three years ago; analyst predicts bright future
Posted on 6/19/2017 12:56:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting. 
Wounded Congressman Steve Scalise was elected US House Majority Whip three years ago, and experts say that no matter his condition, the lawmaker from Jefferson Parish still has a bright political future. Analyst Clancy DuBos says Scalise is a classic Louisiana politician in the best and highest sense.
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Legislature nearing the halfway point of the fiscal session
Posted on 5/7/2017 7:48:00 AM.
We’re nearing the halfway point of the legislative session, and the legislature still has a long way to go. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says lawmakers tend to be most productive as they get closer to a deadline. The session ends June 8th and Dubos says most of the work will likely get done in the final two weeks.
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Could Nola Mayor Mitch Landrieu run for president?
Posted on 5/2/2017 12:14:00 PM.

A New York Times report names New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu as a potential 2020 presidential contender. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says he hasn’t heard the mayor say anything about a potential White House bid. He believes the article reflects the need for a generational change within the Democratic Party.
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