|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.
|Legislature, Clancy Dubos, criminal justice reform, budget, John Bel Edwards|
|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.
|Clancy Dubos, Mitch Landrieu, president, New Orleans|
|Posted on 4/5/2017 5:41:00 AM.|
Governor John Bel Edwards is once again asking lawmakers to increase the state’s minimum wage and guarantee equal pay for equal work. Both measures failed in last year’s session. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says raising the minimum wage is never easy.
|Clancy Dubos, Bernie Pinsonat, equal pay, minimum wage|
|Posted on 3/2/2017 12:45:00 PM.|
New Orleans Congressman Cedric Richmond says his joke about Donald Trump aid Kellyanne Conway was misinterpreted. Richmond spoke last night at the Washington Press Club Foundation Dinner and joked that Conway “looked familiar” while kneeling.
|Cedric Richmond, Kellyanne Conway, Clancy Dubos|
|Posted on 2/21/2017 1:38:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Governor John Bel Edwards orders a full investigation into trips made by State Police officers, amid a report 4 troopers took side excursions to Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon during a business trip on the taxpayer's dime. The Division of Administration's auditor will conduct the probe.
|state police, governor's office, Louisiana, mike edmonson, clancy dubos|
|Posted on 1/9/2017 11:53:00 AM.|
We just got over a historic election cycle, but there is another big race kicking off in Louisiana for state treasurer as John Kennedy exits for US Senate. Today, Covington Representative John Schroder announced his candidacy for the job.
|John Schroder, john kennedy, state treasurer, clancy dubos|
|Posted on 10/17/2016 6:07:00 PM.|
A Baton Rouge judge has ruled in favor of Attorney General Jeff Landry for his refusal to sign state contracts that protect against LGBT discrimination, in spite of an executive order signed by Governor John Bel Edwards in April. Legal analyst Clancy Dubos says Landry is clearly trying to make a political statement, and in this case the judge has agreed with him.
|Clancy Dubos, Jeff Landry, John Bel Edwards|
|Posted on 9/15/2016 1:04:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
US Representative Charles Boustany says allegations that he was involved with prostitutes who were killed in Jefferson Davis Parish are false and hurtful. He says operatives working for State Treasurer John Kennedy are spreading these lies.
|charles boustany, john kennedy, prostitution, clancy dubos|
|Posted on 9/12/2016 5:11:00 PM.|
Democratic US Senate candidate Caroline Fayard has won the endorsement of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says Landrieu’s endorsement is a nice feather in the cap of Fayard’s campaign.
|Clancy Dubos, Caroline Fayard, election 2016|
|Posted on 9/5/2016 5:28:00 AM.|
Labor Day marks the beginning of fall and football season, but it also means the unofficial kick off for election season. In Louisiana, the big statewide race is for US Senate, where there are 24 names on the ballot. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says it’s difficult for the candidates to set themselves apart, so message and visibility will be important before the November 8th election day.
|Clancy Dubos, Election 2016, Senate race|
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