11/17/13 A Louisiana election that would have diverted library funding to jails was defeated Saturday. Lafourche Parish Council Chair Lindel Toups, referring to a Spanish-language section of one of the libraries,“ Let that son of a bitch go back to Mexico. There’s just so many things they’re doing that I don’t agree with." Laura Sanders, director of the library system, says the jail is in a deplorable state but the library shouldn't foot the bill for construction & 30 yrs of operation.

Newly-elected Gibsland police chief arrested - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

GLE 33. Analyze how the democratic process has been used to institute change in Louisiana (C-1B-M5)Just how did the election of 1860 change Louisiana. First it all began in January of 1861. As I search through my huge Louisiana history jump drive I came across things that I have used successfully and want other students to get to try they out.

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Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu Ousted in Louisiana Election by Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy - WSJ

Easter Sunday, in 1873 in #Colfax, Louisiana a mob of white insurgents, including ex-Confederate and Union soldiers, led a bloody assault on the Grant Parish Courthouse, which was the center of where Black citizens had set up to protect the results of the state’s most recent election. The Whites of ...Easter Sunday, in 1873 in #Colfax, Louisiana a mob of white insurgents, including ex-Confederate and Union soldiers, led a bloody assault on the Grant Parish Courthouse, which was the center of…

New blog post from our intern, Kwame Akosah | New La. Election Law Singles Out Low-Income Citizens

For many Louisiana politicians, $95,000 in campaign contributions can be the difference between victory balloons or a concession speech on election night. That much cash showing up on a single day would be an incredible windfall. All of it coming...

Former deputy energy secretary and mayor of Houston Bill White details how America’s borrowing used to be manageable and how it can be once more — if only the federal government would divide spending bills into parts financed by taxes and parts financed by debt, as states | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour

Politico is reporting today that Democrat Senator Mark Begich of Alaska is launching a new TV ad campaign to help prop up his re-election effort. It's no wonder that Democrat Mark Begich is running scared and taking to the TV airwaves to save his Senate seat. The Washington Examiner reports that for the very first time Begich is trailing his Republican opposition:

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