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Louisiana Sheriffs Trust Edwards; Should They Investigate Vitter?

Members of the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association appear in a new television spot released today, highlighting their faith in Rep. John Bel Edwards and his commitment to keeping Louisiana families safe. In the ad, running statewide on broadcast and cable networks, sheriffs from across the political spectrum push back against David [...]

By |2019-01-19T02:56:43+00:00November 4th, 2015|Press Releases|Comments Off on Louisiana Sheriffs Trust Edwards; Should They Investigate Vitter?

Louisiana is the canary in Mitt Romney’s Medicaid coal mine

by Karen Carter Peterson In the first presidential debate, Mitt Romney’s plan to remove the federal government as a partner in Medicaid was briefly mentioned. For simplicity’s sake, let’s call this Romneycaid. Romneycaid would be a catastrophe for Louisiana. How do we know this? Because we are witnessing the devastating [...]

By |2019-01-19T22:02:53+00:00January 12th, 2013|Analysis, Press Releases, Voices|Comments Off on Louisiana is the canary in Mitt Romney’s Medicaid coal mine

The Vitter and Jindal war on Medicaid is undermining Louisiana’s health care future

At the October 4th joint meeting of the House & Senate Health and Welfare Committees in Baton Rouge, Senator Ben Nevers of Bogalusa asked representatives of LSU, "Who decides who lives and who dies?" LSU System health care chief Frank Opelka told Senator Nevers and others in the committee room that patient access to [...]

By |2013-01-12T20:58:29+00:00January 12th, 2013|Analysis, Party Communications|Comments Off on The Vitter and Jindal war on Medicaid is undermining Louisiana’s health care future