Today, President Barack Obama announced a temporary “fix” to Obamacare in a transparently political move to save the political future of his congressional allies like Mary Landrieu, whose political lives are tied to the law. “Senator Landrieu was the deciding vote to make Obamacare the law of the land,” said LAGOP Executive Director Jason Doré. […]
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This morning, State Senator and Louisiana Democratic Party Chair Karen Carter Peterson appeared on the Jim Engster Show where she was asked what she meant about her comments that opposition to Obamacare is based on racism and she responded, “I meant exactly what I said.” Please listen to these comments here. Also, yesterday evening, State Senator […]
Last week, we learned that a group of Republican state representatives who call themselves “Fiscal Hawks” were planning to team up with the House Democratic Caucus to cut a deal and design a budget plan filled with $1.3 billion in tax increases. We made the decision to do all we could to stop the members of […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2013 Contact: Jason Doré 225-389-4495 LAGOP Statement on Report that House Abandons Democrat-Hawk Tax Increase We are pleased to report that the Louisiana House of Representatives seems to have abandoned its plan for a massive tax increase, as a majority of the Republican delegation was unwilling to support the plan. […]
As the House Ways and Means Committee prepares to vote on a secret $500 million tax increase today, we wanted to point out the promises that several legislators made to their constituents regarding tax hikes when they ran for office. Our longtime friend, Rep. John Schroder, launched a public attack on the LAGOP on Facebook […]
When I was young I trusted. I trusted my parents, I trusted my teachers, I trusted my government. As I have aged I have absorbed so much history that I no longer maintain blind trust in the establishment. In particular, I have no faith in the ability of our national government to control itself. Just […]
Louisiana Democrats Revive Bed Tax, LAGOP Calls on GOP Legislators to Oppose The Louisiana Democrat Party and the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) held a joint conference call today with reporters where in addition to arguing for Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, they revived a proposal to pass a “bed tax” on Louisianians. On the conference call, Speaker […]
A few days ago Senator Landrieu compared new taxes that she wants to impose on Louisiana citizens to a spouse getting a second job to support the family. This comes after an earlier speech in which she said that the federal government doesn’t have a spending problem. These statements are troubling. Senator Landrieu’s statements make clear that she is out of touch with the hard choices that families and small business make when they find themselves in tough times.
The Republican National Committee releases “Big Solutions” showcasing the Romney-Ryan team that will get this country back on track. After four years of a weak economy, soaring deficits and misplaced priorities, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are dedicated to bringing America back.
We have completed the process of collecting the original ballots and tally sheets and have now certified the results.