Judge Wilson Fields has dismissed the lawsuit brought against Senator Mary Landrieu by State Representative Paul Hollis. The lawsuit claimed that Landrieu could not represent Louisiana in Congress because she is not a resident of the state. In his dismissal of the suit, Judge Fields stated that according to the Constitution, the lawsuit was filed prematurely.
Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to be in New Orleans tomorrow. He will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser for Senator Mary Landrieu. Clinton is one of the Democratic party’s most successful fundraisers. Political analyst Clancy Dubos says the former president has a certain star appeal that even current President Barak Obama never had…
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Landrieu is currently in a hotly contested Senate race with Republicans Bill Cassidy and Rob Maness.
The 2014 Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday begins today. Byron Henderson with the Louisiana Department of Revenue says a wide range of hunting gear is exempt from local and state sales taxes. He says there are specific categories it applies to, but specific categories that don’t apply…
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You can find specifics at revenue-dot-louisiana-dot-gov-slash-secondamendment.
LSU plays Sam Houston State in their first home game of the season tomorrow and there are some new traffic patterns to follow. The Tiger Athletic Foundation has made large investments to create more parking for fans. Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette says additional parking lots have opened allowing for more than 2,300 new parking spaces…
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However, street parking is no longer allowed on Burbank and Nicholson.