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Baton Rouge

Elected Unopposed!

More than 225 residents in East Baton Rouge and Tangipahoa parishes have qualified as candidates for city council, judge, U.S. Congress, justice of the peace, and constable in the Nov. 3. election. Many boast community […]

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News

QUALIFIED!

Meet the candidates vying for votes in Tangipahoa’s November 6 election   Secretary of State (One to be elected) R. Kyle Ardoin, Baton Rouge, Republican, White Male Heather Cloud, Turkey Creek,Republican, White Female ‘Gwen’ Collins-Greenup, […]

Baton Rouge

Who to Watch: Dawn C. Collins

Dawn C. Collins is an East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member and community advocate. The Lee High School graduate and Baton Rouge native, is a governor’s appointee to the East Baton Rouge Parish Board […]

Events

APPLY NOW: Fellows Program in Louisiana Government

Gov. John Bel Edwards has launched the Governor’s Fellows Program in Louisiana Government, which provides an opportunity for Louisiana’s college and university students to experience policy making in action through participation in the state’s governing […]

Baton Rouge

PERSPECTIVE: Metro council considers marijuana policy changes to stop criminalization

The Baton Rouge Metro Council is considering potential changes to the city’s current marijuana possession policy. The proposal, co-authored by Councilmen Chandler Loupe and Lamont Cole, would prohibit the arrest of individuals in possession of small quantities of marijuana and disallow the use […]

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Baton Rouge

State task force established to review sexual harassment, discrimination policies in agencies

Gov. John Bel Edwards issued an executive order announcing the Governor’s Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy.  The seven member board is tasked with reviewing current harassment and discrimination policies within every state […]

Baton Rouge

City Hall rally urges Mayor, Council to keep their word on ‘grocery gap’ funding

“Our officials continue to pledge their support, and we believe they are sincere. But it’s time we start saying, not just with our words but with our budgets and with our actions, that we value and prioritize addressing food access and economic development in our most neglected neighborhoods.” – Edgar Cage, Together Baton Rouge […]