Ascension Republican Women attend LFRW Day at Legislature

Ascension Republican Women members visit with the new Louisiana Federation of Republican Women President, Wanda Aizpurua, at the LFRW Day at the Legislature on May 14th. Visit ARW on Facebook at or e-mail at Photo provided by Joyce LaCour  

June Calendar for APG meetings

Below is calendar of Ascension Parish governmental meetings for June 2019:

Exposing Ethics Commission sham

May 17, 2019 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) Remember THIS STORY as Bobby Jindal moved into the governor’s office in 2008? That was in 2008. Fast forward to May 16, 2019 and we have a thoroughly-researched and informative story by Baton Rouge Advocate reporter ANDREA GALLO in partnership with ProPublica, a leading investigative journalism website that details just how impotent, inept, and dysfunctional […]

Bailouts for farmers hurt by tariffs as lawmakers reap farm subsidies=Socialism

May 15, 2019 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) As Vice President Pence QUIETLY CATNAPPED through the State of the Union Address on Feb. 5, Donald Trump declared, “We will never be a socialist country.” Fast forward to May 13 (that’s the day before yesterday and barely three months after that SOTU declaration. Trump ramps up his trade war […]

Class of 2018 achieves highest Graduation Outcomes in Louisiana history

BATON ROUGE, La. — More Louisiana students than ever before graduated from high school in four years in 2018, according to results released today by the state’s Department of Education. More graduates than ever before also achieved college credits and highly valued industry credentials, and earned Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) scholarships, making the Class […]

LPB seeks submissions for Talent Competition

“Celebration of Music Talent Search and Competition” comes to Mid City Ballroom in Baton Rouge on August 25th. We are looking for submissions from singers, musicians, dancers and bands. The winner gets to go to Los Angeles to perform on a new national TV show called “Celebration of Music,” hosted by national artist Ethan Bortnick. […]

Sheriff Webre: Notice on use of All-Terrain Vehicles in Subdivisions

Dear Residents: As summer approaches, I want to remind homeowners and owners of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) that individuals should not operate ATVs on subdivision roadways and sidewalks. An ATV is defined as two- or four-wheel vehicle, such as a quad or dirt bike, which is not a standard motor vehicle you see on the highway. […]

Louisiana joins suit against Generic Drug Companies for Price Fixing

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and 42 other attorneys general in a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the Nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers alleging a broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 […]

Illegal immigrant arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

BATON ROUGE, LA – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office has arrested another illegal immigrant for Internet Crimes Against Children. “Unfortunately, this type of arrest is not new to law enforcement,” said General Landry.  “Just last month, our office arrested another child sexual predator residing in this country illegally. And in the past two months, law enforcement […]

LABI loses legislative battle over local control of tax exemptions

May 9, 2019 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) LABI loses! It was a headline I never thought I’d get to write as long as we had legislators like Rep. Cameron Henry (R-Metairie) and House Speaker Taylor Barras (R-New Iberia) carrying the water for the business lobby. And cheered on by the Baton Rouge Business Report. And let’s […]