NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jury has deliberated for a second day without reaching a verdict in the trial of five current and former New Orleans police officers charged in the death of a man who was fatally shot and his body burned after Hurricane Katrina. Jurors are expected to... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Jay Dardenne is leaving the Secretary of State's office, moving up to lieutenant governor. Dardenne, a Republican, easily defeated Democratic lawyer Caroline Fayard to win the office on Tuesday. Dardenne, 56, says his record as a conservative and a reformer made the difference. "We made a... more »
Election Day is right around the corner and today the League of Women Voters of Baton Rouge will host a debate between Lt. Governor Candidates Jay Dardenne and Caroline Fayard.
The event will take place at Drusilla Place. Doors open at 11:00 with registration and networking until Noon when... more »
BATON ROUGE - Today, Lt. Governor Scott Angelle responded to the announcement by U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that the moratorium on deepwater drilling has been lifted by the Obama Administration.
“We have worked vigorously over the past four months urging our federal government to lift... more »
Jay Dardenne, GOP, advanced to runoff Lieutenant Governor, Louisiana.
Lieutenant Governor 3,226 of 3,877 Precincts Reporting
James "Jim" Crowley (D)
"Jay" Dardenne (R)
Kevin Davis (R)
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - With one month before the election, Republican Secretary of State Jay Dardenne maintains the fundraising edge in the lieutenant governor's race, but a political newcomer outpaced Dardenne in contributions in the latest reporting period. New Orleans lawyer Caroline Fayard, a Democrat, also is plunging her... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The latest campaign fundraising reports are due in the Louisiana lieutenant governor's race, offering a glimpse of who's got the edge a month before the election. The finance reports must be filed with the state ethics administration office by Thursday. Eight candidates are running in... more »
Baton Rouge, LA - Sammy Kershaw, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor, made his candidacy official today by qualifying at the Secretary of State's office in Baton Rouge.
"I am looking forward to this race and visiting with the people across this state to talk about my Real Plan for... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The head of the state Republican Party announced Tuesday that he is running for lieutenant governor this fall. Louisiana Republican Party Chairman Roger Villere said he was launching a campaign focused on economic development, tourism promotion and conservative values. "We need strong, principled leaders who... more »