Survey: Most Louisiana residents think state heading in wrong direction
By: Piper Hutchinson - April 12, 2022
A survey released Tuesday by the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs, part of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, showed that two-thirds of Louisiana residents now believe the state is taking a turn for the worse.
Louisiana proposal seeks to provide death penalty for parents who kill their minor children
By: Piper Hutchinson - March 24, 2022
The bill's author brought up recent cases of Louisiana parents who had killed their children and told the committee that members of her community had asked her to address the issue.
How will Supreme Court ruling on Alabama affect Louisiana redistricting?
By: Rosel Flores and Piper Hutchinson - February 14, 2022
As it became clear that Republican leaders planned to pass redistricting maps that would not expand minority seats, Black lawmakers had two fallbacks — possible vetoes or lawsuits. Now both options seem a bit shakier.
Ronald Greene tragedy adds even more tension to Louisiana redistricting process
By: Piper Hutchinson - February 7, 2022
After a text surfaced suggesting that Gov. John Bel Edwards knew more than he had acknowledged about the death of a black man in State Police custody, what was going to be a tense redistricting session became more contentious.