Civil Rights

In pushing a transgender sports ban, Louisiana Republicans manufactured a war...

While it may have been true during Tip O’Neil’s time that “All politics is local,” it’s been 34 years since he served as Speaker...

Louisiana’s historic veto override session: Winners and losers 

Republican leaders in the Louisiana Legislature ended the first veto override session in the history of the state Wednesday, three days earlier than the...
Transgender

Louisiana Legislature fails to overturn governor’s veto of transgender athlete ban

Louisiana will not ban transgender women and girls from participating in women and girls sports -- despite efforts of the conservative Christian organizations and...
Tax reform proposal heads to La. voters

Louisiana lawmakers veto override efforts coming down to one bill —...

The Louisiana Legislature’s historic veto override session appears to be coming down mostly to one piece of legislation -- a transgender women and girls...

Transgender rights activists kicked out of Louisiana Capitol for protesting

BATON ROUGE — A group of transgender rights protesters was forced out of the Louisiana House of Representatives at the start of the veto...

State Dems relate their experiences on the front lines of the...

WASHINGTON—State Democratic legislators on Tuesday outlined their efforts to not only protect voting rights, but also expand them in their Republican-controlled state legislatures. During a...
Transgender

Louisiana Senate votes to override Governor John Bel Edwards on transgender...

The Louisiana Senate has voted again to prohibit transgender women and girls from participating in women and girls sports -- overriding Gov. John Bel...

U.S. Senate Democrats push voting rights bills, lambast Georgia election law

If the rules in Georgia's controversial 2021 voting overhaul were in place before last November's historic U.S. Senate races were pushed to Jan. 5...

‘Our democracy is in peril’: Women risk arrest in voting rights...

WASHINGTON—Diane Howard of Cleveland traveled to the nation’s capital with hundreds of other women to urge Congress to pass an elections overhaul and undo...
Tax reform would reduce tax rates and enact tax cut triggers

Louisiana Legislature’s veto override session: 6 things to know

The Louisiana Legislature will hold a session to override the governor’s vetoes for the first time in the state’s modern history. It’s set to...

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