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BATON ROUGE — More than a year ago, Gov.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling it Louisiana’s “fiscal cliff,” and it was to be the prime topic of conversations this week when he met with Republican House Speaker Taylor Barras.
John Baptiste Fournet is best remembered as the longest-serving justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. He was on the bench from Jan. 2, 1935, to July 31, 1970. That’s 35 years and 211 days.
BATON ROUGE — Lawyers for Louisiana’s governor and attorney general sparred Tuesday over the scope of the elected officials’ authority and whether an executive order aimed at protecting LGBT rights