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Mayor - Melvin L. Kip Holden

Website: http://brgov.com/dept/mayor/

Street address: 222 Saint Louis St., 3rd Floor, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 389-3100

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- Yvonne Dorsey

Party: Democratic

Term start: 2008

Term end: 2012

Occupation: Consultant

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Dorsey/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

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- Robert Marionneaux

Party: Democratic

Term start: 1999

Term end: 2010

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Marionneaux/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

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- Dalton Honore

Party: Democratic

Term start: May 2010

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Businessman (retired)

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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- Patricia Smith

Party: Democratic

Term start: 2008

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Exxon Mobil Public Affairs (retired)

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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- Michael Jackson

Party: Independent

Term start: 1999

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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- Dan Claitor

Party: Republican

Term start: 2009

Term end: 2012

Occupation: Businessman

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Claitor/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

State Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, says he doesn't normally favor mandatory minimums in prison sentencing, but he is making an exception for violent crimes. While much of the country seems to be moving away from mandatory minimums in prison sentencing, Louisiana lawmakers took a step Tuesday toward tougher incarceration requirements.
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- Dale Erdey

Party: Republican

Term start: 2008

Term end: 2012

Occupation: Business Owner

Website: http://senate.legis.state.la.us/Erdey/

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (225) 342-2040

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- Hunter Greene

Party: Republican

Term start: April 2005

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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- Erich Ponti

Party: Republican

Term start: 2008

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: General Contractor

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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- Franklin Foil

Party: Republican

Term start: 2008

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Attorney

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

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- Regina Barrow

Party: Democratic

Term start: 2005

Term end: January 9, 2012

Occupation: Executive Director, R

Website: http://house.louisiana.gov/H_Reps/members.asp...

A majority of members on the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee backed bills championed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and to mandate equal pay for men and women doing the same work. Here are the votes that moved the bills to the full Senate for debate: Voting for the bill: Sens. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge; Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans; Troy Carter, D-New Orleans; and J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans.
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