The Huffington Post
Doug Sedenquist, Michigan Republican Party Central Committee Member, Reportedly Jailed Again
Doug Sedenquist, a Michigan GOP committeeman, was reportedly charged with felonies in Escanaba, Mich.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
La. ranks 44th in survey of 'best-run states' and bill delaying flood ...
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., center, says Louisiana and other coastal states get a bad deal with off-shore oil and gas revenue sharing.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Rep. Boustany discusses major issues affecting La.
Weeks before Congress goes on holiday, there are still a lot of issues to tackle.
Congress Introduces Bill to Change IRS Reviews of Tax-Exempt Organizations
House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee chairman Charles Boustany, R-La., has introduced legislation to reform the Internal Revenue Service's review of applications for tax-exempt status to avoid unfair targeting of some groups.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Acadiana briefs for Nov. 26, 2013
The Veterans Action Coalition of South Louisiana holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St. U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, is expected to attend and offer an update on legislation that could authorize an expanded community-based outreach clinic for Lafayette and a new clinic for Lake ... (more)
The Center for Association Leadership
IRS to Stop Auditing Tax-Exempt Orgs' Political Activities
Summary: Following the IRS tax-exempt targeting scandal, the agency has announced it will put all audits of tax-exempt organizations' political activities on hold until they can conduct a thorough review of the enforcement process.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Town Talk
McAllister: Election sends message to incumbents
The fact that Vance McAllister is now a sitting member of Congress should, he said, send a message to his new colleagues on both sides of the aisle.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Vance McAllister's first visit to Washington is to take a seat in Congress
New Republican Rep. Vance McAllister of Louisiana said he figures he got off to a good start with his new House colleagues by keeping his remarks short Thursday after being sworn in to office by House Speaker John Boehner .
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Hidden Health Costs for Small Businesses?
When Patrick Norris renews his small business's health-care plan in March, he'll need to switch to a costlier plan that complies with the Affordable Care Act.
Gop Lawmakers Question Success of Obamacare Loan Program
November 20, 2013 Contact: Julia Lawless , 202-224-4515 Liz Wolgemuth , 202-224-8584 Daniel Head ,202-224-3424 John Hart , 202-228-5357 Sarah Swinehart , 202-226-4774 GOP LAWMAKERS QUESTION SUCCESS OF OBAMACARE LOAN PROGRAM In Letter to Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius , Lawmakers Write, "Recent events, including the rollout of ... (more)
The Town Talk
Remembering Edmund Reggie: A political force is stilled
LAFAYETTE, La. -- Edmund M. Reggie was once notable for becoming Crowley's city judge at age 24. But his political reach extended far beyond the Acadia Parish town.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Letter: Support legislators who compromise
Some people simply get it: to return to the nation we once were, we must endure shared sacrifices and pain and make real reforms to vital programs Americans depend on.
Compromise could allow expansion of Vets clinics in Acadiana
The U.S. House achieved a "breakthrough" for expanded veterans health care clinics in Lafayette, Lake Charles and 25 other locations in the nation that have long been mired in a congressional impasse over rules technicalities.
Camp Aide Said to Suggest Tax Plan Possible by January
A House Ways and Means Committee aide said Republicans may release a draft tax-revision measure in December or January, signaling that Chairman Dave Camp 's delay in producing a bill could be temporary.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Mr. McAllister goes to Washington
Congressman-elect Vance McAllister is flying here Wednesday for his first ever visit to the nation's capital before he is sworn in on Thursday to represent Louisiana's 5th congressional district.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
National Public Radio
GOP Candidates Split Over Obamacare In Louisiana Race
State Sen. Neil Riser, left, and Vance McAllister, right, are pictured in images provided by their campaigns.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The Capitol Fax Blog
Foster race attracts yet another GOP candidate
From what I hear, he's a pretty good guy, has secured about a quarter million dollars in commitments and could give Senger a real race to face Democratic incumbent Bill Foster Bert Miller said he had an epiphany a few weeks back, and it led him to set his sights, and his skill sets, on a new goal.
Republican Camp Raises Prospect of Missing Tax-Plan Date
Representative Dave Camp, the top Republican tax writer in Congress, heads into a meeting with party leaders today with almost three years of his work on tax policy hanging in the balance.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
WWL-TV New Orleans
Fewer than 400 in Louisiana sign up for health care in marketplace
A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.
The Town Talk
Maginnis: Republicans differ, and Democrats decide
The candidate who gets elected to Congress on Saturday matters little to the five-sixths of Louisiana residents who live outside of the 5th Congressional District.