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The U.S. Senate today passed legislation that will delay crippling flood insurance rate hikes for middle-class homeowners across the country, including nearly half a million policyholders in Louisiana, and Sen. Mary Landrieu's leadership on this issue was critical in shepherding the bill through the process.
Added By: michael 02/04/14 5:24PM
The New Jim Crow Task Force, based at the Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, is working to reduce the rate of incarceration of Louisiana's citizens, particularly non-violent offenders.
Added By: michael 02/04/14 5:22PM
Addressing the nation from the State Dining Room tonight, President Obama said that the United States -- together with close allies and partners -- has taken an important first step toward a comprehensive solution that addresses concerns with the Islamic Republic of Iran's nuclear program.
Added By: michael 11/25/13 10:06AM
University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato has changed his assessment of the 2014 Louisiana Senate race from "tossup" to "leans Democrat." He explained his thinking in his latest "Crystal Ball" prognosis, in which he sees improved prospects for Democrats after the partial government shutdown, which was blamed mostly on Republicans.
Added By: michael 11/04/13 4:08PM
Order our 2013 shirts featuring beautiful art work provided by Abita Springs artist John Preble! Click the link to buy on the NDWC website.
Added By: michael 09/20/13 2:52PM
St Tammany Democrats are hosting a fundraiser for gubernatorial candidate - John Bel Edwards - on Friday Oct 18th, 6-9 pm, at Patton's in Slidell.
Added By: michael 09/20/13 2:50PM
The Louisiana Democratic Party released the following statement on the new Public Policy Polling survey released today, which found that Bobby Jindal - who leads the Republican Governors Association - is the least popular Republican governor in the nation, with an approval rating of 28 percent.
Added By: michael 09/03/13 11:06AM
Upon hearing the news of Rep. Rodney Alexander's retirement after six terms in the U.S. Congress, Louisiana Democratic Party Executive Director Stephen Handwerk issued the following statement:
Added By: michael 08/12/13 10:01AM
Northshore Democratic Women's Club newsletter.
Added By: michael 08/12/13 9:55AM
This week Democrats on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a new report showing how the Affordable Care Act is already benefiting millions of Americans all across the country and right here in Louisiana, while House Republicans - including each Republican member of the Louisiana delegation - voted to repeal the law for the 38th time.
Added By: michael 07/22/13 9:55AM
President Obama spoke from the White House Press Briefing Room about Trayvon Martin and the verdict of the court trial that followed the Florida teenager's death
Added By: michael 07/22/13 9:51AM
A new study estimates that the health care law will allow 1.5 million Americans to leave corporate jobs and start their own businesses.
Added By: michael 06/04/13 10:29AM
Recall Coroner Galvan: Concerned Citizens of St Tammany have launched their web site complete with locations where you can sign the "Recall The Coroner" petition.
Added By: michael 06/04/13 10:28AM
America's immigration system is broken. Too many employers game the system by hiring undocumented workers and there are 11 million people living in the shadows. Neither is good for the economy or the country.
Added By: michael 05/20/13 2:19PM
HB 646: The Safe and Successful Students Act
Summary of Bill Contents
Added By: michael 05/20/13 2:17PM
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