AG Landry refuses to investigate Catholic Church sex abuse

Jeff Landry loves to present an image of himself as a crusading advocate for all that is just and pure. All you have to do is read his endless parade of self-promoting press releases about all the evil he has pursued as our law and order attorney general. Except when it comes to investigating possible SEXUAL […]

Millennial questions entire Master Land Use Plan process

Dear Editor: As a millennial, I have no desire to stay in a community that is highly urbanized with poor infrastructure and higher flooding risk. The proposed Master Plan is more than tripling current residential densities. These increased densities in the proposed Master Plan for Ascension are being pushed in every scenario by CPEX. The […]

Boo and the Badge: a Candy Corn-ucopia of fun scheduled for October 31

APSO’s annual Boo and the Badge promises a Candy Corn-ucopia of fun, thrills and chills for all:

DOTD tabs company that worked on Hwy 431 to repair Sunshine Bridge

BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced today that its contractor, Coastal Bridge, LLC, is currently mobilizing to be on-site this weekend at the Sunshine Bridge. Coastal Bridge will barge materials and a crane to the site to begin building the platform needed to start repairs under the bridge. The bridge was […]

Candidate for District 2 urges Parish Council to make decision on subdivision approvals

EDITOR’s NOTE:  An item appears on tonight’s Parish Council meeting consent agenda to request an opinion from Louisiana’s Attorney General: Approval to obtain an Attorney General opinion on the legalities of a Planning and Zoning Commission operating normally under a local government except for decisions on major and minor subdivisions (Strategic Planning Committee Recommendation) Joel […]

Illegal Immigrant arrested for Practicing Dentistry Without A License

BATON ROUGE, LA – An illegal immigrant practicing dentistry without a license in Jefferson Parish has been arrested by Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Office. Salomon Kattan, 59 in Kenner on an expired visa, was charged with one count of Performing Dentistry without a License and two counts of Sale, distribution, or possession of legend drug […]

Letter urges fellow citizens to speak against “increased density” in new Master Plan

There has been a Parish Master Plan for land use in Ascension since 1998.  The plan was supposed to guide development into areas where it could be supported by existing infrastructure; roads, drainage and sewer. Nothing was further from the truth.  Parish councilmen and for the most part; planning commissioners have ignored this master plan […]

Corps of Engineers Reform Bill Headed to White House

WASHINGTON, DC – Landmark legislation produced under the leadership of House Water Resources Subcommittee Chairman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) to reform the U.S. Corps of Engineers will be signed into law this week. The America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, which unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives on September 13, 2018, passed in the U.S. Senate yesterday, […]

Amicus brief filed by Landry, other AGs in Supreme Court’s “premises gun permit” case

BATON ROUGE, LA – With federal court decisions impacting Louisiana people, regardless of where the lawsuits originate, Attorney General Jeff Landry is leading a 17-state coalition against a New York City gun restriction which threatens Second Amendment protections. In an amicus brief filed today, General Landry’s coalition asks the United States Supreme Court to consider the […]

(Spurred by Kavanaugh confirmation hearing) Survivor of sexual assault speaks out

Dear Editor: As a victim of sexual assault, I am tormented by the Kavanaugh scandal. I have been sexually assaulted on several occasions in my life. The first time when I was 10 years old by ab family member. That family member actually told the family of what he did to me, years after the […]