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Flak over Pentagon apartment renovations shows just how petty LA. legislators can be when they don’t get their way Way back in November 2010, when I launched this blog, my very first story was about a hidden legislative perk: Pentagon Barracks housing. In case you missed it then or in case you’d like to re-read it, you can do so by clicking HERE. Back then, the highest rent paid by a legislator for what […]
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State Police Commission, charged with discipline of state troopers, has its own dark history of disciplinary problems New Orleans TV investigative reporter Lee Zurik cur to the heart of the problem of the State Police Commission when he questioned why a member was allowed to sit on the commission after an investigation found she had possibly committed criminal violations. The commission has a serious public image problem in both its makeup and […]
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Federal judge ruling dismisses qualified immunity for St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith in defamation case Chalk one up for a citizen’s rights to overcome the unfair restrictions of qualified immunity when a law enforcement agency oversteps its authority in meting out punitive actions in retaliation for constitutionally-protected free speech. That’s just a somewhat fancy way of saying that Jerry Rogers has zapped St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Randy Smith and his […]
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Two absentees at State Police Commission meeting were conspicuous in light of tribulations at beleagured agency To say that there were two conspicuous no-shows at last Thursday’s State Police Commission meeting would be an understatement, considering the names of the two absentee members. To say their failure to attend the commission’s monthly meeting was tantamount to shirking their official duties, considering the controversy swirling around Louisiana State Police (LSP) is likewise […]
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