Monthly Archives: May 2017

Obamacare premiums could skyrocket in 2018 Affordable Care Act uncertainty

Obamacare premiums could skyrocket in 2018 Affordable Care Act uncertainty

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WASHINGTON – The Tribune News Service reports that early rate filings by Obamacare insurers suggest consumers will face significantly higher premiums for […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Law Changes, National Headlines|0 Comments

Sessions issues sweeping new criminal charging policy

Sessions issues sweeping new criminal charging policy

 

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that he has directed his federal prosecutors to pursue the most severe penalties possible, including mandatory minimum sentences, in his first step toward a return to the war on drugs of the 1980s and 1990s that resulted in long sentences for many minority […]

Who will run Louisiana’s investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting?

Who will run Louisiana’s investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting?

 

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Julia O’Donoghue reports that for 10 months, it’s been known that Attorney General Jeff Landry would lead any state inquiry into the […]

By |May 10th, 2017|Legal News, National Headlines|0 Comments

Former New Orleans police chief Richard Pennington dies

Former New Orleans police chief Richard Pennington dies

 

 

Laura McKnight reports that Richard Pennington, the former New Orleans police superintendent widely credited with reforming the department and reining in violent crime in the late 1990s, has died. He was 69 (NOLA.com).

 

State Sen. Troy Carter, a former New Orleans City Council member, said one of Pennington’s close […]

By |May 5th, 2017|Legal News|0 Comments

Louisiana Senate votes to eliminate life sentences without parole for juveniles

Louisiana Senate votes to eliminate life sentences without parole for juveniles

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Julia O’Donoghue of NOLA.com reports that the Louisiana Senate voted 22-13 to completely eliminate the sentence of life without parole for […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments