A district court has declared that Governor John Bel Edwards unconstitutionally side-stepped the Legislature and created law, ruling that Executive Order No. JBE 16-11 is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.
The last month has proved that John Bel Edwards’ victory in 2015 was the fluke. The people of Louisiana have entrusted Republicans with their most important offices in almost every single major election since 2007. Here are some key takeaways from our overwhelming victories on Saturday:
Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere issued the following statement congratulating Mayor-elect Ben Zahn in Kenner.
Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere issued the following statement congratulating Congressman-elect Clay Higgins and his supporters on their victory this evening in Louisiana's Third Congressional District.
Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere issued the following statement congratulating Congressman-elect Mike Johnson on his victory this evening in Louisiana's Fourth Congressional District.
Republican Party of Louisiana Chairman Roger Villere issued the following statement congratulating U.S. Senator-elect John Kennedy on his victory this evening.
President-elect Donald J. Trump to Attend Republican Party of Louisiana Get-Out-The-Vote Rally in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE – President-Elect Donald J. Trump will be in Baton Rouge on Friday to headline a get-out-the-vote rally for Louisiana Republican candidates ahead of Saturday’s elections.
10 Days and Counting with No Comment from Louisiana Democrats on Senator Troy Brown’s Domestic Assault Arrests
The fact that Troy Brown hasn’t stepped down is one thing, but the LADEMO chair’s silence is another. State Senator Karen Carter Peterson should be outraged at Senator Brown’s behavior. She said on the floor of the DNC Convention this week in Philadelphia that violence “does not define us.” Why, then, is she complicit in violence against women, by remaining mum on the matter?
Today, Roger Villere, chairman of the Republican Party of Louisiana, issued the following statement regarding news that David Duke is running for public office
We send this message to those who would threaten to divide us: We are Louisiana and we will stand united and prayerful against evil.
We are saddened by the tragic death of Alton Sterling. We are asking all Louisiana citizens to join together in prayer for the Sterling Family and for justice and peace in our communities. The people of Louisiana have a history of uniting in difficult times. We trust that the people of Louisiana will rise to the occasion yet again.
House Republican leaders held firm on Thursday and defeated Democrat Governor John Bel Edwards' gigantic income tax hike one last time. Congratulations to Speaker Taylor Barras, Republican Delegation Chairman Lance Harris and all of the House Republicans who opposed the tax.
We have a budget crisis in Louisiana, and everyone knows it. As legislators, we have received constituents' countless telephone calls, emails, and letters of concern, and many of us are trying to urge the reforms necessary to create a more fiscally responsible budget and state government.
Your elected officials must know that you do not want your hard-earned tax dollars funding sanctuary cities.
Governor Edwards has “concerns” about the effect this legislation will have on New Orleans, which became a Sanctuary City in February. What it comes down to is this—Governor Edwards doesn't think New Orleans should have to comply with federal immigration law.
LAGOP Chairman Villere and LA Republican Congressional Leaders Congratulate Donald Trump and Urge Louisiana Republicans to Unite to Defeat Hillary Clinton
The Republican Party of Louisiana congratulates Donald Trump on becoming the presumptive Republican nominee. We urge all Republicans to now unite in order to defeat Hillary Clinton in November...
Today the House Judiciary Committee said "NO" to Sanctuary Cities in Louisiana. Both HB 151 and HB 453 moved on to the House Floor without objection from the committee.
Reports of illegal aliens breaking the law and getting away with it are becoming a regular occurrence. We ask that our elected officials stand with us to uphold the rule of law and protect our communities.
Louisiana has the opportunity to end sanctuary cities, and it is up to us to ensure that happens.
Today, Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Greg Guidry swore in the LAGOP Executive Committee.