JP Announces Annual Student Holiday Writing Contest

It’s that time of year again- Mr. Bingle, twinkle lights, snowmen… and Senator JP Morrell’s Student Holiday Writing Contest! State Senator JP Morrell invites students to submit an original holiday-themed poem for a chance to win an Amazon Fire Tablet.  The contest is open to all students of Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Bernard Parish schools. A lower …

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Louisiana’s top Democrats rally around state Sen. J.P. Morrell

By Robert Morris, Mid-City Messenger With a disastrous election for national Democrats barely a week in the rear-view mirror and speculation about the upcoming New Orleans mayoral race already intensifying, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and other top local Democrats rallied Thursday night in support of state Sen. J.P. Morrell. Edwards’ first 10 months in …

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Sen. Morrell Calls for Resignation of Sen. Troy Brown

I have worked throughout my career to establish a reputation for being honest in my dealings and for speaking plainly when it comes to addressing difficult, controversial issues. In my opinion it is time for State Senator Troy Brown to step down. The State Legislature has passed scores of legislation to improve the lives of …

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Bill to Raise the Age heads to governor

By Lex Talamo | The Shreveport Times A bill that aims to raise the age of prosecuting an individual as an adult is headed to the governor’s desk for signature. SB 324, proposed by Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, on Sunday passed through the Senateby a vote of 33-4. The bill passed through the House June 2 with a …

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