Time to hold ’em on Harrah’s casino deal | NOLA.com Opinion

By Tim Morris, Columnist tmorris@nola.com, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The fate of Harrah’s quest for a no-bid, 30-year extension of its state casino license in New Orleans, a full six years before the contract expires, could be decided Monday (May 14) in a Senate committee that appears to be leaning toward putting the issue on …

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Louisiana lawmakers vote to toughen laws against bestiality

By The Associated Press Louisiana is set to strengthen its law against bestiality, despite some initial fears the proposal was an underhanded ploy to eliminate a state ban on sodomy. The Senate on Monday (May 14) sent the bill to the office of the governor, who is expected to sign it into law. Sen. J.P. …

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Sen. Morrell Introduces Legislation to Withdraw Louisiana Troops from Border

Sen. Morrell Introduces Legislation to Recall Louisiana Troops from Border in Response to “Ongoing Crisis” with Migrant Children In response to the inhumane, un-American practice of separating children from their parents who were detained as they attempted to enter the U.S. illegally, State Senator Jean Paul Morrell (D – New Orleans) introduced Senate Resolution 9 …

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Sexual harassment victims protected in new Louisiana laws

By Julia O’Donoghue | NOLA.com Gov. John Bel Edwards signed two new laws this week meant to protect people who complain about sexual harassment and other misconduct from being silenced. Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, sponsored both measures, and they go into effect Aug. 1. The first will prevent people accused of sexual misconduct from …

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