Six Reasons to Reject National Popular Vote

On Monday, Louisiana’s House of Representatives is expected to vote on HB 1095. This bill would make Louisiana party to the National Popular Vote (NPV) “compact” whereby state electors would pledge to cast their votes to the presidential candidate receiving the most votes nationwide, regardless of the results in Louisiana. Here are six reasons why legislators should reject this attempt to jettison our electoral system.

Guest Commentary: HB 477 Seeks to Stop Double Recovery & Windfall Lawyers’ Fees in Asbestos Cases

LA House Civil Law & Procedure Committee to Consider the Measure Monday By Melissa Landry After more than 40 years of asbestos litigation, most of the companies responsible for asbestos exposure in the workplace have gone out of business.  Many would say that’s a good thing.  They might also argue that the massive trust system…