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Political Action Committees have formed. Millions of dollars are pouring in. This isn't a national race we're talking about. It's the Louisiana state school board election.

GNO Inc. CEO Michael Hecht stands in front of the Louis Armstrong Airport.
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Two transportation amendments are on this Saturday’s ballot. Amendments 1 and 2 would allow existing state revenues to be used for new roads and bridges, and to repair existing ones, without creating new taxes.

No one is against better roads, bridges and other infrastructure. How to fund it is the issue. Amendment 1 would allow oil and gas revenue from the state’s "Rainy Day Fund" to be used for transportation projects.

In advance of the 2015 elections, Louisiana Cultural Vistas has been interviewing past Louisiana governors about what it takes to hold the state office.  Here, Edwin Edwards gives his take.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: We're Not #1, News From Outside the Bubble, News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Warm, The Apologies of the Week, music, and comedy sketches.

There are several key regional races on the statewide ballot in the October 24 election. Here's a look at the race for Jefferson Parish President.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: NewtPAC and Trump the House make pleas, News of the Olympic Movement, Obama Slow Jam, News of the Warm, Read the Trades, News of the Godly, The Apologies of the Week, News of the Atom, and more!

Several key public officials in the New Orleans region will be on the October 24 statewide ballot. Here's a look at the race for St. Tammany Parish sheriff.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer debuts a new song, American Guys on Mars, and a new Karzai Talk. Also, News of the Godley, Our Freedom-Loving Friends, News of the Atom, The Apologies of the Week, and more!

There are several races on the ballot October 24 affecting parishes in the New Orleans metro region. Here's a look at the contest for St. Tammany Parish President.

Harry Shearer
Harry Shearer

This week on Le Show with Harry Shearer: The EntrePod, The Legend of Hanging Chad, News of the Godly, News of the Olympic Movement, News of the Warm,The Apologies of the Week, and more!

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