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  • Former Jindal adviser doing lobbying, legal work

    November 14, 2012 3:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's former chief of staff, Stephen Waguespack, is taking a job that will keep him near the Louisiana Capitol. The Jones Walker law firm announced Wednesday that Waguespack has joined the business as special counsel and as the director of the firm's government relations practice,... more »
  • Former Jindal adviser doing lobbying, legal work

    November 14, 2012 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's former chief of staff, Stephen Waguespack, is taking a job that will keep him near the Louisiana Capitol. The Jones Walker law firm announced Wednesday that Waguespack has joined the business as special counsel and as the director of the firm's government relations practice,... more »
  • Audit: La. horsemen assn. may have spent improperly

    May 9, 2011 11:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A new report says an organization representing Louisiana racing horse owners and trainers used money earmarked for medical, pension and workmen's compensation benefits for expensive lobbying efforts and lavish trips to internationalbeach resorts. The audit of the Louisiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association was released Monday by... more »
  • NFL players step up lobbying for allies in congress

    February 3, 2010 8:39 PM

    The NFL Players Association is bracing for a possible lockout after next year's Super Bowl and stepped up lobbying on Capitol Hill to form relationships with lawmakers as a defense. The player's union spent $220,000 on lobbying in the second half of last year which was twice the budget of... more »
  • Medicare backs off order not to lobby seniors

    October 16, 2009 8:30 PM

    The Obama administration backed off an order to stop insurance companies from sending mailers to seniors warning them of dire Medicare cuts if health care reform is approved. Medicare on Friday said its okay to lobby seniors, provided Medicare beneficiaries give advance approval and no federal funds or data are... more »

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