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  • Dueling budget reports paint different St. George pictures check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 13, 2015 7:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Supporters of the proposed city of St. George released details today about how they plan to fund their government, and it doesn't include raising taxes. The group hired national public accounting firm Carr, Riggs and Ingram, whose report shows an $11.4 million annual budget surplus for... more »
  • St. George organizers racing to get signatures check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 1, 2015 6:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Backers of a new city in East Baton Rouge Parish are pushing hard for more signatures while a make-or-break deadline looms closer. The group got word two days ago their petition to ask voters to incorporate the City of St. George is more than 2,600 signatures... more »
  • St. George organizers call mailer 'sketchy, desperate and illegal'

    March 6, 2015 5:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Voter manipulation, or an easy way out? That's the most current debate between organizers of the proposed city of St. George and Better Together, a group of citizens against the breakaway. The heated controversy is boiling over because of a mailer that was sent out... more »
  • Gay rights supporters erupt in cheers over ruling

    June 26, 2013 10:20 AM

    WASHINGTON - Chanting "DOMA is Dead," supporters of same-sex marriage burst into cheers and some wept openly upon hearing word of the Supreme Court's decision Wednesday striking down a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Some in the crowd hugged and others jumped... more »
  • After speech, supporters to promote Obama agenda

    February 11, 2013 9:58 AM

    WASHINGTON - The White House and outside supporters of President Barack Obama are launching simultaneous social media, public outreach and fundraising campaigns tied to Tuesday's State of the Union address. The efforts will focus on jobs and the budget, gun control, immigration and climate change. The outreach reflects a decision... more »
  • Confident Obama urges supporters to vote

    November 6, 2012 7:08 PM

    CHICAGO - President Barack Obama is imploring his supporters to vote in the final hours before polls close in many states. Obama's campaign released a web video featuring Obama urging his backers to go to the polls and to tell their friends to do the same. The president says, "Election... more »
  • Ron Paul supporters sue GOP, claiming intimidation

    June 20, 2012 3:25 PM

    WASHINGTON - Supporters of GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul have filed a lawsuit against the Republican National Committee and nearly every state party claiming they improperly helped Mitt Romney during the primaries while using intimidation and threats of violence to thwart them. Paul's campaign says the Texas congressman doesn't support... more »

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