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June Meeting

8:15 am in announcements, legislation by Henry G Hollenberg

It’s time for our June Meeting! District 14 Louisiana State House Representative Jay Morris will give us a legislative update covering the spring session. He has been appointed to the Commerce, Health & Welfare and the Judiciary Committees and will serve through 2016. Come one and come all and bring a friend! The NELTP is […]

CISPA = Internet Shutdown Act HR3523

10:02 am in announcements, legislation, Politicians by Henry G Hollenberg

Free speech via the internet is under assault yet again. The most effective tool for Grass Roots Tea Party type organizations to communicate is about to be regulated out of existence/usefulness by big brother. Watch out! Under this act communications such as this will likely be shut down! Call Rodney Alexander @ 202 255-8490 and […]

Goodbye, First Amendment: ‘Trespass Bill’ will make protest illegal

8:52 pm in legislation, News by Jackie Lowery

The US House of Representatives voted 388-to-3 in favor of H.R. 347 late Monday, a bill which is being dubbed the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011. In the bill, Congress officially makes it illegal to … Read More Here Apparently, our representatives have forgotten our 1st amendment right that congress ‘shall […]

NDAA Nullification Passes Virginia Senate by a Veto-Proof 39-1 Vote

6:36 pm in legislation, News by Jackie Lowery

Today, the Virginia Senate took a firm stand in support of liberty, the Constitution for the United States, and the Constitution of Virginia by voting in favor of House Bill 1160 (HB1160), the “NDAA Nullification Act.” Read more here … Why can’t we get support for this type of legislation in our state?  I suggest […]

Time to call our Representatives

1:03 pm in legislation, News by Jackie Lowery

Ron Paul recently introduced a bill (H.R. 3785) to repeal NDAA Section 1021, the section which deals with indefinite detention of U.S. citizens.  Please call your representatives and urge them to vote ‘Yes’ . … read more

Does the Indefinite Detention Act shred the Bill of Rights?

7:06 pm in Issues, legislation, News by Henry G Hollenberg

12/19/2011 “Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin. You should be aware that there is a provision buried in the 2012 NDAA, National Defense Authorization Act, for indefinite detention of basically anyone the President chooses. Many feel that the provision DOES include […]

Louisiana Congressional Redistricting

10:06 pm in legislation, News by Jeff M Cooksey

“After two weeks of committee hearings, both the state House and Senate on Monday take up legislation that presents conflicting configurations of the districts from which Louisiana voters will elect six congressmen to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Property Tax Increase – Do You Approve ?

10:16 pm in legislation, News, Uncategorized by Jeff M Cooksey

The Ouachita Parish Police Jury is proposing a 3.1 mill property tax increase from 9.2 to 12.3 mills for funding of increased operational costs of the Ouachita Correctional Center. Apparently the operational costs of this facility are exceeding the present revenue generated. This proposition will be on the April 30th ballot. NELTP wishes to provide the Police Jury with […]

Congressional Redistricting

11:17 pm in legislation, Uncategorized by Jeff M Cooksey

The 2010 census results are indicating population changes in geographical regions both on a national and state level. These demographic changes are requiring modifications to both state and federal congressional districts. In other words, this means changes in the number of Louisiana U.S. Representatives and state Senators & Representatives including changes in the geographical area […]

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