Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Nov. 19 runoff between Randal Gaines and I

Dear Supporters, As a result of Saturday’s primary election, I have successfully advanced to the runoff for the State House of Representatives from the River Region (District #57) with the election scheduled for Saturday, November 19. My platform includes diversifying … Continue reading

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A Word Before The Primary on Oct 22

Dear Friends, It’s not often that a candidate in a hard fought races ever says anything nice about his opponents, especially here in Louisiana. But as the last days before the October 22 primaries wind down I want to say … Continue reading

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Mudslinging Gets Us Nowhere

Dear Friends, As we get deeper into the political season you are seeing some candidates attack their opponent’s character. Too often, they will focus on attacking their opponents instead of concentrating on what they themselves have to offer and why you should … Continue reading

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Louisiana’s Grading Report For Education Fails

District 57 candidate and St. John School Board member Russ Wise, who helped design the original statewide school accountability program for Louisiana, says the decision to give each school and school district in the state a letter grade was “poorly … Continue reading

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