Please support Tom Aswell and Louisiana Voice if you can. Tom does great work and helps us hold Louisiana politicians accountable for their actions and exposes their misdeeds. He does so with speed and gusto that traditional media sources can’t even come close to. We bloggers do incur expenses form time to time in addition to the vast amounts of time we spend interviewing sources, answering emails, reviewing evidence and writing our posts. A lot goes into our work that you don’t see, and we want to do more, but we need help. Tom is trying the NPR funding approach. Tom doesn’t charge for his services, which are public services and a public good that all people can benefit from, but we are asking that if you are in a position to support his work to please do so. Can you imagine a Louisiana without the Voice and others to hold our “leaders” accountable? (Scary thought, right?)
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We at LouisianaVoice attempt to illustrate how events and people are interconnected by money and power. You won’t find that in any other news reports on Louisiana politics. Most issues in state politics can be traced directly to campaign contributions or the influence that money buys—and that’s what we try to bring to you through our research and reporting.
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