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ARTICLE: From Tahoes to vote brokers, campaign funds go a long way in Louisiana NOLA.COM: What good do lobbyist reporting laws do without enforcement?
ARTICLE: Lobbyists shell out big bucks for political influence ARTICLE: Feds investigating legislative power broker Alario ARTICLE: Indicted by the feds, Walter Reed to fight charges
ARTICLE: 'Louisiana Purchased' probe wins IRE Award ARTICLE: Is jet-setting Jindal illegally funding a presidential campaign? ARTICLE: La. politicians living large on campaign funds; will IRS move in?
ARTICLE: Feds open probe of state lawmaker from south Louisiana ARTICLE: Walter Reed won't run for re-election as DA ARTICLE: Gov. Jindal signs campaign finance reforms into law
ARTICLE: Campaign finance reforms head to Jindal's desk ARTICLE: Howard, Harrison expenditures examined ARTICLE: At $149K a year, what is Walter Reed campaigning for?
ARTICLE: Is Walter Reed a part-time DA? ARTICLE: $14,000 and a web page that doesn't work ARTICLE: Reed pays Hollywood price for video PSA
ARTICLE: Lawmakers pocketing your tax dollars by double billing ARTICLE: Walter Reed's $29,400 bar tab ARTICLE: Will Ethics Board, feds tackle legislative vets?
ARTICLE: Your tax dollars wasted as senator double dips ARTICLE: Gaping holes in Alario's campaign spending reports ARTICLE: For DA's son, campaign finance is a family affair
ARTICLE: 2013 campaign data show Alario, Heitmeier still living large ARTICLE: Senate pres. spends $253K on Saints, Tigers ARTICLE: Senator's bill would open the spigot for PAC cash
NOLA.COM: Campaign finance bills filed for legislative session ARTICLE: Some PAC limit violators cough up excess funds ARTICLE: Skeet, golf and grub on the campaign trail
ARTICLE: One word means a fortune in campaign spending reports INTERACTIVE: How state lawmakers spent campaign funds NOLA.COM: Louisiana politicians spent millions on meals, golf, tickets, other perks, review shows
ARTICLE: Gold standard for ethics, lead standard for enforcement ARTICLE: "Some people's voice counts more than others" in La. politics INTERACTIVE: How other states regulate campaign finance
ARTICLE: Big campaign donors get big contracts in JP INTERACTIVE: Jefferson Parish - campaign cash and contracts NOLA.COM: Attempts to restrict contributions to Louisiana utility regulators have failed
ARTICLE: Are utilities the real power behind the PSC? INTERACTIVE: PSC - who funds the watchmen? NOLA.COM: From Saints tickets to pricey meals, some politicians using campaign cash for luxuries
ARTICLE: Political war chests hold plenty of perks INTERACTIVE: Campaign spending reviewed NOLA.COM: Ethics Board's focus lets larger violations go unnoticed
ARTICLE: Powerful pols caught over the limits? INTERACTIVE: PAC limits breached NOLA.COM: Nursing homes pump millions into campaigns
ARTICLE: Are nursing homes buying state policy? INTERACTIVE: Nursing homes and campaign cash NOLA.COM: Some of Jindal's donations came as state awarded incentives, contracts
ARTICLE: Contribution questions to Jindal go unanswered INTERACTIVE: Bobby Jindal's War Chest NOLA.COM: The governor's appointees
ARTICLE: Meet the gatekeepers of state politics INTERACTIVE: Visualizing the Top 400 INTERACTIVE: Top 400 by industry sector
ARTICLE: Explaining state campaign finance law INTERACTIVE: Campaign Finance Search by NOLA.com NOLA.COM: Louisiana's top 400 campaign donors get around legal limits to magnify political influence

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  • Zurik: Indicted by the feds, Walter Reed to fight charges

    Zurik: Indicted by the feds, Walter Reed to fight charges

    Thursday, April 23 2015 10:38 PM EDT2015-04-24 02:38:19 GMT
    He was once one of the most powerful elected officials in southeast Louisiana. Now Reed faces a federal criminal trial himself, as does his son Steven. But it's clear that he'll put up a fight against the charges.more>>
    He was once one of the most powerful elected officials in southeast Louisiana. Now Reed faces a federal criminal trial himself, as does his son Steven. But it's clear that he'll put up a fight against the charges.more>>
  • Ex-DA Reed and son charged in 18-count indictment

    Ex-DA Reed and son charged in 18-count indictment

    Thursday, April 23 2015 10:23 AM EDT2015-04-23 14:23:01 GMT
    Walter Reed, once one of the most powerful elected officials in southeast Louisiana, now faces a federal criminal trial himself.A federal grand jury handed down and 18 count indictment against the former district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes. The indictment also charges his son with four counts related to the corruption charges.Walter Reed, 68, and his son Steven, 43, were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering related to misuse of funds from the ...more>>
    Walter Reed, once one of the most powerful elected officials in southeast Louisiana, now faces a federal criminal trial himself.A federal grand jury handed down and 18 count indictment against the former district attorney of St. Tammany and Washington parishes. The indictment also charges his son with four counts related to the corruption charges.Walter Reed, 68, and his son Steven, 43, were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering related to misuse of funds from the ...more>>
  • Zurik: Feds subpoena FOX 8 in Walter Reed probe

    Zurik: Feds subpoena FOX 8 in Walter Reed probe

    Monday, March 2 2015 4:15 PM EST2015-03-02 21:15:47 GMT
    Federal prosecutors dropped off a federal grand jury subpoena to FOX 8 News for their investigation into former St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed. Prosecutors want a copy of a newscast and one of many stories we did on Walter Reed, all part of our “Louisiana Purchased” series with NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune.more>>
    Federal prosecutors dropped off a federal grand jury subpoena to FOX 8 News for their investigation into former St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Walter Reed. Prosecutors want a copy of a newscast and one of many stories we did on Walter Reed, all part of our “Louisiana Purchased” series with NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune.more>>
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