Yesterday I attended The Arc Caddo-Bossier "Back to School" event. I listened and spoke with parents and community leaders. The ARC Caddo-Bossier is a private, non-profit agency that provides an array of services and supportive programs for infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities. I am pictured with Sam Pittman Beech, Director of Children's Services and Neil Carlisle, President of the Board of Directors.
I was very honored to receive the SWLA Chamber of Commerce "Legis-Gator" award at the L'Auberge in Lafayette.
"Legis-Gator", now in its tenth year, has grown to become one of the state’s largest governmental and political gatherings, with most of the congressional delegation, state legislature, statewide elected officials and almost 1000 guests from across Louisiana attending. In addition to honoring the Business Champions in the state legislature, the Chamber SWLA singles out legislators who demonstrated particular courage and leadership with selective honors, including the prestigious Legis-Gator of the Year Award.
Three senators and 14 representatives, including Rep. Henry Burns earned the Outstanding Family Advocate award by scoring 100 percent. These 17 Legislators will receive LFF’s prized Patrick Henry Award in a special ceremony during the 2015 Annual Legislative Awards Gala on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at The Arena at Healing Place Church in Baton Rouge.
I would like to announce the launch of my 2015 Senate Campaign commercial. As you will see, children are always the star of the show.
Your kind support of this “ministry” is essential and crucial because there are no free lunches and political campaigns are expensive. You are important to me and most worthy of representation and that is why I am a candidate for the Louisiana Senate District 36.
Enjoy the commercial!
In the news...
My work on legislation to help those with mental illness is getting national recognition. Congressman Murphy of Pennsylvania, Thank You for your initiative and NOW it is more important than ever to be proactive.
House Bill 1272 was one of my first passed bills of legislation allowing churches to decide if certain members are qualified to carry concealed weapons and bring them to church as part of its security plan. Glad to see this training for appointed church members in Bossier Parish.