Bill Cassidy

Military pay boost package will also benefit Belle Chasse Naval Air Station | NOLA.com

The featured attraction in the $717 billion defense spending bill President Donald Trump signed Monday (Aug. 13) is a 2.6 percent pay increase for …

Military

Brett Kavanaugh should know better

The Aug. 3 front-page article “After investigating a president, Kavanaugh reversed” noted that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh said that a president cannot function under prosecution and that Congress should enact a law to suspend prosecution of a president until he or she leaves office. …

Brett Kavanaugh

Louisiana Spotlight: Bill Cassidy, Jeff Landry & more: Officials weigh in, lend support on marijuana permit applicants

Louisiana's burgeoning medical marijuana industry could be a booming future business for some entrepreneurs, so when pharmacists and their business …

Cannabis

Watch: Sen. Bill Cassidy denies ever 'dropping acid'

The senior senator from Louisiana has never experimented with psychedelic drugs. At least that’s what Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., recently said in …

Health Care

Senate Votes to Extend National Flood Insurance Program

The Senate voted to extend the National Flood Insurance Program through November, The Hill is reporting.<p>The funding legislation now awaits the …

Conservative View

Senate Resumes Debate on Nomination of Federal Judge

July 30, 2018<p>Senate Session<p>The Senate resumed debate on Britt Grant’s judicial nomination to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.<p>People in this …

Mitch McConnell

Hassan, Kuster, back bill targeting counterfeit pill makers

New Hampshire Democrats Maggie Hassan and Annie Kuster are part of a bipartisan group sponsoring a bill that targets counterfeit pill makers.<p>The bill …

New Hampshire

Ivanka coy about her Democratic partners in policy talks

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump swears she has Democratic allies — but she’s not naming names.<p>“You have to, especially in an environment like this, you …

Marco Rubio

What Louisiana's elected officials are saying about Trump (initially) defending Russia | NOLA.com

How Louisiana's congressional delegation responded to Trump siding with Putin<p>U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La.<p>...and work with Russia on some things. It …

Russia

Oil falls after report says Trump is considering tapping the emergency oil reserve

Oil prices bounced around Friday afternoon following reports that the Trump administration could tap an emergency oil reserve ahead of the midterm election.<p>West Texas Intermediate fell 0.5% to $70 a barrel at 3:25 p.m. ET. Crude, the international benchmark, rose 0.75% to $75.09.<p>The Trump …

Donald Trump

Bill Cassidy counts Ivanka Trump in his corner as family leave policy talks start | NOLA.com

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., is leading a Senate subcommittee hearing Wednesday afternoon (July 11) on providing paid family leave for working …

Donald Trump

Senators Cassidy, Kennedy comment on nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

Moments after President Donald Trump announced the nomination of judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, Monday evening, U.S. Senators Bill …

U.S. Supreme Court

Senate committee to take up paid family leave plan

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing, chaired by Senator Bill Cassidy (R-La.) on July 11, on paid family leave policy.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> …

Senate Committees

Sen. Cassidy on Drug Pricing, Immigration, Tariffs – Bloomberg

Sen. Cassidy on Drug Pricing, Immigration, Tariffs<p>Sen. Cassidy on Drug Pricing, Immigration, Tariffs<p>Sen. Cassidy on Drug Pricing, Immigration, Tariffs<p>…

Health Care

Sen. Cassidy on North Korea, Health Care, Trade – Bloomberg

Sen. Cassidy on North Korea, Health Care, Trade<p>Sen. Cassidy on North Korea, Health Care, Trade<p>Sen. Cassidy on North Korea, Health Care, …

Health Care

Sen. Bill Cassidy stands with Trump's trade stance

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy stood with President Trump’s hard-line trade policies after Sunday’s conclusion of the G-7 summit.<p>While Mr. Cassidy did …

Donald Trump

Trump's battle with Canada like a 'fight with your spouse,' GOP senator says

Sen. Bill Cassidy on Monday compared President Trump's public fight with Canada over trade to a fight between spouses that allows both sides to clear …

Republicans

CNN’s Camerota To Sen. Cassidy: Trump Seemingly Closer To Kim Jong Un Than U.S. Allies

3:22 PM 06/11/2018<p>Republican Senator Bill Cassidy struck down CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on Monday after she alleged that President Trump is closer with …

Donald Trump

Seersucker, Hemp and the Caps: Congressional Hits and Misses

Week of June 4, 2018<p>D.C. is abuzz with the Washington Capitals’ first Stanley Cup win on Thursday night, but the U.S. Capitol was abuzz all week with …

Stanley Cup

Sen. Bill Cassidy’s New Health Plan Is Obamacare On Steroids

On Tuesday, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) released a policy white paper with ideas he claimed would “make health care affordable again.” By and large, …

Health Care

Vitals

b171ce90-33eb-46e5-b580-a29092fdad0c<p>1 big thing: Health care and the primaries<p>1b8f18ed-95e9-470d-90ff-14322f095568<p>A person in a voting …

Health Care

Senator Bill Cassidy’s Response To Rep. Adam Schiff’s “Throw The Bums Out Comment”: Americans Want Prosperity, Not Doom & Gloom Socialism

<i>"Adam Schiff is right, we should go back to where our economy is growing at 1% a year in which people are leaving the work force in which wages are not growing, the stock market is flat. That's what we want to go back to? Don't think so Adam, we want prosperity, not doom and gloom …

Stock Markets

Sen. Bill Cassidy aims to revive bipartisan reforms on healthcare

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., shared a new series of proposals to lower healthcare costs while lamenting that Democrats have torpedoed earlier …

Health Care

Bill Cassidy to speak at Covington Prayer Breakfast | NOLA.com

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., will be the keynote speaker at the Covington Community Prayer Breakfast on June 15.<p>The event will be held from 7:30 to …

News (U.S.)

Bill Cassidy, John Kennedy join GOP colleagues urging Senate to skip August recess | NOLA.com

WASHINGTON -- A group of 16 Republican senators, including Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy of Louisiana, has announced a willingness to work through …

Mitch McConnell

GOP senators want August recess canceled; here's why

Some Senate Republicans are urging Mitch McConnnell to cancel the annual August recess. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., is part of the group, and he joins …

Politics

Senator Bill Cassidy On Trump’s Plan To Lower Drug Prices: We Are Going To Make Health Care Affordable Again

<b>Unveiled!</b> President Donald Trump's long-awaited plan to bring down drug prices, unveiled today, will mostly spare the pharmaceutical industry he previously accused of "getting away with murder" and instead focus on increasing private competition and requiring more openness about costs. In Rose …

Health Care

Sen. Bill Cassidy will give Louisiana College's commencement address | NOLA.com

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., will be the keynote speaker at Louisiana College's 2018 commencement ceremony. The ceremony will be held Saturday (May …

Baton Rouge

Sen. Bill Cassidy's staff meeting with residents in Grand Isle on Friday | NOLA.com

Staffers from U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy's office will be in Grand Isle in Jefferson Parish on Friday (May 4) to meet with residents who may need help or …

News (U.S.)

Sen. Bill Cassidy says Tom Schedler should resign amid sexual harassment accusations | NOLA.com

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler, a fellow statewide Republican elected official, should step down as a …

Sexual Harassment