Joshua Stockley

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Don Ames
October 31, 2019 - 9:53 pm
President Donald Trump is returning to Louisiana to heighten his support for Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in the Louisiana governor's race. Trump is planning an evening rally Wednesday in Monroe, in the middle of the weeklong early voting period for the Nov. 16 election. Monroe is in the...
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Don Ames
October 24, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Congressman Ralph Abraham tells the USA Today Network that he has not made a decision on whether he will seek to return to the House. ULM Poli Sci Professor Joshua Stockley, who has followed Abraham’s political career, says the Congressman has good reason to decline a potential fourth term, as his...
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USA TODAY
January 11, 2019 - 3:36 pm
(WWL.com) A poll finds that about half of Louisiana voters approve of Governor John Bel Edwards’ job performance. Morning Consult, which polls the popularity of governors, found Edwards has a 49-percent approval rating, 30-percent disapprove and 21-percent are undecided. ULM Political Science...
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October 15, 2018 - 5:31 pm
(WWL.com) The first ad of the Secretary of State’s race is out, and despite being a nominally non-partisan position, the ad is chock full of red meat for conservatives. It’s being aired by Interim Secretary Kyle Ardoin. UL Monroe Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says it’s a bureaucratic...
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USA TODAY
July 29, 2018 - 2:16 pm
(WWL.com) - A Morning Consult poll shows Governor John Bel Edwards’ approval rating slipped under 50 percent during the brutal legislative sessions between April and June. Edwards’ has generally maintained one of the highest approval ratings for a Democratic governor, but ULM Political Science...
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July 09, 2018 - 3:48 pm
(WWL.com) President Donald Trump will announce his nomination for the vacant US Supreme Court position tonight at 8 PM, a decision that could tip the balance of the high court in a decidedly conservative direction. Pro-Life advocates are hoping this leads to a successful challenge of Roe vs. Wade,...
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David Blake
March 27, 2018 - 1:13 pm
A bill to raise the minimum wage will be up for a vote before the Louisiana Senate today. The legislation would boost the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour by 2020, and has the support of Governor John Bel Edwards. But even if the senate approves it, the future is still very cloudy for the measure...
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December 11, 2017 - 3:43 pm
(WWL.com) LaPolitics Weekly reports Congressman Ralph Abraham is considering a run for governor in 2019. Abraham says he hasn’t made any decisions, but a number of people are asking him about it. ULM Political Science Professor Joshua Stockley says the Richland Parish physician will need to boost...
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September 20, 2017 - 8:51 am
(WWL.com) Governor John Bel Edwards released an email poll asking if Louisiana residents support raising the minimum wage. ULM Political Science Professor Dr. Joshua Stockley says this survey is more about fundraising, as many of his supporters already want to increase the state’s minimum wage,...
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April 29, 2017 - 6:17 am
WWL.com Reporting President Donald Trump has reached 100 days in office, but what does that mean for Louisiana? ULM political science professor Dr. Joshua Stockley says Mr. Trump’s first 100 days in office have been turbulent and unorthodox. He says there’s been very little direct policy change at...
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