Senator John Kennedy

Nov 4, 2017; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; LSU Tigers head coach Ed Orgeron speaks to the media after being defeated by the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
USA Today Sports
April 07, 2019 - 10:19 am
(WWL.com) - Senator John Kennedy blasted LSU President King Alexander, LSU Coach Ed Orgeron, and Governor Edwards on AM Baton Rouge for a fundraising event on campus where the football coach appeared to endorse Edwards’ reelection effort. Kennedy says the move could set a dangerous precedent and...
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March 16, 2019 - 7:41 am
(WWL.com) - Senator John Kennedy is introducing legislation that seeks to give social media users legal control of content they post to social media. Currently all photos, private messages, posts, and other interactions are owned by network you post them too, which gives companies the right to sell...
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AP
March 15, 2019 - 12:42 pm
(WWL.com) 12 US Senate Republicans voted against the President’s national emergency declaration that would allow him to access billions in construction dollars to build additional physical border wall. Senator John Kennedy was not among the 12, and says history shows the President’s move is quite...
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March 14, 2019 - 7:49 pm
(WWL.com) - Senator John Kennedy, who sits on the Senate Budget Committee, questioned the acting director of the Office of Management and Budget Russell Vought over transactions that took place in the final month of the fiscal year. A recent report showed several federal agencies spending habits...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
December 22, 2018 - 8:55 am
Lawmakers from Louisiana are responding to the partial shutdown of the federal government. Congressman Steve Scalise from Metairie is blaming the Democrats for failing to pass funding for the border wall. Americans want safe communities and secure borders. They see right through the dangerous...
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Jim Hanzo
December 03, 2018 - 10:26 am
Governor John Bel Edwards released a statement immediately following U.S. Senator John Kennedy's announcement that he would not run against Edwards for Louisiana governor. "For Sen. Kennedy, this was never about the people of Louisiana. This was about focusing the spotlight on himself. Now that...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 01, 2018 - 7:24 am
US Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana says unless an FBI investigation uncovers any concerning new material about allegations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, he expects a final confirmation vote for his lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court to be held later this week. The...
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July 31, 2018 - 2:16 pm
(WWL.com) The US Senate has voted to extend the National Flood Insurance program for the next four months. It was set to expire at 11:59 tonight. Louisiana’s Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy says the goal is to put long-term reforms into place, so the program is affordable and sustainable
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June 27, 2018 - 9:41 pm
(WWL.com) Senator John Kennedy has sponsored an amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that would require SNAP program recipients to show a photo ID during a transaction. Kennedy says this would help cut back on tens of billions of dollars in yearly fraud that is rampant in the program… “Reform is long...
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May 01, 2018 - 2:41 pm
(WWL.com) U.S. Senator John Kennedy is asking the legislature to hold off on voting a bill to extend Harrah’s New Orleans Casino’s contract with the state for 30 years. Kennedy says media reports that Harrah’s is considering selling the property so the state could unwittingly increase the selling...
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