Video: Session Update Week 7. Dem’s Block Bill to Force Tax Increase

Video: Session Update Week 7. Dem’s Block Bill to Force Tax Increase

Louisiana House Democrats voted in unison on Thursday to block HB3 (HB2 funding mechanism) to force Republicans to vote for tax increases. I also voted against it, but not to hold it hostage. I voted against it because I believe our capital outlay system (HB2) is corrupt and broken. If you’re in with the governor you’ll get your projects. If you’re not, you won’t. These types of political games have gotten us where we are in this state. And for the record – this Republican …

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Video: John Schroder Statement on Monument Removal

Video: John Schroder Statement on Monument Removal

My statement on the removal of monuments in New Orleans and our priorities as a state and society. We need to focus on the real problems plaguing Louisiana, like reckless spending, over taxation, rising crime, poor public education, and a crumbling infrastructure, just to name a few. Taking down a monument or statue does nothing to fix these problems.

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Video: Legislative Update Week 6. No. New. Taxes.

Video: Legislative Update Week 6. No. New. Taxes.

Week Six Legislative Update.

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Video: Weekly Update and Message of Support for Law Enforcement

Video: Weekly Update and Message of Support for Law Enforcement

Weekly update and my statement of unwavering support for law enforcement. As a former law enforcement officer, I can tell you that the men and women who protect us deserve better. #NationalPoliceWeek #BackTheBlue w

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Schroder’s domestic violence bills head to the Senate

Schroder’s domestic violence bills head to the Senate

Louisiana ranks second in the nation for the number of women killed as a result of domestic abuse. According to the Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 51 women were killed in domestic violence incidents in the state in 2016.

Despite the fact that the state operates a highly regarded protective order registry, a significant number of the women killed by men had protective orders in place against those men at the time they were murdered. As is frequently noted in the wake of a murder that …

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Video: Legislative Session Week 4

Video: Legislative Session Week 4

The House passed a standstill budget that does not raise your taxes. Just like you do in your personal life, this budget will force government to live within its means. The budget will move to the Senate where I hope members will stop state government from spending money it does not have.

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Video: Legislative Session Week 3

Video: Legislative Session Week 3

This is very simple, but we are making it very complicated. Government must live within its means. We cannot spend more than we have.

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Video: Legislative Session Week 2

Video: Legislative Session Week 2

 

The biggest lie you hear at the State Capitol is that something “isn’t that simple.” We spend more money than we take in and government is growing faster than the economy. We don’t have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem. It is that simple.

 

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Release: Schroder Leads All Treasurer Opponents in Fundraising

Release: Schroder Leads All Treasurer Opponents in Fundraising

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Schroder Leads All Treasurer Opponents with Over $600,000 on Hand

Baton Rouge, LA — Leading all opponents, John Schroder reported $609,621 cash on hand in his first quarter fundraising report for the Louisiana State Treasurer race.

Since his announcement in December, Schroder has raised $407,219 in his bid to be the next Louisiana State Treasurer, raising $184,745 in the first quarter alone.

“We’re traveling to every corner of this state to share our position of fiscal responsibility and continuing …

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Video: Opening Day of Session

Video: Opening Day of Session

 

2017 Session Day One. Let me be clear – Louisiana has a spending problem, not a revenue problem. It’s time for this state to start living within its means. No. New. Taxes. The hardworking people of this state are taxed enough.

– John Schroder

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