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 …

Read More »

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.

Read More »

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

http://johnschroder.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/17871891_787148954768517_3680348331957026816_n.mp4

Read More »

Video: 2017 Special Session Wrapup

Video: 2017 Special Session Wrapup

2017 Special Session Wrapup

Here’s a quick 2017 Special Session Recap. Good news – No new taxes were raised! Have a safe and happy Mardi Gras.

Read More »

Interview: Bill Profita and Kevin Gallagher Talk 107.3

Interview: Bill Profita and Kevin Gallagher Talk 107.3

John talks about his new website, StopLouisianaWaste.com, which allows individuals to anonymously report wasteful government spending.

 

Listen here

 

Read More »

Schroder launches state government waste whistleblower website

Schroder launches state government waste whistleblower website

From Louisiana Radio Network

A new website seeks to reduce wasteful spending in state government. Covington Representative John Schroder launched StopLouisianaWaste.com to allow individuals to anonymously report state government waste.

“You would think at this stage in the game we would have squeezed out all the inefficiencies that exist in Baton Rouge, but that just doesn’t seem to be the case,” Schroder said.

Schroder says given the state’s budget problems, lawmakers have to make sure they’re spending every penny of taxpayer money wisely. He says he will personally investigate …

Read More »

Interview: Glen Heckard Talk KLMB 540 AM

http://johnschroder.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Glen-Heckard-Interview.mp3

 

Listen as John discusses the state budget issues and his race for state treasurer.

Read More »

Advocate: Schroder reveals key players on campaign team for state treasurer’s race

From The Advocate

The battle to become Louisiana’s next state treasurer is starting to take shape, as veteran political operatives begin to line up on teams.
State Rep. John Schroder, a Covington Republican who is the first elected official to throw his hat into the treasurer’s race, on Monday revealed key players on his campaign. He’s assembled a team with representatives from a broad spectrum of previous Republican campaigns, with links to U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy and John N. Kennedy, former Gov. Bobby Jindal and former U.S. …

Read More »

Release: Rep. John Schroder Announces Candidacy For Louisiana Treasurer

Release: Rep. John Schroder Announces Candidacy For Louisiana Treasurer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 9, 2017

Rep. John Schroder Announces Candidacy for Louisiana Treasurer

Today, State Representative John Schroder released the following statement:

“I will be a candidate for the office of Louisiana State Treasurer in 2017.

Louisiana has a spending problem, not a revenue problem. We are structurally broken. Irresponsible spending practices are not a new problem for our state and this isn’t the first time I’ve said it. In my first term as a state legislator eight years ago, I quickly recognized that we had fundamental issues with …

Read More »