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Local women graduate from politics program

More women are stepping into politics and a local organization is helping. The organization is called Emerge Louisiana and it’s celebrating ...
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2018 Influential Women in Business: Beverly Brooks Thompson

Photo by Collin Richie Hometown: Houston Age: 48 Family: Married to Corky Thompson, with three sons—Brennan, William and Dalton—and niece ...
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Emerging goal: More females involved in Democratic politics

POLITICS READY: Among the Baton Rouge-area women going through the Emerge program are, from left, Alsie Dunbar, Belinda Davis and Morgan ...
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Political group urges more women to run for office in LA

WEST MONROE, La, (KNOE) – A state political group is recruiting democratic women to run for office. The group is called “Emerge ...
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Emerge Louisiana Works To Close The Gender Gap In Public Office

Women make up more than half of the population in the US, but they hold less than a third of elected offices. To discuss this ...
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Group aims to provide Louisiana women with training, support for public office

Running for political office requires planning and support, and one group is trying to prepare some Louisiana women with their sights on local, state ...
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This group wants to train Louisiana Democratic women to run for office

In a CNN report last weekend, journalists Mallory Simon and Kyung Lah documented record-breaking numbers of Democratic women who have expressed ...
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Dr. Tammy Savoie, Decorated Air Force Veteran, Will Challenge Steve Scalise

In a press statement issued late yesterday afternoon, Dr. Tammy Savoie, a retired Air Force psychologist, announced her candidacy for Louisiana’s ...
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