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Rispone For Governor Announces Key Campaign Staff

From:  The Hayride Eddie Rispone for Louisiana Governor today provided The Hayride with their key staff hires: General Consultant Jordan Gehrke, of Leverage Public Strategies, is a veteran consultant with experience in numerous high-profile state and federal campaigns. Most recently he served as strategist for Tennessee Governor-Elect Bill Lee, a conservative outsider businessman who came from […]

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2019 Louisiana politics: The calm before the gubernatorial storm

From: Baton Rouge Business Report When U.S. Sen. John Kennedy defied conventional political wisdom in late November, announcing he wouldn’t be challenging Gov. John Bel Edwards in the fall election, some assumed the contest was over before it had really begun. Baton Rouge businessman Eddie Rispone, though well-funded and popular with hardcore conservatives, has little statewide […]

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GOP Louisiana governor candidate: Edwards’ approach is wrong

From:  Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican businessman Eddie Rispone said he entered the Louisiana governor’s race because he disagrees with Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards’ “whole approach to running the government,” from cabinet picks to financial policies. A wealthy industrial contractor and first-time politician, Rispone announced his gubernatorial candidacy three months ago […]

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2016 Businessperson of the Year: Ed Rispone

From: Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Ed Rispone, founder and chairman of ISC Constructors in Baton Rouge, is keenly aware that struggles are a necessary precursor to success. He was raised in a working-class family that lived by the mantra: “You can’t get anything done unless you start; and if you start, you finish.” Anchored […]

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5 key takeaways from Baton Rouge meet and greet with Eddie Rispone, Republican candidate for governor

From: The Advocate Baton Rouge businessman and Republican candidate for governor Eddie Rispone took part in a meet and greet event in Baton Rouge Tuesday night, introducing himself to potential voters. For many (including this Advocate reporter), it was the first event to see Rispone in gubernatorial candidate mode. The event, held in a side […]

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