Overboard! One Louisiana Businessman. Four Politicians. And A Scandal That Is Slowly Unfolding. By Lamar White, Jr., Editor Katie Weaver and Contributing Editor Leslie Turk - July 26, 2017 A powerful sheriff, his chief deputy, the Lt. Governor, the Attorney General, and the state Rep. who chairs the Appropriations Committee all have one thing in common, and it’s not just their party affiliation.