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My Name Is Ron, and Im a Recovering Legislator: Memoirs of a Louisiana State Representative

Ron Gomez

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212 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 7.3in. x 0.6in.The unreported and unrecorded experiences of a Louisiana state legislator. A reader will get an unfiltered look behind the scenes. This book plows rich new ground. The Legislature is a great stage and seldom has anyone reported so adeptly on the histrionics and humor of it. We see it through the perceptive eyes of Ron Gomez, a skilled journalist who later served honorably and effectively in the Louisiana House of Representatives. If offers a unique double-barreled perspective. Bob HammAuthor, humorist, andeditorial writer for theLafayette AdvertiserAll your suspicions or concepts of the back rooms of politics may be validated then again, they may be shattered. Chapter IThis book is a welcome insight to Louisiana politics a superb account by an ex-legislator with a schooled eye for the successes and failures of Louisianas unique system of government. William Conway, Ph. d. , former Secretary, Wisconsin Dept. of Regulation and Licensing, former aide to LouisianaGovernor Buddy RoemerTell someone youre considering running for public office and you will usually get encouragement and praise for your courage and selflessness. Tell a stranger you are an elected official and youll most likely suddenly read mistrust, derision or worse in his eyes. Chapter XX This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595416530

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The unreported and unrecorded experiences of a Louisiana state legislator. A reader will get an unfiltered look behind the scenes."This book plows rich new ground. The Legislature is a great stage and seldom has anyone reported so adeptly on the histrionics and humor of it. We see it through the perceptive eyes of Ron Gomez, a skilled journalist who later served honorably and effectively in the Louisiana House of Representatives. If offers a unique double-barreled perspective."Bob HammAuthor, humorist, andeditorial writer for theLafayette Advertiser"All your suspicions or concepts of the back rooms of politics may be validated then again, they may be shattered."Chapter I"This book is a welcome insight to Louisiana politics a superb account by an ex-legislator with a schooled eye for the successes and failures of Louisiana's unique system of government."William Conway, Ph.d.,former Secretary, Wisconsin Dept.of Regulation and Licensing,former aide to LouisianaGovernor Buddy RoemerTell someone you're considering running for public office and you will usually get encouragement and praise for your courage and selflessness. Tell a stranger you are an elected official and you'll most likely suddenly read mistrust, derision or worse in his eyes.Chapter XX

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Ron Gomez served three terms in the Louisiana House of Representatives, spent over 30 years in radio and TV, and owned three radio stations. He is the author of two novels, Pelican Games and Neat. He and his wife, Carol Ross, own an advertising and public relations firm in Lafayette, Louisiana.

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