Steve Scalise was elected to the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1995 with 68% of the vote against two opponents in his first run for public office. He was re-elected in 1999 against a well-financed opponent and again in 2003 without opposition.
Rep. Scalise is a member of the following committees: Appropriations (elected by legislative peers from the 1st Congressional District), Labor & Industrial Relations, Insurance, and Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.
Rep. Scalise is employed as a Systems Engineer for a local technology company and serves as a Board Member for America of New Orleans, the American Italian Renaissance Foundation and Jefferson Senior Center.
Rep. Scalise is a graduate from Rummel High School and has a Degree in Computer Science from Louisiana State University and a minor in Political Science. He is married to the former Jennifer Letulle.
How does Louisiana determine if someone is a danger to themselves or others?
Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?
What should the state’s transportation priorities be?
Would a reduction in penalties encourage more usage and lead the state down a path to legalization?
What does Louisiana’s employment market look like for job hunters in 2014?
Will proposed legislation help rein in costs or create arbitrary caps that hinder agencies in delivering services?
Should Louisiana develop its own minimum wage?»»» View all Topics!