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The Advocate
TOPS bills, good and bad, on the move -- but real life waits for no onethen-Gov. Bobby Jindal, that will make TOPS funding not an automatic entitlemen
TOPS bills, good and bad, on the move -- but real life waits for no one
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
then-Gov. Bobby Jindal, that will make TOPS funding not an automatic entitlement when tuition goes up. That bill, by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, is moving again through the process, introduced by Donahue and others. Edwards will sign that... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS bills are on the move, good and badthen-Gov. Bobby Jindal, that will make TOPS funding not an automatic entitlemen
TOPS bills are on the move, good and bad
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
then-Gov. Bobby Jindal, that will make TOPS funding not an automatic entitlement when tuition goes up. That bill, by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, is moving again through the process, introduced by Donahue and others. Edwards will sign that... Read more
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The Advocate
Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took overJohnson published a widely-shared pro-Vitter Facebook post during the governor’
Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took over
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Johnson published a widely-shared pro-Vitter Facebook post during the governor’s race last year that angered Edwards. Jack Donahue: A Republican state senator from Mandeville, he took the lead in winning passage of Jindal’s budgets in the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
How La.'s free college tuition program became so popular -- and costlytwo sessions. CONTROLLING COSTS Several have gained traction, including one t
How La.'s free college tuition program became so popular -- and costly
The Houma Courier / Posted 7 days ago
two sessions. CONTROLLING COSTS Several have gained traction, including one the foundation supported last session by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, to institute a cap for TOPS payments and detach TOPS from tuition levels. Another... Read more
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The Daily Comet
How La.'s free college tuition program became so popular -- and costlytwo sessions. CONTROLLING COSTS Several have gained traction, including one t
How La.'s free college tuition program became so popular -- and costly
The Daily Comet / Posted 7 days ago
two sessions. CONTROLLING COSTS Several have gained traction, including one the foundation supported last session by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, to institute a cap for TOPS payments and detach TOPS from tuition levels. Another... Read more
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The Advocate
In special session, Edwards’ realism clashes with GOP denialbetween the two chambers were going down to the wire? When a seasoned lawmaker
In special session, Edwards’ realism clashes with GOP denial
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
between the two chambers were going down to the wire? When a seasoned lawmaker, former Senate Finance Committee Chair Jack Donahue, made the modest suggestion that he’d like to understand the amendments he was voting on? When, with just... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
How TOPS program got so large, expensivein the two sessions. Several bills have gained traction, including one the Fou
How TOPS program got so large, expensive
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
in the two sessions. Several bills have gained traction, including one the Foundation supported last session by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, to institute a floor for TOPS payments. Concurrently, the proposal would detach TOPS... Read more
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The Advocate
Transportation Funding Task Force still searching for highway solutionsthe business community. “Our roads have gone to hell,” Adley said later in the
Transportation Funding Task Force still searching for highway solutions
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
the business community. “Our roads have gone to hell,” Adley said later in the meeting. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, a member of the task force, said any push in 2015 to move scarce state dollars from State Police... Read more
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The Daily Comet
TOPS bills to lock in current amounts, isolate awards from tuition increasescontingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS sch
TOPS bills to lock in current amounts, isolate awards from tuition increases
The Daily Comet / Posted 10 days ago
contingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS scholarships. Both Morrish and Mandeville Sen. Jack Donahue, a Republican, have sponsored similar bills that lock in the current TOPS awards as a means to contain the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
TOPS bills to lock in current amounts, isolate awards from tuition increasescontingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS sch
TOPS bills to lock in current amounts, isolate awards from tuition increases
The Houma Courier / Posted 10 days ago
contingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS scholarships. Both Morrish and Mandeville Sen. Jack Donahue, a Republican, have sponsored similar bills that lock in the current TOPS awards as a means to contain the... Read more
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The Advocate
TOPS bills to lock in current amounts, isolate awards from tuition increases move forwardcontingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS sch
TOPS bills to lock in current amounts, isolate awards from tuition increases move forward
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
contingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS scholarships. Both Morrish and Mandeville Sen. Jack Donahue, a Republican, have sponsored similar bills that lock in the current TOPS awards as a means to contain the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Senate approves bill to let college boards raise tuitionrevenue in a special session expected to be called this summer. Senate Bill 80
Senate approves bill to let college boards raise tuition
The Houma Courier / Posted 11 days ago
revenue in a special session expected to be called this summer. Senate Bill 80 is tied to another measure pushed by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, that would cap the TOPS program and decouple it from tuition. The awards currently grow as the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Senate approves bill to let college boards raise tuitionrevenue in a special session expected to be called this summer. Senate Bill 80
Senate approves bill to let college boards raise tuition
The Daily Comet / Posted 11 days ago
revenue in a special session expected to be called this summer. Senate Bill 80 is tied to another measure pushed by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, that would cap the TOPS program and decouple it from tuition. The awards currently grow as the... Read more
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The Advocate
More bills on TOPS, tuition changes flying through Louisiana Legislaturecontingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS sch
More bills on TOPS, tuition changes flying through Louisiana Legislature
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
contingent on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS scholarships. Both Morrish and Mandeville Sen. Jack Donahue, a Republican, have sponsored similar bills that lock in the current TOPS awards as a means to contain the... Read more
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The Advocate
More bills on TOPS, tuition changes flying through Louisiana Legislatureon another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS scholarships a
More bills on TOPS, tuition changes flying through Louisiana Legislature
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
on another bill that would sever tuition increases from the TOPS scholarships awards. Both Morrish and Mandeville Sen. Jack Donahue, a Republican, have sponsored similar bills that lock in the current TOPS awards, as a means to contain the... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill to lock in TOPS awards flies through committee, heads to House for last hurdleBel Edwards’ desk. He has indicated he plans to sign the bill into law. Senate
Bill to lock in TOPS awards flies through committee, heads to House for last hurdle
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Bel Edwards’ desk. He has indicated he plans to sign the bill into law. Senate Bill 174, sponsored by Mandeville Senator Jack Donahue, a Republican, locks in TOPS awards at the 2016-2017 school year level. Currently, the Taylor Opportunity... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill to lock in TOPS awards flies through committee, heads to House for last hurdledesk. He has indicated he fully intends to sign the bill into law. Senate Bill
Bill to lock in TOPS awards flies through committee, heads to House for last hurdle
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
desk. He has indicated he fully intends to sign the bill into law. Senate Bill 174, sponsored by Mandeville Senator Jack Donahue, a Republican, locks in TOPS awards at 2016-2017 school year level. Currently, the Taylor Opportunity Program... Read more
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The Chronicle
Protestors condemn A-ville vandalism, removal of pride flagsinvestigation. Maher noted that although the removal of his flag—which he said
Protestors condemn A-ville vandalism, removal of pride flags
The Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
investigation. Maher noted that although the removal of his flag—which he said he first hung in November after freshman Jack Donahue received a death threat—was symbolic, it was not the most extreme example of homophobia he had experienced. He... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Senate decides to rework flow of oil spill recovery moneyto spend on government operating expenses, "for the Legislature to use it as we
Senate decides to rework flow of oil spill recovery money
Southwest Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
to spend on government operating expenses, "for the Legislature to use it as we saw fit when we receive it," said Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville.Donahue's proposal received little discussion on the Senate floor Wednesday, but it's opposed by... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. Senate backs cost containment for TOPS tuition programto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
La. Senate backs cost containment for TOPS tuition program
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Senate decides to rework flow of oil spill recovery moneythe state's general fund for lawmakers to spend on general government operating
Senate decides to rework flow of oil spill recovery money
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 18 days ago
the state's general fund for lawmakers to spend on general government operating expenses. The measure by Mandeville Sen. Jack Donahue, a Republican, goes next to the House for consideration. Louisiana is expected to receive as much as $1 billion... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
La. Senate backs cost containment for TOPS tuition programto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
La. Senate backs cost containment for TOPS tuition program
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Shreveport man faces pornography, molestation chargesto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
Shreveport man faces pornography, molestation charges
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Man faces felony charges after plowing car into Shreveport hometo restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
Man faces felony charges after plowing car into Shreveport home
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
UPDATED: Caddo coroner working to ID body found in Cross Bayouto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
UPDATED: Caddo coroner working to ID body found in Cross Bayou
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
LEISD calls for $20 million bond electionto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
LEISD calls for $20 million bond election
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Texarkana authorities offer more details on gun, grenade seized in March arrestto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
Texarkana authorities offer more details on gun, grenade seized in March arrest
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Sibling fight leads to stabbingto restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sai
Sibling fight leads to stabbing
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 18 days ago
to restrict the growth of Louisiana's TOPS free college tuition program has sailed through the Senate. The measure by Sen. Jack Donahue, a Mandeville Republican, would lock in the TOPS payment rate at next year's tuition level, unless lawmakers... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Bill to stop TOPS awards from rising when tuition does passes committeemajor reform that would rein in future spending on the state's popular college
Bill to stop TOPS awards from rising when tuition does passes committee
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 24 days ago
major reform that would rein in future spending on the state's popular college scholarship program. Senate Bill 174 by Jack Donahue, a Republican from Mandeville, is seen as the most likely measure to win wide support from the Legislature,... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Confederate monument opponents score a victory in Louisiana LegislatureD-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Gre
Confederate monument opponents score a victory in Louisiana Legislature
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
D-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Greg Tarver, D-Shreveport. Backers were Sens. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, Neil Riser, R-Columbia and Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe. All five... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Confederate monument opponents score a victory in Louisiana LegislatureD-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Gre
Confederate monument opponents score a victory in Louisiana Legislature
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
D-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Greg Tarver, D-Shreveport. Backers were Sens. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, Neil Riser, R-Columbia and Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe. All five... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Zurik: Labor misclassification rampant, lawmakers weigh stiffer penaltiesthe law - again. Her 2008 bill to increase penalties failed to pass. A Senate c
Zurik: Labor misclassification rampant, lawmakers weigh stiffer penalties
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 24 days ago
the law - again. Her 2008 bill to increase penalties failed to pass. A Senate committee killed it, apparently after Senator Jack Donahue of Mandeville got involved. Donahue owns a construction company. “I think Jack Donahue had a lot of influence... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Zurik: Labor misclassification rampant, lawmakers weigh stiffer penaltiesthe law - again. Her 2008 bill to increase penalties failed to pass. A Senate c
Zurik: Labor misclassification rampant, lawmakers weigh stiffer penalties
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 25 days ago
the law - again. Her 2008 bill to increase penalties failed to pass. A Senate committee killed it, apparently after Senator Jack Donahue of Mandeville got involved. Donahue owns a construction company. “I think Jack Donahue had a lot of influence... Read more
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The Houma Courier
TOPS scholarship bills meet resistance from legislative panelface an uphill battle to make it to the governor’s desk this session. Legislat
TOPS scholarship bills meet resistance from legislative panel
The Houma Courier / Posted 25 days ago
face an uphill battle to make it to the governor’s desk this session. Legislators are most optimistic about a bill by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, that would cap the TOPS program and decouple it from tuition. The awards currently grow as the... Read more
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The Daily Comet
TOPS scholarship bills meet resistance from legislative panelface an uphill battle to make it to the governor’s desk this session. Legislat
TOPS scholarship bills meet resistance from legislative panel
The Daily Comet / Posted 25 days ago
face an uphill battle to make it to the governor’s desk this session. Legislators are most optimistic about a bill by Sen. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, that would cap the TOPS program and decouple it from tuition. The awards currently grow as the... Read more
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The Advocate
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panelD-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans, and Gr
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panel
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
D-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans, and Greg Tarver, D-Shreveport. Backers were Sens. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, Neil Riser, R-Columbia, and Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe. All five... Read more
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The Advocate
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panelD-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Gre
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panel
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
D-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Greg Tarver, D-Shreveport. Backers were Sens. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, Neil Riser, R-Columbia and Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe. All five... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
How senators voted on Confederate monument protection billa Republican from Franklinton, killed the bill. Here's how senators on the comm
How senators voted on Confederate monument protection bill
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 25 days ago
a Republican from Franklinton, killed the bill. Here's how senators on the committee voted: VOTING FOR THE BILL: Sens. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville; Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro; Neil Riser, R-Columbia; and Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe. VOTING... Read more
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The Advocate
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panelD-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Gre
Victory for New Orleans Confederate monument opponents: Bill to nix removal fails in Senate panel
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
D-New Orleans, Troy Carter, D-New Orleans, Wesley Bishop, D-New Orleans and Greg Tarver, D-Shreveport. Backers were Sens. Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, Neil Riser, R-Columbia and Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe. A similar... Read more
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