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The Houma Courier
Transportation changes are a state priorityif it doesn’t lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward,” sai
Transportation changes are a state priority
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
if it doesn’t lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, a member of the group. “The timing is certainly right.” In the sense that change is needed, the timing is... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Transportation changes are a state priorityif it doesn’t lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward,” sai
Transportation changes are a state priority
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
if it doesn’t lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, a member of the group. “The timing is certainly right.” In the sense that change is needed, the timing is... Read more
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The Advocate
David Vitter’s decision not to run for third Senate term opens race for Republicansbehind Vitter in the October primary: Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle
David Vitter’s decision not to run for third Senate term opens race for Republicans
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
behind Vitter in the October primary: Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle, who was the first runner-up, and Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne. Neither endorsed Vitter in the runoff, and Dardenne’s situation is complicated by his crossing-the-party-line... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana transportation overhaul takes off Tuesdayif it doesn't lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward," sai
Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana transportation overhaul takes off Tuesday
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
if it doesn't lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Edwards' top lieutenant and a panel member. "The timing is certainly right," Dardenne said. The last similar... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana transportation overhaul takes off Tuesdayif it doesn't lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward," sai
Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana transportation overhaul takes off Tuesday
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
if it doesn't lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Edwards' top lieutenant and a panel member. "The timing is certainly right," Dardenne said. The last similar... Read more
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The Advocate
Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana transportation overhaul takes off Tuesdayif it doesn’t lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward,” sai
Bid for 'transformative' Louisiana transportation overhaul takes off Tuesday
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
if it doesn’t lead to some fundamental, concrete proposals moving forward,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Edwards’ top lieutenant and a panel member. “The timing is certainly right,” Dardenne said. The initial price... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersGeneral Contractors; and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury A
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
General Contractors; and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, also... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. budget cuts considered more manageable by state leadersforecasted for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. "The worst case scenario wasn't real
La. budget cuts considered more manageable by state leaders
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
forecasted for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. "The worst case scenario wasn't realized," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. "The good news is we’re not $2 billion in the hole like we started out when this administration took over, but... Read more
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The Advocate
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking': Louisiana government continues search for what to cut out of budgetagency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relativel
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking': Louisiana government continues search for what to cut out of budget
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
agency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relatively speaking,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. This year’s budget has no new programs. It provides for most of the same services as last year but has no... Read more
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The Advocate
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cutagency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relativel
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cut
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
agency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relatively speaking,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. This year’s budget has no new programs. It provides for most of the same services as last year but has no... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana government looks at what to cut -- againagency is getting what they requested," he said. "Everybody is fine, relativel
Louisiana government looks at what to cut -- again
The Houma Courier / Posted 18 days ago
agency is getting what they requested," he said. "Everybody is fine, relatively speaking," Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. This year's budget has no new programs. It provides for most of the same services as last year but has no... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana government looks at what to cut -- againagency is getting what they requested," he said. "Everybody is fine, relativel
Louisiana government looks at what to cut -- again
The Daily Comet / Posted 18 days ago
agency is getting what they requested," he said. "Everybody is fine, relatively speaking," Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. This year's budget has no new programs. It provides for most of the same services as last year but has no... Read more
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The Advocate
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cutagency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relativel
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cut
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
agency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relatively speaking,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. This year’s budget has no new programs. It provides for most of the same services as last year but has no... Read more
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The Advocate
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cutagency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relativel
'Everybody is fine, relatively speaking:' Louisiana government looks at what to cut
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
agency is getting what they requested,” he said. “Everybody is fine, relatively speaking,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said. This year’s budget has no new programs. It provides for most of the same services as last year but has no... Read more
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The Advocate
Racism often subtle, couched in plausible deniabilityled a group to vote early on Nov. 14. Edwards’ unexpectedly strong showing in t
Racism often subtle, couched in plausible deniability
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
led a group to vote early on Nov. 14. Edwards’ unexpectedly strong showing in the primary, followed by Republican Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne crossing party lines to endorse the Democrat, gave hope to voters who had been pretty much ignored for the past... Read more
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The Advocate
A fiscal thundercould over the campaignsthen actually do it. The best reaction probably was from The Hayride, a blog t
A fiscal thundercould over the campaigns
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
then actually do it. The best reaction probably was from The Hayride, a blog that backs the GOP, which called Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne a “liar” under a doctored photo of some sort of Quasimodo-like character wearing a “Commissioner of... Read more
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The Advocate
John Bel Edwards’ rise may not be enough in Novemberhis GOP opponents trying to knock each other off, while pretty much leaving him
John Bel Edwards’ rise may not be enough in November
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
his GOP opponents trying to knock each other off, while pretty much leaving him alone. U.S. Sen. David Vitter, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle spent most of $10 million, as counted by the Center for Public... Read more
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The Advocate
In turnaround, Edwards seen as frontrunner in final week of raceWhen Roger Villere, head of the Louisiana Republican Party, attached Nick Saban
In turnaround, Edwards seen as frontrunner in final week of race
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
When Roger Villere, head of the Louisiana Republican Party, attached Nick Saban to Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, his goal probably was to give voters an image that would color how they processed the state’s second-highest official crossing party lines to... Read more
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The Advocate
The issue underlying the state’s big problemsfour. The median family income in Louisiana is about $47,650, considerably less
The issue underlying the state’s big problems
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
four. The median family income in Louisiana is about $47,650, considerably less than the $64,720 national median. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, like the other GOP candidates, opposes Edwards’ idea, saying higher minimum wages are “counter-productive,... Read more
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The Advocate
Gay marriage issue likely to pop up againhistoric rights and role in defining marriage without encroachment by the feder
Gay marriage issue likely to pop up again
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
historic rights and role in defining marriage without encroachment by the federal government.” Fellow Republican Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, of Baton Rouge, told the local party that he voted in the state Senate for the constitutional amendment... Read more
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The Advocate
Candidates running for governor promise break from Bobby Jindal’ s leadership stylesaid. “We don’t need a governor who knows everything. We need a governor who wa
Candidates running for governor promise break from Bobby Jindal’ s leadership style
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
said. “We don’t need a governor who knows everything. We need a governor who wants to work with everyone.” Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne also reaches back to origins in local government, as a Baton Rouge Metro Councilman. “I learned very early in... Read more
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The Advocate
Political Horizons; Mudslinging season about to start now that the race for Louisiana governor has been officially setat least. When asked at a recent forum how he differs from U.S. Sen. David Vit
Political Horizons; Mudslinging season about to start now that the race for Louisiana governor has been officially set
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
at least. When asked at a recent forum how he differs from U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who was not in attendance, Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne quipped: “I go to forums even when I don’t know what the questions are going to be. Oh, I have not frequented... Read more
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The Advocate
The long gray line that turns out to voterich oil companies. It’s one of the few issues for which the candidates articul
The long gray line that turns out to vote
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
rich oil companies. It’s one of the few issues for which the candidates articulate their ideas with specifics. Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, R-Baton Rouge, noted that a proposal to create a 21st government department failed at the polls last fall.... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards, getting grief for modest voucher cuts, might as well go for the radical overhaulto deny their children a decent education. “He lied to my child,” says one. Ed
Gov. John Bel Edwards, getting grief for modest voucher cuts, might as well go for the radical overhaul
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
to deny their children a decent education. “He lied to my child,” says one. Edwards and his Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne say the campaign pledge stands and that the cuts can be absorbed by the schools. Vouchers are held by 7,100... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards names task force members who will seek ways to upgrade La. roadsGeneral Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury As
Edwards names task force members who will seek ways to upgrade La. roads
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 days ago
General Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, are... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards names task force members who will seek ways to upgrade La. roadsGeneral Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury As
Edwards names task force members who will seek ways to upgrade La. roads
The Houma Courier / Posted 21 days ago
General Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, are... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
State budget balanced ... but for how long?with fewer reserves for short-term borrowing. “We’re in a real upside-down posi
State budget balanced ... but for how long?
Southwest Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
with fewer reserves for short-term borrowing. “We’re in a real upside-down position,” said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Edwards’ chief budget adviser. First Assistant State Treasurer Ron Henson said local governments regularly use... Read more
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The Advocate
Rocky state budget to hold steady — for now — after state panel recognizes new dollarsto see how tax collections go. That’s the uncertainty Richardson was addressin
Rocky state budget to hold steady — for now — after state panel recognizes new dollars
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
to see how tax collections go. That’s the uncertainty Richardson was addressing, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the chief budget architect for the Edwards administration. “There is still money coming in. The question is... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Louisiana running out of money; possibility of taking out short-term loantaking money from an emergency fund. "We're able to borrow from ourselves in e
Louisiana running out of money; possibility of taking out short-term loan
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 days ago
taking money from an emergency fund. "We're able to borrow from ourselves in essence," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. "And the numbers that we heard today were that the balance available for that interfund borrowing is about $151... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Louisiana running out of money; possibility of taking out short-term loantaking money from an emergency fund. "We're able to borrow from ourselves in e
Louisiana running out of money; possibility of taking out short-term loan
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
taking money from an emergency fund. "We're able to borrow from ourselves in essence," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. "And the numbers that we heard today were that the balance available for that interfund borrowing is about $151... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Louisiana running out of money; possibility of taking out short-term loantaking money from an emergency fund. "We're able to borrow from ourselves in e
Louisiana running out of money; possibility of taking out short-term loan
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 22 days ago
taking money from an emergency fund. "We're able to borrow from ourselves in essence," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. "And the numbers that we heard today were that the balance available for that interfund borrowing is about $151... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersGeneral Contractors; and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury A
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
General Contractors; and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, also... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersGeneral Contractors; and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury A
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
General Contractors; and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, also... Read more
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The Advocate
Rocky state budget to hold steady — for now — after state panel recognizes new dollarsto see how tax collections go. That’s the uncertainty Richardson was addressin
Rocky state budget to hold steady — for now — after state panel recognizes new dollars
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
to see how tax collections go. That’s the uncertainty Richardson was addressing, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the chief budget architect for the Edwards administration. “There is still money coming in. The question is... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force membersGeneral Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury As
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
General Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, are... Read more
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The Advocate
Rocky state budget to hold steady — for now — after state panel recognizes new dollarsto see how the tax collections go. That’s the uncertainty Richardson was addre
Rocky state budget to hold steady — for now — after state panel recognizes new dollars
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
to see how the tax collections go. That’s the uncertainty Richardson was addressing, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, the chief budget architect for the Edwards administration. “There is still money coming in. The question is... Read more
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The Advocate
Edwards unveils transportation task force membersGeneral Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury As
Edwards unveils transportation task force members
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
General Contractors and Roland Dartez, executive director of the Police Jury Association. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, Revenue Department Secretary Kim Robinson and Tom Yura, chairman of the Louisiana Chemical Association, are... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
$200M oil spill damage payment expected Friday in Louisianathe state's settlement for economic damages associated with the 2010 Gulf Coast
$200M oil spill damage payment expected Friday in Louisiana
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 22 days ago
the state's settlement for economic damages associated with the 2010 Gulf Coast oil spill. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne updated state officials Thursday about the payment, which is earmarked to fill state budget gaps. Louisiana is... Read more
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The Advocate
Days after Louisiana Legislature passed painful state budget, officials preparing for mid-year cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
Days after Louisiana Legislature passed painful state budget, officials preparing for mid-year cuts
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction, Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Houma Courier
State officials preparing for mid-year cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
State officials preparing for mid-year cuts
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction, Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Daily Comet
State officials preparing for mid-year cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
State officials preparing for mid-year cuts
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction, Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Advocate
Days after Louisiana Legislature passed tumultuous state budget, officials preparing for mid-year budget cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
Days after Louisiana Legislature passed tumultuous state budget, officials preparing for mid-year budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction, Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Advocate
Days after Louisiana Legislature passed tumultuous state budget, officials preparing for mid-year budget cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
Days after Louisiana Legislature passed tumultuous state budget, officials preparing for mid-year budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction, Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Advocate
Days after tumultuous state budget passed by Legislature, officials already making preparations for mid-year budget cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
Days after tumultuous state budget passed by Legislature, officials already making preparations for mid-year budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction, Jay Dardenne, commissioner of administration, will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Advocate
Days after tumultuous state budget passed by Legislature, officials already making preparations for mid-year budget cutswhen the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies acros
Days after tumultuous state budget passed by Legislature, officials already making preparations for mid-year budget cuts
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
when the fiscal year starts and we had a budget authority to the agencies across the state of Louisiana, at my direction Jay Dardenne, Commissioner of Administration will direct them to take certain precautions to make sure that we have general... Read more
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The Advocate
Treasurer John Kennedy assails 'breathtaking' state tax increases; administration says, 'there's a reason for that'I don’t dispute the fact that this is the largest budget, there’s reason for th
Treasurer John Kennedy assails 'breathtaking' state tax increases; administration says, 'there's a reason for that'
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
I don’t dispute the fact that this is the largest budget, there’s reason for that,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne responded in an interview later Monday afternoon. The spending plan for next fiscal year — Edwards’ first state... Read more
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The Advocate
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane KatrinaI don’t dispute the fact that this is the largest budget, there’s reason for th
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane Katrina
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
I don’t dispute the fact that this is the largest budget, there’s reason for that,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne responded in an interview later Monday afternoon. The spending plan for next fiscal year — Edwards’ first state... Read more
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The Advocate
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane KatrinaI don’t dispute the fact that this is the largest budget, there’s reason for th
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane Katrina
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
I don’t dispute the fact that this is the largest budget, there’s reason for that,” Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne responded in an interview later Monday afternoon. The spending plan for next fiscal year — Edwards’ first state... Read more
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The Advocate
Community column for June 28, 2016at Hunan’s Restaurant.In 2009, Duncan and Curtis Vann, also of Baton Rouge, vol
Community column for June 28, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
at Hunan’s Restaurant.In 2009, Duncan and Curtis Vann, also of Baton Rouge, volunteered to assist then Secretary of State Jay Dardenne to comply with a law passed that year to add three drops of blood to the breast of the pelican depicted on the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Bureaucratic jungle costs Louisiana millionsbureaucratic entities not funded in the state budget have little, if any, state
Bureaucratic jungle costs Louisiana millions
The Houma Courier / Posted 25 days ago
bureaucratic entities not funded in the state budget have little, if any, state oversight. Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said his department monitors those boards through a website that tracks state spending. But the state... Read more
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