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KPLC Lake Charles
DCFS faces $4M in cuts under La. House budget planover the past eight years, there's no other word to use," said Walters about th
DCFS faces $4M in cuts under La. House budget plan
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 22 hours ago
over the past eight years, there's no other word to use," said Walters about the cuts her department saw throughout the Jindal Administration. "The staff has gone down over 30 percent, the budget has gone down over 30 percent. You can't do... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
DCFS faces $4M in cuts under La. House budget planover the past eight years, there's no other word to use," said Walters about th
DCFS faces $4M in cuts under La. House budget plan
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 23 hours ago
over the past eight years, there's no other word to use," said Walters about the cuts her department saw throughout the Jindal Administration. "The staff has gone down over 30 percent, the budget has gone down over 30 percent. You can't do... Read more
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The Advocate
Governor’s Mansion slated to be site of wedding reception for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ daughter SaturdayOn This Topic Multiple wedding receptions were held at the mansion, including
Governor’s Mansion slated to be site of wedding reception for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ daughter Saturday
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
On This Topic Multiple wedding receptions were held at the mansion, including for Governor’s Office staffers, during the Jindal administration. Jindal also regularly held “wedding receptions” for couples identified by the Louisiana Family Forum... Read more
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The Advocate
Governor’s Mansion slated to be site of wedding reception for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ daughter SaturdayOn This Topic Multiple wedding receptions were held at the mansion, including
Governor’s Mansion slated to be site of wedding reception for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ daughter Saturday
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
On This Topic Multiple wedding receptions were held at the mansion, including for Governor’s Office staffers, during the Jindal administration. Jindal also regularly held “wedding receptions” for couples identified by the Louisiana Family Forum... Read more
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The Advocate
Governor’s Mansion slated to be site of wedding reception for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ daughter SaturdayOn This Topic Multiple wedding receptions were held at the Mansion, including
Governor’s Mansion slated to be site of wedding reception for Gov. John Bel Edwards’ daughter Saturday
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
On This Topic Multiple wedding receptions were held at the Mansion, including for governor’s office staffers, during the Jindal administration. Jindal also regularly held “wedding receptions” for couples identified by the Louisiana Family Forum... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana State Police hopes to hold training class in Septemberresponsibilities I have in front of me,” Edmonson told the senators. He was sup
Louisiana State Police hopes to hold training class in September
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
responsibilities I have in front of me,” Edmonson told the senators. He was superintendent during the eight years of the Jindal administration and needs the Senate to confirm his renomination by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who took office on Jan.... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana State Police hopes to hold training class in SeptemberD. Edmonson said during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Authorizati
Louisiana State Police hopes to hold training class in September
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
D. Edmonson said during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Authorization to hold the class was granted under the Jindal administration and the $5 million to pay for the training is in the proposed budget, at least for the time being,... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana State Police hopes to hold training class in SeptemberD. Edmonson said during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Authorizati
Louisiana State Police hopes to hold training class in September
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
D. Edmonson said during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Authorization to hold the class was granted under the Jindal administration and the $5 million to pay for the training is in the proposed budget, at least for the time being,... Read more
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The Advocate
Another Louisiana agency selling advertising on state propertybeen set. The state Department of Transportation and Development already has v
Another Louisiana agency selling advertising on state property
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
been set. The state Department of Transportation and Development already has ventured into the advertising arena as the Jindal administration encouraged agencies to look for ways to generate additional revenue. Its Motorist Assistance Program... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. House votes to take $72 million from TOPS for partnership hospitalscost associated with the partnership hospital contracts also came under fire du
La. House votes to take $72 million from TOPS for partnership hospitals
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
cost associated with the partnership hospital contracts also came under fire during floor debate. Negotiated during the Jindal administration, they now cost DHH more than the Charity Hospital System. Budget debates continue on the House floor... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
La. House votes to take $72 million from TOPS for partnership hospitalscost associated with the partnership hospital contracts also came under fire du
La. House votes to take $72 million from TOPS for partnership hospitals
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 11 days ago
cost associated with the partnership hospital contracts also came under fire during floor debate. Negotiated during the Jindal administration, they now cost DHH more than the Charity Hospital System. Budget debates continue on the House floor... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s beleaguered top juvenile services official retires, recently grilled about violence at facilitytime focusing on my family.” Like many state agencies, the Office of Juvenile
Louisiana’s beleaguered top juvenile services official retires, recently grilled about violence at facility
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
time focusing on my family.” Like many state agencies, the Office of Juvenile Justice suffered cuts over the course of the Jindal administration, with 37 percent of its budget slashed since the fiscal year starting in 2008, when it was allocated... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s beleaguered top juvenile services official retires, recently grilled about violence at facilitytime focusing on my family.” Like many state agencies, the Office of Juvenile
Louisiana’s beleaguered top juvenile services official retires, recently grilled about violence at facility
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
time focusing on my family.” Like many state agencies, the Office of Juvenile Justice suffered cuts over the course of the Jindal administration, with 37 percent of its budget slashed since the fiscal year starting in 2008, when it was allocated... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana’s beleaguered top juvenile services official retires, recently grilled about violence at facilitybe retiring to spend more time focusing on my family.” Like many state agencie
Louisiana’s beleaguered top juvenile services official retires, recently grilled about violence at facility
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
be retiring to spend more time focusing on my family.” Like many state agencies, OJJ suffered cuts over the course of the Jindal administration, with 37 percent of its budget slashed since the fiscal year starting in 2008, when it was allocated... Read more
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The Advocate
BR to N.O. commuter train would pioneer Southern passenger rails, bring economic opportunityto even apply. Despite the long-standing GOP support for passenger rail, the ne
BR to N.O. commuter train would pioneer Southern passenger rails, bring economic opportunity
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
to even apply. Despite the long-standing GOP support for passenger rail, the new and radical ideological focus of the Jindal administration overrode common sense. Today, there remain real costs to establishing a commuter link, but it makes so... Read more
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The Advocate
State hospital operators say Jindal budget leaves them short2-ranking House member, asked Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols whe
State hospital operators say Jindal budget leaves them short
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
2-ranking House member, asked Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols when the budget was unveiled. Nichols said the Jindal administration is willing to continue negotiations about financing for the hospital privatization deals as lawmakers... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow: Democrats change tune on contract limitsSmith and Leger, who remain on the committee, aggressively questioned Richard o
Jeff Sadow: Democrats change tune on contract limits
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Smith and Leger, who remain on the committee, aggressively questioned Richard on the bill, using the same arguments the Jindal administration employed to criticize it. Members of the new John Bel Edwards administration who testified also tried... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow: Medicaid expansion sounds like a lemonbut excluded federal legal changes since then that decrease the estimated savin
Jeff Sadow: Medicaid expansion sounds like a lemon
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
but excluded federal legal changes since then that decrease the estimated savings states would realize with expansion. The Jindal administration used this information to back its refusal to expand Medicaid, and since then, challenges in states that... Read more

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