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The Advocate
Marco Rubio calls Bobby Jindal ‘one of best governors in America’; should we laugh or be afraid?It’s been almost a week since Marco Rubio called Bobby Jindal “one of the best
Marco Rubio calls Bobby Jindal ‘one of best governors in America’; should we laugh or be afraid?
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
It’s been almost a week since Marco Rubio called Bobby Jindal “one of the best governors in America,” so you should have stopped laughing by now. Rubio could not possibly have been serious, could he? If a potential leader of the western world thinks... Read more
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The Advocate
Rubio goes for laughs with Jindal praiseIt’s been almost a week since Marco Rubio called Bobby Jindal “one of the best
Rubio goes for laughs with Jindal praise
The Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
It’s been almost a week since Marco Rubio called Bobby Jindal “one of the best governors in America,” so you should have stopped laughing by now. Rubio could not possibly have been serious, could he? If a potential leader of the western world thinks... Read more
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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards asks Legislature to kill SAVELouisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is giving state lawmakers a chance to repeal le
Gov. John Bel Edwards asks Legislature to kill SAVE
The Advocate / Posted 18 hours ago
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is giving state lawmakers a chance to repeal legislation that was key to passing the current budget but that many agree makes little sense in practice. Item No. 14 on Edwards’ call for the special legislative session... Read more
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The Advocate
Boustany lists his Senate credentials to Press ClubRepublican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track rec
Boustany lists his Senate credentials to Press Club
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Republican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track record as a conservative that Louisiana voters are looking for in their next U.S. senator, to take on challenges like repealing the Affordable Care Act and growing the... Read more
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The Advocate
Boustany lists his Senate credentials to Press ClubRepublican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track rec
Boustany lists his Senate credentials to Press Club
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Republican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track record as a conservative that Louisiana voters are looking for in their next U.S. senator, to take on challenges like repealing the Affordable Care Act and growing the... Read more
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The Advocate
U. S. Rep. Charles Boustany touts Senate credentials in Press Club appearanceRepublican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track rec
U. S. Rep. Charles Boustany touts Senate credentials in Press Club appearance
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Republican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track record as a conservative that Louisiana voters are looking for in their next U.S Senator, to take on challenges like repealing the Affordable Care Act and growing the... Read more
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The Advocate
U. S. Rep. Charles Boustany touts Senate credentials in Press Club appearanceRepublican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track rec
U. S. Rep. Charles Boustany touts Senate credentials in Press Club appearance
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Republican Congressman Charles Boustany said Monday he has the proven track record as a conservative that Louisiana voters are looking for in their next U.S Senator, to take on challenges like repealing the Affordable Care Act and growing the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana is taxing professors' loyaltyI teach in the UL System, and I am having trouble reconciling a few things. Co
Louisiana is taxing professors' loyalty
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
I teach in the UL System, and I am having trouble reconciling a few things. College faculty members have not had a cost of living raise in nearly a decade. We make significantly lower wages than our colleagues in almost every other state, and we are... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana is taxing professors' loyaltyI teach in the UL System, and I am having trouble reconciling a few things. Co
Louisiana is taxing professors' loyalty
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
I teach in the UL System, and I am having trouble reconciling a few things. College faculty members have not had a cost of living raise in nearly a decade. We make significantly lower wages than our colleagues in almost every other state, and we are... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge Police ask for help finding burglary suspectMan with violent criminal history indicted for second-degree murderMan with vio
Baton Rouge Police ask for help finding burglary suspect
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 6 days ago
Man with violent criminal history indicted for second-degree murderMan with violent criminal history indicted for second-degree murder A 39-year-old man with a violent criminal history will stand trial for second-degree murder, a grand jury... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU hospital privatization deal crumbling in Shreveport, MonroeLSU has pulled the plug on its contract with the private manager of its hospita
LSU hospital privatization deal crumbling in Shreveport, Monroe
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
LSU has pulled the plug on its contract with the private manager of its hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, claiming breach of contract. The deal was one of the agreements struck as Gov. Bobby Jindal moved to turn management of LSU hospitals around... Read more
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The Advocate
Audit: State failed to track $20.9 million in equipment at New Orleans, Baton Rouge hospitalsNearly $21 million worth of state-owned equipment at hospitals in New Orleans a
Audit: State failed to track $20.9 million in equipment at New Orleans, Baton Rouge hospitals
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Nearly $21 million worth of state-owned equipment at hospitals in New Orleans and Baton Rouge either was never logged into the state’s property management system or can’t be located, according to a state audit released Monday. The hospitals in... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Crime Stoppers: Deputies search for sex offender who failed to register Authorities are trying to find a convicted sex offender who they said has not
Crime Stoppers: Deputies search for sex offender who failed to register
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 days ago
Authorities are trying to find a convicted sex offender who they said has not registered. Greater Baton... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Judge rules deaths in rig explosion and BP oil spill not relevant for supervisor's trialCrime Stoppers: Deputies search for sex offender who failed to registerCrime St
Judge rules deaths in rig explosion and BP oil spill not relevant for supervisor's trial
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 days ago
Crime Stoppers: Deputies search for sex offender who failed to registerCrime Stoppers: Deputies search for sex offender who failed to register Authorities are trying to find a convicted sex offender who they said has not registered. Greater Baton... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional actGovernor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his execu
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional act
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
Governor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his executive counsel to drop the lawsuit initiated by the Jindal administration regarding the state’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards (Jindal v. US Department of... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional actGovernor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his execu
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional act
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 days ago
Governor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his executive counsel to drop the lawsuit initiated by the Jindal administration regarding the state’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards (Jindal v. US Department of... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional actGovernor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his execu
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional act
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
Governor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his executive counsel to drop the lawsuit initiated by the Jindal administration regarding the state’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards (Jindal v. US Department of... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional actGovernor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his execu
Gov. Edwards announces end to Common Core lawsuit after new Congressional act
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
Governor John Bel Edwards announced Thursday morning he was directing his executive counsel to drop the lawsuit initiated by the Jindal administration regarding the state’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards (Jindal v. US Department of... Read more
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The Advocate
John Bel Edwards, Jeff Landry agree lawyer contracts will fall to AG’s office, rather than administrationLouisiana has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending anti-abortion ef
John Bel Edwards, Jeff Landry agree lawyer contracts will fall to AG’s office, rather than administration
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Louisiana has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending anti-abortion efforts led by former Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration. New Gov. John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry have now agreed those cases will fall under the purview... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Governor pledges to ease burden on students, but no clear path to that goalIn his successful run for governor, John Bel Edwards promised to reverse at lea
Special report: Governor pledges to ease burden on students, but no clear path to that goal
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
In his successful run for governor, John Bel Edwards promised to reverse at least some of the damage done to higher education in Louisiana over the past eight years. Bobby Jindal cut direct state aid to universities by 53 percent, and the schools... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Unbridled Love: Pair of ponies set to marry SaturdayLHSAA votes to expand split to other sports for 2016-17LHSAA votes to expand sp
Unbridled Love: Pair of ponies set to marry Saturday
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 12 days ago
LHSAA votes to expand split to other sports for 2016-17LHSAA votes to expand split to other sports for 2016-17 (Source: Chris Hagan/WAFB) On Friday, the members of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) voted 182-120 to not only... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Road rage leads to shooting on interstateLHSAA votes to expand split to other sports for 2016-17LHSAA votes to expand sp
Road rage leads to shooting on interstate
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 12 days ago
LHSAA votes to expand split to other sports for 2016-17LHSAA votes to expand split to other sports for 2016-17 (Source: Chris Hagan/WAFB) On Friday, the members of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) voted 182-120 to not only... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Economist on Louisiana's finances: 'Almost all minus signs'Legislative economist Greg Albrecht told the Senate Finance Committee the state
Economist on Louisiana's finances: 'Almost all minus signs'
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Legislative economist Greg Albrecht told the Senate Finance Committee the state economy has continued to weaken, employment rates are down, oil prices have dropped and the state is paying out more in tax refunds to businesses than it is receiving in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Economist on Louisiana's finances: 'Almost all minus signs'Legislative economist Greg Albrecht told the Senate Finance Committee the state
Economist on Louisiana's finances: 'Almost all minus signs'
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
Legislative economist Greg Albrecht told the Senate Finance Committee the state economy has continued to weaken, employment rates are down, oil prices have dropped and the state is paying out more in tax refunds to businesses than it is receiving in... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Amid cuts, shift in higher ed landscape, community colleges emerge in LouisianaTerry Hammatt’s educational journey has been an unusual one. He received his b
Special report: Amid cuts, shift in higher ed landscape, community colleges emerge in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Terry Hammatt’s educational journey has been an unusual one. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Then he earned two master’s degrees — one from his alma mater and the other from the U.S. Army War... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: Community colleges grow despite cutsTerry Hammatt’s educational journey has been an unusual one. He received his b
Special report: Community colleges grow despite cuts
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Terry Hammatt’s educational journey has been an unusual one. He received his bachelor’s degree from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Then he earned two master’s degrees — one from his alma mater and the other from the U.S. Army War... Read more
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The Advocate
Another Louisiana agency selling advertising on state propertyAnother state agency trolling for cash is getting ready to allow paid advertisi
Another Louisiana agency selling advertising on state property
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Another state agency trolling for cash is getting ready to allow paid advertising on its public property. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries oversees more than 1.5 million acres of land and fleets of vehicles and vessels — all of... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Shreveport abortion clinic issues statement after federal rulingOne day after a federal judge released a ruling putting a stop on a Louisiana l
Shreveport abortion clinic issues statement after federal ruling
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 14 days ago
One day after a federal judge released a ruling putting a stop on a Louisiana law that threatened to shutter four of the state's five abortion clinics, a Shreveport clinic has released a statement. Supporters of the law said it is meant to protect... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Thousands of state workers get raises despite budget gapsThe cost of those raises will grow to at least $15 million for the next budget
Thousands of state workers get raises despite budget gaps
The Daily Comet / Posted 14 days ago
The cost of those raises will grow to at least $15 million for the next budget year, when they are annualized, according to data gathered from departments by The Associated Press. Some pay hikes were given by former Gov. Bobby Jindal's cabinet... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Thousands of state workers get raises despite budget gapsThe cost of those raises will grow to at least $15 million for the next budget
Thousands of state workers get raises despite budget gaps
The Houma Courier / Posted 14 days ago
The cost of those raises will grow to at least $15 million for the next budget year, when they are annualized, according to data gathered from departments by The Associated Press. Some pay hikes were given by former Gov. Bobby Jindal's cabinet... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
A look at some of the agencies that gave raises this yearBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Though Louisiana continues to struggle with budget shor
A look at some of the agencies that gave raises this year
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Though Louisiana continues to struggle with budget shortfalls, some state agencies gave pay raises to their workers this year. Department chiefs say employee performance merited the salary increases as agencies cut staff and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
New AG plans to continue appeal in Planned Parenthood caseBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana will continue to try to cut off Medicaid fund
New AG plans to continue appeal in Planned Parenthood case
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana will continue to try to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood clinics. Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Wednesday that his office is taking over the case left from former Gov. Bobby Jindal's... Read more
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The Advocate
John Bel Edwards, Jeff Landry agree lawyer contracts will fall to AG’s office, rather than administrationLouisiana has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending anti-abortion ef
John Bel Edwards, Jeff Landry agree lawyer contracts will fall to AG’s office, rather than administration
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Louisiana has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending anti-abortion efforts lead by former Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration. New Gov. John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry have now agreed those cases will fall under the... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Federal judge strikes down Louisiana abortion lawA federal judge released a ruling Tuesday putting a stop on a Louisiana law tha
Federal judge strikes down Louisiana abortion law
FOX Carolina / Posted 15 days ago
A federal judge released a ruling Tuesday putting a stop on a Louisiana law that threatened to shutter four of state’s five abortion clinics. The 2014 law requires abortion physicians to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Federal judge strikes down Louisiana abortion lawA federal judge released a ruling Tuesday putting a stop on a Louisiana law tha
Federal judge strikes down Louisiana abortion law
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 15 days ago
A federal judge released a ruling Tuesday putting a stop on a Louisiana law that threatened to shutter four of state’s five abortion clinics. The 2014 law requires abortion physicians to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Federal judge strikes down Louisiana abortion lawA federal judge released a ruling Tuesday putting a stop on a Louisiana law tha
Federal judge strikes down Louisiana abortion law
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 15 days ago
A federal judge released a ruling Tuesday putting a stop on a Louisiana law that threatened to shutter four of state’s five abortion clinics. The 2014 law requires abortion physicians to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: ‘Flagship Agenda’ on hold at LSU as top researchers have left for greener pasturesSince the late 1800s, LSU’s status within Louisiana has been secure. It’s the u
Special report: ‘Flagship Agenda’ on hold at LSU as top researchers have left for greener pastures
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Since the late 1800s, LSU’s status within Louisiana has been secure. It’s the unchallenged big dog, easily the largest and best-performing public university in the Pelican State. But the Tiger brand has less cachet elsewhere. Across America, LSU is... Read more
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The Advocate
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday pay raises approved by his predecessor j
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday pay raises approved by his predecessor just before she left office were “fiscally irresponsible” in the midst of a state budget crisis. Shawn Wilson, who is secretary for the state Department of Transportation... Read more
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The Advocate
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday pay raises approved by his predecessor j
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday pay raises approved by his predecessor just before she left office were “fiscally irresponsible” in the midst of a state budget crisis. Shawn Wilson, who is secretary for the state Department of Transportation... Read more
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The Advocate
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday morning pay raises approved by his prede
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday morning pay raises approved by his predecessor just before she left office were “fiscally irresponsible” in the midst of a state budget crisis. Shawn Wilson, who is secretary for the state Department of... Read more
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The Advocate
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday morning pay raises approved by his prede
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday morning pay raises approved by his predecessor just before she left office were “fiscally irresponsible” in the midst of a state budget crisis. Shawn Wilson, who is secretary for the state Department of... Read more
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The Advocate
New governor hasn’t made decisions on Jindal-era lawsuitsFormer Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsuits involv
New governor hasn’t made decisions on Jindal-era lawsuits
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Former Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsuits involving issues targeted by conservatives during his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination: Planned Parenthood, Common Core and same-sex marriage. His... Read more
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The Advocate
New governor hasn’t made decisions on Jindal-era lawsuitsFormer Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsu
New governor hasn’t made decisions on Jindal-era lawsuits
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsuits involving issues targeted by conservatives during his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination: Planned Parenthood, Common Core and same-sex... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana voters strong, negative feelings about Bobby Jindal could be a factor in the upcoming Louisiana governor’s raceLooking for one statistic to explain how this year’s governor’s race is shaping
Louisiana voters strong, negative feelings about Bobby Jindal could be a factor in the upcoming Louisiana governor’s race
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Looking for one statistic to explain how this year’s governor’s race is shaping up? The new Advocate/WWL-TV poll, rolled out all last week, offers a choice of them, from primary and runoff matchups to favorability ratings to questions on whether... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State ends mandatory use of online hotel booking firmBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is scrapping a re
State ends mandatory use of online hotel booking firm
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is scrapping a requirement that Louisiana government agencies must use an out-of-state company to book their employees' hotel rooms. Edwards' top financial adviser, Commissioner of... Read more
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The Washington Times
John Bel Edwards, new Louisiana governor, hasn’t made decisions on Jindal-era lawsuitsBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in
John Bel Edwards, new Louisiana governor, hasn’t made decisions on Jindal-era lawsuits
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsuits involving issues targeted by conservatives during his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination: Planned Parenthood, Common Core... Read more
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ABC News
New Governor Hasn't Made Decisions on Jindal-Era LawsuitsFormer Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsu
New Governor Hasn't Made Decisions on Jindal-Era Lawsuits
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal became embroiled in three high-profile lawsuits involving issues targeted by conservatives during his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination: Planned Parenthood, Common Core and same-sex... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universitiesWhen Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universities
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
When Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60 percent of the funding for Louisiana’s public universities. Now, taxpayers put up barely a quarter of the tab, leaving students and their families to cover most of the... Read more
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The Advocate
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universitiesWhen Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60
Special report: How startling, unique cuts have transformed Louisiana's universities
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
When Gov. Bobby Jindal took office eight years ago, state taxpayers provided 60 percent of the funding for Louisiana’s public universities. Now, taxpayers put up barely a quarter of the tab, leaving students and their families to cover most of the... Read more
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The Advocate
Network firm sues whistleblower for 'false statements' after losing out on $200 million state contractThe firm that lost a $200 million state contract sued a whistleblower, claiming
Network firm sues whistleblower for 'false statements' after losing out on $200 million state contract
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
The firm that lost a $200 million state contract sued a whistleblower, claiming his “false statements” led to the Jindal administration cancelling the pact. Client Network Services Inc., known as CNSI, is seeking $30 million-plus in damages from the... Read more
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