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The Houma Courier
Jindal-era contract imbroglio settled in courtIn March 2013, the Jindal administration abruptly cancelled Louisiana's most lu
Jindal-era contract imbroglio settled in court
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
In March 2013, the Jindal administration abruptly cancelled Louisiana's most lucrative state contract "for cause" in reaction to an investigation that alleged Jindal's health chief, Bruce Greenstein, improperly helped CNSI win the state business in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Jindal-era contract imbroglio settled in courtIn March 2013, the Jindal administration abruptly cancelled Louisiana's most lu
Jindal-era contract imbroglio settled in court
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 hours ago
In March 2013, the Jindal administration abruptly cancelled Louisiana's most lucrative state contract "for cause" in reaction to an investigation that alleged Jindal's health chief, Bruce Greenstein, improperly helped CNSI win the state business in... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Wrongful termination lawsuit over Medicaid contract settledstate. CNSI wouldn't release the figure. CNSI was chosen for the 10-year Medic
Wrongful termination lawsuit over Medicaid contract settled
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
state. CNSI wouldn't release the figure. CNSI was chosen for the 10-year Medicaid claims processing contract in 2011. The Jindal administration voided the deal in 2013 and accused former health secretary Bruce Greenstein of inappropriate contact... Read more
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The Advocate
Why is Bobby Jindal aiming to restore an ineffective Louisiana tax instead of trimming tax credits he dislikes?Louisiana taxpayer.” But that claim is based on a very narrow parsing of the p
Why is Bobby Jindal aiming to restore an ineffective Louisiana tax instead of trimming tax credits he dislikes?
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Louisiana taxpayer.” But that claim is based on a very narrow parsing of the phrase “Louisiana taxpayer.” No one in the Jindal administration would dispute that the governor’s budget plan, which contemplates curtailing a refund the state has... Read more
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The Daily Comet
We're failing kids': La. child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, advocates sayto see how this state feels about child welfare." An independent report on the
We're failing kids': La. child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, advocates say
The Daily Comet / Posted 22 days ago
to see how this state feels about child welfare." An independent report on the agency that it commissioned during the Jindal administration pointed to some troubling outcome trends for children in the past two years as "early warnings" that... Read more
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The Houma Courier
We're failing kids': La. child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, advocates sayto see how this state feels about child welfare." An independent report on the
We're failing kids': La. child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, advocates say
The Houma Courier / Posted 22 days ago
to see how this state feels about child welfare." An independent report on the agency that it commissioned during the Jindal administration pointed to some troubling outcome trends for children in the past two years as "early warnings" that... Read more
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The Advocate
'We're failing kids': Louisiana child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, officials and advocates sayto see how this state feels about child welfare.” An independent report on the
'We're failing kids': Louisiana child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, officials and advocates say
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
to see how this state feels about child welfare.” An independent report on the agency that it commissioned during the Jindal administration pointed to some troubling outcome trends for children in the past two years as “early warnings” that... Read more
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The Advocate
'We're failing kids': Louisiana child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, officials and advocates sayto see how this state feels about child welfare.” An independent report on the
'We're failing kids': Louisiana child welfare agency crippled by 2 key factors, officials and advocates say
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
to see how this state feels about child welfare.” An independent report on the agency that it commissioned during the Jindal administration pointed to some troubling outcome trends for children in the past two years as “early warnings” that... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFSsays staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says sh
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFS
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 24 days ago
says staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says she places the blame on the Jindal administration and the cuts of the past eight years. "We don't have the foster parents we need," she tells us. "We... Read more
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The Advocate
A fiscal thundercould over the campaignsstate’s shaky finances that Democrat John Bel Edwards or Republican David Vitte
A fiscal thundercould over the campaigns
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
state’s shaky finances that Democrat John Bel Edwards or Republican David Vitter will inherit shortly. Officials in the Jindal administration say, no worries, they’ll handle last year’s and this year’s budget problems. But, as it stands less... Read more
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The Advocate
Mark Ballard: U.S. Sen. David Vitter and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle both close to energy sector in Louisiana governor’s racelawyers.” Vitter then emailed and tweeted to supporters that Jindal should be m
Mark Ballard: U.S. Sen. David Vitter and Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle both close to energy sector in Louisiana governor’s race
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
lawyers.” Vitter then emailed and tweeted to supporters that Jindal should be more involved. “Everyone knows that the Jindal administration and the Vitter group were like oil and water,” Adley said. “As Vitter became more involved, it... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFSsays staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says sh
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFS
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 25 days ago
says staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says she places the blame on the Jindal administration and the cuts of the past eight years. "We don't have the foster parents we need," she tells us. "We... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFSsays staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says sh
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFS
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 25 days ago
says staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says she places the blame on the Jindal administration and the cuts of the past eight years. "We don't have the foster parents we need," she tells us. "We... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFSsays staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says sh
Zurik: The Jindal effect takes a huge toll at DCFS
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 26 days ago
says staff brought in an air mattress for the child. Secretary Walters says she places the blame on the Jindal administration and the cuts of the past eight years. "We don't have the foster parents we need," she tells us. "We... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
LED: CSRA to bring 300 new jobs to Bossier Citythis year at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City. That project was
LED: CSRA to bring 300 new jobs to Bossier City
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 26 days ago
this year at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City. That project was first announced in February 2014 during the Jindal administration and is expected to create an additional 800 new direct jobs. Now, LED says a new CSRA Customer... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
LED: CSRA to bring 300 new jobs to Bossier Citythis year at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City. That project was
LED: CSRA to bring 300 new jobs to Bossier City
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 26 days ago
this year at the National Cyber Research Park in Bossier City. That project was first announced in February 2014 during the Jindal administration and is expected to create an additional 800 new direct jobs. Now, LED says a new CSRA Customer... Read more
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The Advocate
Treasurer John Kennedy assails 'breathtaking' state tax increases; administration says, 'there's a reason for that'administration inherited a budget in January that didn’t have enough money to c
Treasurer John Kennedy assails 'breathtaking' state tax increases; administration says, 'there's a reason for that'
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
administration inherited a budget in January that didn’t have enough money to cover the promises made. Dardenne said the Jindal administration did things like delaying paying providers of Medicaid services and failing to factor in expected... Read more
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The Advocate
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane Katrinaadministration inherited a budget in January that didn’t have enough money to c
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane Katrina
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
administration inherited a budget in January that didn’t have enough money to cover the promises made. Dardenne said the Jindal administration did things like delaying paying providers of Medicaid services and failing to factor in expected... Read more
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The Advocate
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane Katrinaadministration inherited a budget in January that didn’t have enough money to c
'It’s breathtaking': Treasurer John Kennedy assails largest state budget since Hurricane Katrina
The Advocate / Posted 29 days ago
administration inherited a budget in January that didn’t have enough money to cover the promises made. Dardenne said the Jindal administration did things like delaying paying providers of Medicaid services and failing to factor in expected... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Privatization of state insurance program saved $10 million, audit saysThe Jindal administration privatized the Office of Risk Management work in June
Privatization of state insurance program saved $10 million, audit says
The Houma Courier / Posted 29 days ago
The Jindal administration privatized the Office of Risk Management work in June 2010, awarding the $75 million contract to Mandeville-based F.A. Richard and Associates Inc., or FARA. In a review released Monday, the Legislative Auditor's Office said... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Privatization of state insurance program saved $10 million, audit saysThe Jindal administration privatized the Office of Risk Management work in June
Privatization of state insurance program saved $10 million, audit says
The Daily Comet / Posted 29 days ago
The Jindal administration privatized the Office of Risk Management work in June 2010, awarding the $75 million contract to Mandeville-based F.A. Richard and Associates Inc., or FARA. In a review released Monday, the Legislative Auditor's Office said... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Audit: Privatization of state insurance program saved $10Mand loss prevention services for Louisiana's self-insurance program saved the s
Audit: Privatization of state insurance program saved $10M
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 29 days ago
and loss prevention services for Louisiana's self-insurance program saved the state money, though less than projected. The Jindal administration privatized the Office of Risk Management work in June 2010, awarding the $75 million contract to... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana budget crisis threatens charity hospital partnershipsgovernor’s budget balancing plan be accepted by legislators. The public-privat
Louisiana budget crisis threatens charity hospital partnerships
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
governor’s budget balancing plan be accepted by legislators. The public-private partnership model was adopted under the Jindal administration as a way to privatize old charity hospital system and make it more efficient, but the contracts... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Louisiana continues fight over Planned Parenthood fundsof the administrative appeals process, "It's obviously not a friendly forum."
Louisiana continues fight over Planned Parenthood funds
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
of the administrative appeals process, "It's obviously not a friendly forum." After the stealth videos were released, the Jindal administration investigated Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to determine if it was selling fetal tissue for profits.... Read more

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