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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 15 hours 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 17 hours 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 19 hours 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 19 hours 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 6 days 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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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 11 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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FOX 8 New Orleans
Judge: Lawsuit against Office of Group Benefits can advanceBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge state judge has ruled that a lawsuit that
Judge: Lawsuit against Office of Group Benefits can advance
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 17 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge state judge has ruled that a lawsuit that claims the Jindal administration mismanaged the state health insurance program and illegally implemented changes to it can move forward. Six retired state employees... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge judge says lawsuit alleging mismanagement of Office of Group Benefits can move forwardA year-old lawsuit that claims the Jindal administration mismanaged the state h
Baton Rouge judge says lawsuit alleging mismanagement of Office of Group Benefits can move forward
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
A year-old lawsuit that claims the Jindal administration mismanaged the state health insurance program and illegally implemented changes to it can move forward, a Baton Rouge state judge decided Monday. Six retired state employees allege the state... Read more
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The Advocate
After Jindal's term as Governor, taxes a necessity to run functioning governmentsuch as the Koch brothers, who own Georgia Pacific (among numerous other compan
After Jindal's term as Governor, taxes a necessity to run functioning government
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
such as the Koch brothers, who own Georgia Pacific (among numerous other companies) and received tax incentives under the Jindal administration, or the poor and middle class through increased sales taxes that disproportionately affect... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge judge says lawsuit alleging mismanagement of Office of Group Benefits can move forwardA year-old lawsuit that claims the Jindal administration mismanaged the state h
Baton Rouge judge says lawsuit alleging mismanagement of Office of Group Benefits can move forward
The Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
A year-old lawsuit that claims the Jindal administration mismanaged the state health insurance program and illegally implemented changes to it can move forward, a Baton Rouge state judge decided Monday. Six retired state employees allege the state... Read more
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The Advocate
Construction budget advancesannual borrowing that limits spending on construction projects to $355 million
Construction budget advances
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
annual borrowing that limits spending on construction projects to $355 million in the fiscal year that begins July 1. The Jindal administration proposed a list of projects to use up all that capacity and $120 million more, when submitting House... Read more
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The Advocate
State environmental workers back out on Louisiana waters, catching fish for mercury testingannually — in 2008 as part of a series of budget cuts across state agencies by
State environmental workers back out on Louisiana waters, catching fish for mercury testing
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
annually — in 2008 as part of a series of budget cuts across state agencies by then-Gov. Bobby Jindal. Late last year, the Jindal administration announced the decision to resume testing, which has started to take place, beginning in southwest... Read more
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The Daily Comet
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
The Daily Comet / Posted 24 days 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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The Houma Courier
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
The Houma Courier / Posted 24 days 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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The Advocate
Former Bobby Jindal chief of staff: Saying presidential hopes motivated ex-governor's opposition to raising taxes is 'completely wrong'is a disservice to your readers and demonstrates a lack of ideological diversit
Former Bobby Jindal chief of staff: Saying presidential hopes motivated ex-governor's opposition to raising taxes is 'completely wrong'
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
is a disservice to your readers and demonstrates a lack of ideological diversity and intellectual rigor within your editorial board unbecoming the state’s paper of record. Timmy Teepell former Jindal administration chief of staff B... 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 a month 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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The Advocate
Gov. John Bel Edwards touts potential $1 billion savings with Medicaid expansionit. More On This Topic Edwards, a Democrat, made expansion central to this ca
Gov. John Bel Edwards touts potential $1 billion savings with Medicaid expansion
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
it. More On This Topic Edwards, a Democrat, made expansion central to this campaign for governor. On Monday, he said the Jindal administration “took the worst-case scenario on every variable” to make expansion appear bad for the state’s... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill to give attorney general budget autonomy put on hold, may not get votego to the governor to ask permission from the Legislature to move the money usi
Bill to give attorney general budget autonomy put on hold, may not get vote
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
go to the governor to ask permission from the Legislature to move the money using an instrument called a BA-7. Under the Jindal administration, Strain has said, his request for a BA-7 was routinely refused and the administration shifted that... Read more

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