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2015/05/21 23:39
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The Louisiana Senate approved a bill Thursday that would bar public and charter schools from suspending or expelling elementary school students for violating school uniform rules. Senate Bill 54...
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2015/05/21 19:39
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A bill that would phase out most of the movement of state dollars from a fund for roads and bridges to State Police won approval Thursday in the Louisiana Senate Transportation Committee. The...
2015/05/21 18:41
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A Louisiana Senate panel Thursday killed a bill that would allow car and truck inspections every five years in some areas. The proposal, House Bill 564, earlier cleared the state House. But the...
2015/05/20 21:39
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Legislation that is part of a three-bill agreement on Common Core won easy approval Wednesday in the Louisiana Senate 36-1. The measure, Senate Bill 43, next faces action in the state House. The...
2015/05/20 17:39
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The Louisiana Senate has gone on the record as supporting the rights of Louisiana’s students to voluntarily gather for prayer. With a 39-0 vote Tuesday, senators backed Senate Concurrent Resolution...
2015/05/19 23:39
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Physicians and hospitals would have more time to file Medicaid claims for services under a bill that gained final legislative approval Tuesday. The Louisiana Senate voted 37-0 for the measure which...
2015/05/19 23:39
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... rape isn’t simple, so the Louisiana Senate agreed to a name change for the crime. Simple rape would become “third offense” rape in state criminal statutes. “When you call something ‘simple...
2015/05/19 05:39
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Thomas J. Moran, the restaurateur and philanthropist who put the TJ in ribs, proudly displayed LSU memorabilia and paved the way to franchising for Ruth’s Chris Steak House, died Monday. He was 84...
2015/05/19 01:39
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The Louisiana Senate approved Monday a measure that would allow some sheriff’s departments to automatically scan the license plates of drivers they pull over. Senate Bill 250, which supporters say...
2015/05/15 00:39
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Legislation that is part of a three-bill plan aimed at reducing Common Core arguments breezed through the Louisiana Senate Education Committee on Thursday. The measure, Senate Bill 43, won panel...
2015/05/14 01:39
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Penalties for simple possession of marijuana would be reduced under legislation that eked out of the Louisiana House on Wednesday. The House voted 53-36 for the measure — the bare majority in the...
2015/05/13 13:21
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DeSoto Parish Murder Suspect Arrested in East TexasDeSoto Parish Murder Suspect Arrested in East Texas East Texas authorities say a man wanted for a Desoto Parish homicide is behind bars this...
2015/05/13 11:49
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Following contentious debate on the floor of the Louisiana Senate last week, a bill that aims to protect victims of domestic violence from eviction and housing discrimination narrowly passed by a vote...
2015/05/13 04:25
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Senate has backed an equal pay proposal, with senators choosing anti-discrimination arguments over concerns about frivolous lawsuits. With a 21-16 vote Tuesday,...
2015/05/13 00:21
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Shreveport City Council votes to increase Centerpoint Energy franchise feeShreveport City Council votes to increase Centerpoint Energy franchise fee You'll probably see an increase in your gas bill,...
2015/05/12 22:39
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The Louisiana Senate on Tuesday approved legislation to put equal pay protection in state law. The Senate voted 21-16 for the measure, shipping it to the House where there’s a tough road ahead for...
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... McNeese State) LAKE CHARLES, LA - Legendary former McNeese State University football coach and athletic director Dr. Jack Doland, who later went on to becomepresident of the university and a...
2015/05/12 05:49
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Efforts to promote sex education in Orleans Parish public middle and high schools cleared a major hurdle May 6 when the Louisiana Senate passed a bill by state Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans,...
2015/05/12 02:49
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As national opinion about marijuana use trends from a shrug to "why not," Louisiana is considering a measure that would allow medical marijuana use in the state. Senate Bill 143 by state Sen. Fred...
2015/05/11 22:39
2015/05/11 22:39
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The Louisiana Senate has agreed to a plan to allow colleges and universities to set their own tuition rates and fees. The proposal, Senate Bill 155, won overwhelming support in the chamber Monday...
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