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2015/06/29 21:35
2015/06/29 21:35
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... abusing the process. But things could have been different this go around — not since 2010 had Louisiana lawmakers introduced more constitutional amendments in a regular session, setting a...
2015/06/29 21:35
2015/06/29 21:35
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2015/06/26 15:45
2015/06/26 15:45
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... tax inversions and takeovers by foreign companies, said Representative Charles Boustany, a Louisiana Republican who is working on innovation box legislation. �Using the patent box approach...
2015/06/24 00:39
2015/06/24 00:39
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... enthusiastic booster of the export-support program, says the bank should win House and Senate approval if it comes up for votes. Even a key opponent, House Majority Leader Kevin...
2015/06/23 21:52
2015/06/23 21:52
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... be tougher to grease the wheels for highway spending without earmarks, but the leaders of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee have come up with the next best thing. Under the...
2015/06/22 22:05
2015/06/22 22:05
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State Sen. Janis Ringhand (D-Evansville) has urged Senate majority leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) to accept a Democratic offer to work together to pass a responsible stand-alone transportation...
2015/06/14 00:39
2015/06/14 00:39
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... we have had an issue dominate the session as this budget issue has this session,” said Senate President Pro Tem Sharon Broome, D-Baton Rouge. “Our other issues seemed to take second...
2015/06/12 00:39
2015/06/12 00:39
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... we have had an issue dominate the session as this budget issue has this session,” said Senate President Pro Tem Sharon Broome, D-Baton Rouge. “Our other issues seemed to take second...
2015/06/11 23:39
2015/06/11 23:39
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The controversy over the proposed city of St. George has spilled into the Louisiana Legislature again, this time over wording quietly added to a bill by a Senate committee. The northeast Louisiana...
2015/06/10 20:39
2015/06/10 20:39
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... the 2015 Legislature, most of the action Wednesday is taking place behind closed doors. The Louisiana House was supposed to start at 10 a.m. -- an hour later than normal -- and even then met...
2015/06/10 16:39
2015/06/10 16:39
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Louisiana Rep. Sam Jones called on Gov. Bobby Jindal Tuesday to reconsider his threat to veto a cost-of-living raise this year for 130,000 retired state employees and teachers. Jones said it is...
2015/06/09 10:57
2015/06/09 10:57
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... protect public health care services and colleges from cuts received support Monday from the Louisiana Senate. With only days remaining in the legislative session, the senators' 36-3 vote set...
2015/06/09 06:10
2015/06/09 06:10
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Treasurer John Kennedy said that Fox 8's investigation spurred change. "We notified the senate finance committee once Fox 8 brought it to our attention," Kennedy said. "We recommended the...
2015/06/09 03:21
2015/06/09 03:21
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Time is running out. The current Louisiana legislative session is scheduled to end Thursday—and lawmakers still have to find a way to close a $1.6 billion budget deficit—while maintaining the...
2015/06/09 01:39
2015/06/09 01:39
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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal threatened to veto the entire state budget if it relies on what he views as a “tax increase” — including one that depends on a temporary suspension of some tax...
2015/06/09 01:39
2015/06/09 01:39
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A solution to Louisiana’s biggest budget crisis in more than 25 years remained elusive Monday — three days before the legislative session ends — when the House wouldn’t agree to a proposal seen as the...
2015/06/08 23:35
2015/06/08 23:35
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Jindal brand, having previously served as the governor's executive counsel and as director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission. His full-time focus over the last two months or so has been on the...
2015/06/08 15:39
2015/06/08 15:39
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The Louisiana Senate began Monday morning debating state government’s $24.4 billion spending plan for the next fiscal year. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, began debate...
2015/06/08 15:39
2015/06/08 15:39
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The measures are Senate Bills 122 and 221. They won House approval 91-0 and 93-0 respectively. Both now face final reviews in the Senate, which earlier approved similar versions. The legislation...
2015/06/07 23:39
2015/06/07 23:39
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Two bills that would pave the way for a loan fund to help local governments finance road and bridge projects cleared a key House committee Tuesday. A similar plan passed the Legislature last year but...
2015/06/07 23:39
2015/06/07 23:39
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A long-shot bid to finance sweeping improvements in Louisiana roads and bridges is dead for the legislative session. In the end, heavy resistance to election-year tax hikes trumped motorists’...
2015/06/29 21:35
2015/06/29 21:35
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