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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 12:16
Kennedy, Wag say taxes illegal; Common Core compromise, Amtrak crash, House nixes rail bill
 

kennedy-officePolitical shorts for today: Common Core in the Louisiana legislature, major Amtrak crash in North east reverberating in Washington DC Congress, Vitter connects with liberal US Senator and more

 








 

Question: Discuss

With Louisiana budget in such dire straits, should Louisiana legislature override Governor Jindal and accept the medicaid expansion? If not, why and what can the state do to provide healthcare to its residents so we improve outcomes and make our state healthier?

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Hours after Amtrak crash, House panel nixes increased rail funding

Less than a day after the deadly Amtrak crash on the Northeast corridor between Washington and New York, lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee voted down a proposal that would have increased funding for U.S. rail infrastructure. Proponents of the measure said it would improve rail safety and help prevent crashes like the one that claimed at least seven lives on Tuesday night, but opponents said their hands were tied by a previous spending agreement.…

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Pinsonat: Poll, Jindal fatigue, No new massive cuts

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 10:30Written by 

jindal-louisiana-pinsonat-budgetFor some, it is shocker.   To others, it has been long-expected.

On Tuesday, Bernie Pinsonat and SMOR released its new poll (the spring poll) during the middle of the legislative session from hell.  The state is 1.6B in a hole.  Governor Bobby Jindal appears to have one foot in the room and three-feet out of the door en route to Iowa and New Hampshire.  The prospects of dramatic cuts, seemingly impossible cuts, are knocking at the windows from outside.

 
 
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Edit itemBREAKING: SMOR POLL: Jindal at lowest, Vitter at highest; Budget, Same Sex, Common Core, more
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 14:36Written by 

bobby jindal 1021The well-respected Southern Media and Opinion Research (SMOR) spring poll has just been released which focused upon legislative budgetary matters, the Governor's race, Common Core, President Obama, same sex marriage, Lt. Governor's race, TOPS and more. 

Here are the results.  Bayoubuzz will provide more detailed analysis shortly.

Below is the poll information as submitted to Bayoubuzz.com by SMOR. 

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