Louisiana Southwest State Representatives are speaking out about a recent news report that Louisiana would host Ebola-related incinerated waste from the Dallas dwellings.
Today’s Louisiana political round-up:
Jindal blasts Superintendent White, get your Orleans Parish voters guide, poor Louisiana, the Vets go political, Pelican Institute discusses Louisiana workforce, Family Research Council not very gay about the US Supreme Court’s recent marriage decision, the LAGOP wants to set Landrieu’s Amnesty record straight and Senator Mary Landrieu is gunning for dishonest commercials.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is on the campaign trail today as he once again focuses upon President Obama’s administration.
As he has done previously, Jindal released position papers on healthcare and energy and now foreign policy.
Jindal's no flight zone
Governor Bobby Jindal called on the Obama Administration to shut down flights coming into the United States from Ebola-stricken countries.
Business shorts for today:
Jindal announces Stixis 230 jobs at Louisiana Technology Park in Baton Rouge, Blue Cross Blue Shield Announces dental coverage and a new Louisiana education tool…
Although elections are supposed to be about individual candidates, both the Louisiana Republican and the Louisiana Democratic parties are pursuing other strategies—tie local candidates to other local and national personalities and messages.
It was a night for incumbents and bi-partisanship.
Democratic US Senator Mary Landrieu, Republican Congressman Steve Scalise, Democratic Congressman Cedric Richmond, and PSC chairman, Eric Skrmetta have won the highly-coveted Alliance for Good Government endorsements for their respective re-election bids.
Louisiana business shorts for today:
Water conference in New Orleans, kind-of-sad Louisiana (39th in happy state), West Jefferson Hospital has heart, Covalent Logic…here are the media releases
One day after the Jindal administration praised a report by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor regarding Common Core, the Jindal media office circulated an article published in Breitbart supporting the Governor's claim. On Monday, the governor, through one of his education advisors asserted that the legislative auditor agreed with Jindal's primary objection--that Common Core drives curriculum.