Today’s edition of Louisiana politics shorts focuses upon:
Tweets: John Maginnis, new laws going into effect and Vance McAllister
Louisiana Education scores highest ever, Multi-Chem and Louisiana fines (or lack of them), Urban League and Marc Morial, and LABI against the EPA regs
Today's edition of "Louisiana Shorts", focusing upon business, organizations and events, our attention goes to "Farm to Table", Smoke Free Living and Louisiana ranked 2nd worst (in the nation) ROI health:
On Tuesday, we published Part I of our weekly WGSO 990AM--Google Hangout Radio Webcast discussion concerning the controversies involving Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Common Core, and a scandal involving Louisiana State Police Superintendent, Colonel Mike Edmonson Talking Obama, Jindal over-reach, Common Core, Edmonson scandal
Here is part 2
What does President Obama's executive actions have to do with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's Common Core behavior? How is the Jindal's attack on Common Core contract related to the recent controversy involving his Superintendent of State Police Mike Edmonson?
With the technology and mobile playing an expanding role in the area of transit services, Louisiana Insurance Commissioner has issued this statement:
Louisiana’s Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon is joining a number of other states in issuing a consumer alert to potential drivers of new transportation network companies (TNCs) or rideshare services. These companies offer mobile applications (apps) that give passengers access to transportation services that are provided by people who register to serve as drivers for these networks.
Michael Hecht, President and CEO of GNO Inc, the economic development organization largely responsible for helping to bring in new companies into the New Orleans and the Southeast Louisiana region, discussed via a google hangout interview with Bayoubuzz publisher Stephen Sabludowsky, the current advances in the local economy:
Today, GNO, Inc. announced the launch of the Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy (CCRE). CCRE is a business led coalition that will create an educated, informed voice of advocacy for sustainable restoration efforts in Louisiana’s wetlands, rivers, deltas, and coastline.
COMPASSION FOR NAGIN
While many Nagin-trial watchers were quite surprised and upset with the sentencing of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, one publication, who has been quite critical of the mayor over the years, but who recently has taken on the task of asking for compassion, was quite thankful and appreciative.
According to a report by Wallet Hub, Louisiana is ranked 3rd worse in providing health insurance to its inhabitants.
Today's Louisiana Business and organization news highlights: Manning Passing Academy, Farm to Table, Lafayette Chamber and BRAC