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Jindal's counsel Faircloth claims PARCC violates fed law

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 11:46

legal-gavelThe Office of Governor Bobby Jindal filed an amended petition in court today arguing that the state’s agreement with PARCC is in violation of federal law because it is an attempt to federalize education curriculum through control over education assessments and programs of instruction. 

Jindal's border run, Iowa go, Louisiana no-show
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 13:41 Written by

jindal-elephant-runWith his latest publicity stunt, Governor Bobby Jindal continues to insult his employers, the people of Louisiana. Yesterday, Governor Jindal, House Speaker Chuck Kleckley and Louisiana State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson visited the Texas/Mexico border.

Landrieu to do 4 TV Senate debates, maybe more
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 13:17 Written by

landrieuSenator Mary Landrieu’s campaign today released a list of four debates Senator Landrieu will participate in over the next several months of the campaign.  Her campaign also said it participated in the Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA) Convention this past Saturday.

Kennedy: Louisiana does "Obamacare-like" with employee's health insurance
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 12:07 Written by

Kennedy-interview2OP-ED by Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy

The state of Louisiana has "Obamacared" its own employees' health insurance plan.  Here's how.

JEDCO, Satchmo Fest breaks records, St. Francisville, HUD Financing: Biz Shorts
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 11:37 Written by

satchmo-summerfest-353xToday's Bayoubuzz Business Shorts news:

Jindal to make economic development announcement

Satchmo breaks records

Vitter's Common Core support a non-issue and best equipped to prevail
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 11:20 Written by

vitter-teaAgain, Republican Sen. David Vitter, candidate for governor in 2015, has demonstrated that he remains best equipped among Louisiana politicians to navigate the changing political culture of the state for electoral purposes.

Maness won't quit, Sheriffs prefer Landrieu
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 11:14 Written by

manessManess means business

    Don’t expect retired Colonel Rob Maness to follow in the footsteps of state Rep. Paul Hollis and exit the U.S. Senate race.

Webcast: Louisiana, new Entertainment Capitol of the World
Monday, 04 August 2014 14:24

film4Attend the live webcast--see below

Much has been written recently about the awesome growth of the petrochemical industry in Louisiana, over the past few years. 

But, there's another industry that has taken center stage.  The Industry of Entertainment.

Homework: Studying Vitter-Jindal flop-flip over Common Core
Monday, 04 August 2014 12:50 Written by

flip-flop-davidSo, Louisiana's Governor Bobby Jindal was for Common Core before he was against it.  And, as Bob Mann pointed out in his blog, David Vitter was against Common Core--until he was for it. 

Holy flop-flip.  Or, is it flip flop?

New Orleans Saints, NFL defenses finding safeties in numbers?
Monday, 04 August 2014 12:40 Written by

rob-ryan

It’s amazing how much you can learn about the local team by reading out of town sources. Did you know the Saints’ defense was cutting edge and on the verge of setting a new standard among NFL ball-hawkers and pigskin pilferers? Neither did I until I read a story in Friday’s Wall Street Journal titled “The Future of Defense in the NFL." With offensive output, as measured by total yards gained, increasing steadily the past three years, something had to be done to curb the trend of offensive domination. And that something is about to hatch in Who Dat Nation.

 

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