The Louisiana Department of Education and the state's governor, Bobby Jindal, are engaged in a PR war of words over the issue of Common Core.
Jindal held a press conference outlining his approach to remove Common Core from Louisiana. The DOE, provided an update today on the testing this week.
Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni will announce his future political intentions tonight with a television commercial and a gathering.
It has been reported that Yenni will be running for Jefferson Parish President to replace current parish president John Young, a candidate for Lt. Governor.
Just imagine if Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal were to run for President of the United States but his own state could not afford a primary election?
In a twist more bizarre than the best Hollywood plot, New York real estate tycoon Robert Durst was arrested on a murder warrant in New Orleans on Saturday night hours before the finale of the HBO documentary “The Jinx” aired throughout the nation.
The February 2015 Net Receipts Report shows that total state revenue thus far for 2014-2015 was $5.320 billion, a one percent decrease compared to that time last year. Total revenues also were down one percent in January compared to the previous year, reflecting weak personal income tax collections and falling severance tax receipts.
On Wednesday, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will attend and open bids at an oil and gas lease sale offering 41.2 million acres for exploration and development in the Central Planning Area offshore Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
A recent poll reviewing the Louisiana electorate revealed a significant negative opinion voters have of its governor, Bobby Jindal. It also showed that David Vitter, at this point, will be in a runoff--come October election day.
The upcoming Louisiana legislative session, the state's massive budget hole, Governor Bobby Jindal's focus upon his own personal future career is receiving plenty of media ink lately.