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Jindal, Louisiana Department of Education in Common Core PR battle

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 15:52

common-coreThe 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.

Yenni, unique announcement tonight, likely Jefferson Parish President
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 15:44

Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni will announce his future political intentions tonight with a television commercial and a gathering.
yenniIt has been reported that Yenni will be running for Jefferson Parish President to replace current parish president John Young, a candidate for Lt. Governor.

Louisiana Democrats pop Jindal over possibilities of no state Presidential primary
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 15:36

petersonJust 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?

Alleged murderer, Robert Durst, gets the jinx wanting HBO limelight
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 13:03 Written by

jinx-durstIn 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.

Kennedy: Louisiana revenue, general fund growth down again
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 12:58 Written by

kennedy-officeThe 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. 

Interior Secretary Jewell to attend Oil, Gas Lease Sale of 41.2M acres in Gulf
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 12:41

jewellOn 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.

Pinsonat questions accuracy, validity of recent Louisiana poll
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 12:19

edwardsA 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.

Pinsonat: Legislators think Grover Norquist is a fraud about Jindal taxes
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 11:53 Written by

pinsonat2The 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.  

Louisiana legislators can smoke Jindal out with tobacco tax
Monday, 16 March 2015 12:17 Written by

jindal-nopePerhaps the Louisiana Legislature will double-dog dare Gov. Bobby Jindal on tobacco taxes, thereby forcing him into what could be a no-win position.

Waguespack: LABI at 40, Right to Work and need to evolve
Monday, 16 March 2015 12:11 Written by

waguespack-compressedby Stephen Waguespack

Those that stay one step ahead of the game are best able to avoid falling two steps behind the competition.   

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