Today, shortly after the BESE board voted to intervene in a lawsuit against Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal over Common Core, the administration filed its own lawsuit. Below is a press release associated with that lawsuit.
In political elections, endorsements often play a key role. Candidates frequently expend plenty of time and resources soliciting endorsements from major organizations and individuals. The U.S. Senate race in Louisiana is no exception. Democrat incumbent Senator Mary Landrieu has pulled off an almost miraculous series of endorsements. The staunch Democrat incumbent has been endorsed by two of the largest Republican donors in Louisiana, banker Joe Canizaro and ship builder Boysie Bollinger.
More money matters
The official campaign finance reports are in for the 2014 Louisiana U.S. Senate race. The reports include campaign finance activity through June 30, 2014. Here they are:
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?
In what could be a major surprise to some, assuming the accuracy, the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly supporting Mary Landrieu in her re-election bid. Her primary challenger is Republican Rep.Bill Cassidy.
The Gov. Bobby Jindal Administration looks like it may heave a sigh of relief on the budget front with the news that its plan to privatize operations at all but one of the state’s charity hospitals looks to come in well under budget – and aggravate the critics of the deal to no end.
Were two separate announcements made late Friday by State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson and State Sen. Neil Riser (R-Columbia) designed to neutralize State Treasurer John Kennedy’s calls for an investigation into the amendment to Senate Bill 294 that increased Edmonson’s retirement by $55,000 a year?
Two stories in the newspaper this week guaranteed to me that NFL training camps are under way. The first, of course, is the only story that New Orleans football fanatics are talking about, that the Saints descended upon the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia to begin another positively certain Super Bowl quest. The second story meant the same thing in my own peculiar linkage of thoughts when swarms of mayflies descended on the Midwest in their annual suicide mating rituals!
The state of Arizona executed double murderer Joseph Wood this week. The convicted killer was injected with a combination of lethal drugs that eventually caused his death; however, it took too long according to some observers.
Google Hangouts, the video killer app of killer apps, keeps getting better and better for the hectic worlds of politics, education, commerce and frankly, all industry sectors and professions.