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If Supreme Court Redefines Marriage for All States, Amend the Constitution, Potential GOP Presidential Candidate Bobby ... Featured

Monday, 26 January 2015 06:09
Supreme Court to Decide on Gay Marriage Nationwide; Christian Groups Hope Judges Leave Decision to State Voters Jindal's comments come around the time that the Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on the constitutionality of state-level bans on gay marriage. Louisiana was one of a wave of states where voters passed constitutional amendments banning same-sex marriage from 2004 to 2008.
Seriously, what if born-again Christians did set Louisiana's budget? Chat with Jarvis DeBerry noon Tuesday.
Sunday, 25 January 2015 11:59
At Gov. Bobby Jindal's controversial prayer rally at LSU Saturday, state Sen. Jonathan Perry, R-Kaplan, asked God to send more born-again Christians to help the Louisiana Legislature deal with the state's budget. Let us imagine Kaplan's prayer being answered. What would Louisiana's budget look like - what would its priorities be - if more born-again Christians steered the debate? But before we dive into that question, let me say first acknowledge that one of the…
La. Gov. Bobby Jindal calls for 'spiritual revival to fix our country' Featured
Friday, 23 January 2015 11:14
BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. Bobby Jindal told Christian evangelicals gathered at an all-day prayer rally Saturday that the nation needs a "spiritual revival," as he continued to court religious conservatives for a possible presidential campaign. Related News/ArchiveLa. Gov. Jindal helping out Florida GOP4 Months AgoGov. Rick Scott calls for review of education standards, state tests5 Months AgoGov. Rick Scott calls on CDC to help prevent Ebola in Florida3 Months Ago
Nicholls president: Too early to worry about cuts Featured
Thursday, 22 January 2015 14:29
State officials have projected that proposed cuts to higher education could range anywhere from $200 million to $380 million when Gov. Bobby Jindal releases his 2016 budget next month. Those numbers, Nicholls State President Bruce Murphy said in an interview, are still up in the air. “We don’t want to light our hair on fire, we don’t want to wring our hands, because we don’t know what that number is yet,” Murphy said.
Poll: Should Algiers, West Jefferson join forces to become Louisiana's 65th parish?
Thursday, 22 January 2015 03:58
Should Algiers and West Jefferson secede from their parishes to become Louisiana's 65th parish? State Rep. Jeff Arnold, D-Algiers, says so and he will propose the measure when the Legislature convenes in the spring. The West Bank communities would be more responsive to constituent concerns with their own local government, Arnold said. He also noted the area has the largest inventory of undeveloped land in the metro area and is poised for growth under a…
Anti-Tax GOP Governors Find It Hard to Hold the Line Featured
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 02:00
When Republican businessman Larry Hogan scored a stunning win in Maryland’s gubernatorial race in November, he seemed to open the latest chapter in his party’s longstanding strategy of capturing governorships with a strong anti-tax message. A handful of conservative governors, including Sam Brownback of Kansas and Bobby Jindal of Louisiana have for years promoted supply-side tax cuts as an elixir for the economy -- one that can actually increase revenues.
READ IN: Bibi And Boehner Edition Featured
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 00:56
Sign up for Read In today and get all the political news you need delivered right to your inbox every morning! A1: Today's top stories. -- House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress next month on the danger posed by Iran's nuclear ambitions. The invite is a signal Boehner intends to challenge the White House's approach to Iran as Secretary of State John…
All Louisiana Parishes Participating in Early Childhood Care and Education Network
Monday, 19 January 2015 16:37
BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Education today announced the 33 community network pilots, representing 36 districts, in cohort three of the Early Childhood Care and Education Network pilots. With today's announcement, all of the state's school districts are now participating in the new statewide system ahead of full implementation in August 2015. In 2012, the Louisiana Legislature passed Act 3, creating the network, which calls on the state to take a system…
Joni Ernst to give GOP rebuttal Featured
Sunday, 18 January 2015 19:39
Washington (CNN)It's the hardest act in town to follow: the leader of the free world, framed by his Vice President and the Speaker of the House, delivering what is usually a fairly rousing address to both houses of Congress. Joni Ernst, the Republican Party's latest rising star in the Senate, will do just that Tuesday, tapped by the GOP to deliver the rebuttal to Obama's State of the Union address.
Scalise praises MLK amid controversies
Sunday, 18 January 2015 09:07
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Monday praised the legacy of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. amid controversy over a speech to a white supremacist group while serving as a Louisiana state legislator. ADVERTISEMENTScalise had only praise for King, albeit four hours after The Hill originally asked for comment. "As we reflect upon the life of Rev.
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