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US judge grants temporary restraining order on anti-abortion law

Sunday, 31 August 2014 01:29
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A federal judge issued a ruling Sunday night that Louisiana doctors can continue to perform abortions while they seek newly-mandated admitting privileges from hospitals. Judge John deGravelles granted a temporary restraining order against the penalty portion of the law that still took effect at midnight. Act 620, which was passed by the Louisiana Legislature this year, requires doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their…
US judge grants temporary restraining order in anti-abortion law
Sunday, 31 August 2014 01:14
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A federal judge issued a ruling Sunday night that Louisiana doctors can continue to perform abortions while they seek newly-mandated admitting privileges from hospitals. Judge John deGravelles granted a temporary restraining order against the penalty portion of the law that still took effect at midnight. Act 620, which was passed by the Louisiana Legislature this year, requires doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their…
Judge grants temporary restraining order in anti-abortion law
Sunday, 31 August 2014 00:59
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A federal judge issued a ruling Sunday night that Louisiana doctors can continue to perform abortions while they seek newly-mandated admitting privileges from hospitals. Judge John deGravelles granted a temporary restraining order against the penalty portion of the law that still took effect at midnight. Act 620, which was passed by the Louisiana Legislature this year, requires doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their…
Bill to triple California film tax credits clears the Legislature
Friday, 29 August 2014 08:05
A bill that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax credit program was overwhelmingly approved by the state Senate and Assembly on Friday. The Senate, as expected, on Friday approved by a 32-to-2 vote legislation that would increase funding for the state's film incentives to $330 million a year for five years, a substantial boost from the $100 million a year currently allocated under the film program.
Losing Ground: Southeast Louisiana is Disappearing, Quickly
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 09:08
In just 80 years, some 2,000 square miles of its coastal landscape have turned to open water, wiping places off maps, bringing the Gulf of Mexico to the back door of New Orleans and posing a lethal threat to an energy and shipping corridor vital to the nation’s economy. And it’s going to get worse, even quicker. Scientists now say one of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history is rushing toward…
Locals react to Jindal's lawsuit over Common Core Featured
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 16:29
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Gov. Bobby Jindal accuses the federal government of hijacking the Common Core educational standards, so Jindal is swinging hard at the Obama Administration. On Wednesday Jindal filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Education Department is violating the constitution. "There's well-established federal law that the federal government has no place, no role in dictating curriculum decisions that should be made by local communities," said the governor.
Pro-voucher group seeks to undo order in La. case Featured
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 11:28
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SC House overrides veto on library trespass bill Featured
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 09:48
SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Legislature has overridden Gov. Nikki Haley's veto of a bill intended to help South Carolina's public libraries keep out disrupters. The House's 75-36 vote Wednesday means the bill becomes law despite her opposition. The law allows a misdemeanor trespassing charge against people who return to a library before their written warning to stay away expires.
As Scott talks about review of education standards, Jindal sues feds over Common Core Featured
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 06:26
As Gov. Rick Scott order a "review" of Florida's education standards -- Common Core in all but name -- his counterpart in Louisiana today filed a lawsuit against the federal government in an attempt to stop the controversial standards. BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards
State panel to look for ways to fix roads
Sunday, 24 August 2014 04:20
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