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Ascension Parish officials are hosting a series of community meetings to get feedback on recreational programs in the future.
The meetings will give residents a chance to share their thoughts. Residents will also learn about possible upcoming plans for upgrading parks as well as the construction of new facilities such as the proposed Donaldsonville Fairground Sports park and a proposed new Multi-use Sportsplex.
The meetings will be held from 6 p.m.
In this age of surveillance cameras, computer algorithms for tracking website visits, and GPS-imbedded cell phones, many people feel their right to privacy is slipping away. This perception extends into the medical realm as well where information gleaned from Electronic Health Records and clinical tissues are being used for medical research purposes with and without patient consent in some situations, though compliant with federal regulations.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2013
Re: Zachary S. (“Zack”) Kopplin, Citizen versus John White, in his Official Capacity as Superintendent of the Department of Education, a Department of the Executive Branch of the State of Louisiana
Baton Rouge, Louisiana—On Monday, September 9, 2013, education activist Zack Kopplin filed suit against Louisiana Superintendent John White and the Department of Education in order to compel White to release a series of public records concerning the school voucher program, teacher evaluation methodology, the Louisiana Science Education Act, the influence of lobbyists on policymaking, and policies related to the retention and destruction of public records.