Governor Bobby Jindal has received his share of criticism since first declaring his campaign for US President. His Youtube family video where he and his wife Supriya told their kids of their decision for him to run for president came off in the media like a tree-falling-thud. His twitter #askbobby also backfired with the twittersphere taunting him on a host of issues.
Republican Presidential candidate and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has condemned the Louisiana ACLU for riling a lawsuit challenging his executive order on religious liberty.
Louisiana political news of the day:
Jon Bel Edwards launches #PutLouisianaFirst tour; Scott Angelle to be featured at Open forum; Jindal’s campaign introductory video; Vitter does Jindal and not chickening out; Jon Stewart; Tweetbuzz
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, now candidate for President of the United States, has become a frequent guest on talk TV. On Sunday, he was featured on Meet The Press, the weekend after he officially announced his candidacy and days after perhaps two of the most explosive Supreme Court decisions were decided—a ruling favorable to Obamacare and another legalizing Same Sex Marriage across the nation.
Today, after the U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of same sex marriage, GOP presidential candidates, all competing for the religious right vote, released statements.
Yesterday, the day that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his candidacy for US President, the governor made another economic development announcement that could haul in a one-billion dollar deal involving Monsanto. Today, JIndal made another announcement, involving Insitu Data Solutions in Lafayette.
Jindal running for President – It was the worst kept secret in Louisiana politics that Governor Jindal would seek the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Jindal made his announcement yesterday before a small crowd in Kenner.
On Thursday, a almost-sold-out crowd attended Politics with a Punch which showcased former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards. "Punch" is a political comedy, on the order of Politically Incorrect. It was founded by Stephen Sabludowsky and Jeff Crouere.
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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal administration has announced today that top officials are leaving state government for new opportunities. However, it is widely reported that these officials will be joining his presidential team, just as in the past, other high-ranking officials also resigned to "pursue other opportunities". Today, he announced that Kyle Plotkin and Shannon Dirmann will be leaving the administration to pursue those other opportunities, effective today. It is unknown why Jindal and his administration have failed to offer more details about these former govern,ment staff.
Business and organization news for today: Ochsner Network launched, JPAC gala discount, Delgado culinary, Netchex
On Thursday, June 18, 2015, elected officials, along with the founding partner organizations came together to officially launch and celebrate the Ochsner Health Network.