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Where things stand in the La. legislative session

Saturday, 19 April 2014 11:01
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana lawmakers are entering the second half of their three-month regular legislative session, which must end by June 2. Where some of the major issues stand: BUDGET: Gov. Bobby Jindal proposed a $25 billion budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that begins July 1. It would put new dollars into education, health care and state worker pay raises.
Louisiana Upholds Ban On Oral Sex, While Necrophilia Remains Legal
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:00
The Louisiana House of Representatives voted this week to uphold an anti-sodomy law that bans oral sex in the state. A measure to remove the ban failed by a wide margin Tuesday, in a vote of 27-67. Meanwhile, according to The Blot, necrophilia or sex with a dead person is technically legal in the state of Louisiana. The anti-sodomy law was overturned and declared unconstitutional after a 2003 U.S.
Louisiana Upholds Ban On Oral Sex, While Necrophilia Remains Legal
Friday, 18 April 2014 11:00
The Louisiana House of Representatives voted this week to uphold an anti-sodomy law that bans oral sex in the state. A measure to remove the ban failed by a wide margin Tuesday, in a vote of 27-67. Meanwhile, according to The Blot, necrophilia or sex with a dead person is technically legal in the state of Louisiana. The anti-sodomy law was overturned and declared unconstitutional after a 2003 U.S.
Louisiana Bond Commission backs Bobby Jindal plan for surplus cash
Thursday, 17 April 2014 16:16
Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget received the backing Thursday of the State Bond Commission, support that was needed for the maneuver to work. The plan uses dollars that are limited in how they can be spent to pay off debt early. The pre-payment tactic frees up the same amount of unrestricted, state general fund money in the 2014-15 budget to spend…
Gov. Bobby Jindal to Give Keynote Address at 2014 Liberty University Commencement
Thursday, 17 April 2014 15:02
Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Liberty University has announced that Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will be the keynote speaker for its 41st Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10. Jindal, now in his second term as governor, is known for leading Louisiana in its reform of ethics laws, eliminating taxes that deterred investment, and for setting all-time employment records in the state.
Bond Commission backs Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan for surplus cash
Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:51
BATON ROUGE Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget received the backing Thursday of the State Bond Commission, support that was needed for the maneuver to work. The plan uses dollars that are limited in how they can be spent to pay off debt early. The pre-payment tactic frees up the same amount of unrestricted, state general fund money in the 2014-15 budget…
Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash
Thursday, 17 April 2014 11:47
MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget received the backing Thursday of the State Bond Commission, support that was needed for the maneuver to work. The plan uses dollars that are limited in how they can be spent to pay off debt early.
Bobby Jindal to deliver commencement at Liberty
Thursday, 17 April 2014 09:37
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his appearance on Wednesday. Earlier this month, another possible Republican presidential hopeful, Ted Cruz, spoke at Liberty. The Texan is a tea party favorite.
Bobby Jindal to speak at university founded by Jerry Falwell
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 21:04
Gov. Bobby Jindal will give the keynote commencement address at a nationally-recognized Evangelical Christian institution, Liberty University, in Virginia on May 10. The move may be seen by some as a way of shoring up his conservative credentials, should the governor choose to run for president in 2016. The school, founded by the late televangelist Jerry Falwell, is considered an important stop for politicians seeking conservative Christians support during a national political campaign.
Landrieu faces her toughest political storm to stay in Senate
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 14:15
STORY HIGHLIGHTSA changed political climate, influence of outside money complicates re-election bidLandrieu has faced tough political battles and runoffs in previous racesLouisiana's Senate race could determine control of the chamberLandrieu has had to carefully distance herself from the President in some instances Editor's note: The 2014 midterm elections will come down to a battle for control of the Senate.
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