Capitol Digest provides an inside look at what happened in state politics this week. These quick reports offer insight into campaigns, committee meetings and other goings-on and give an overview of the coming week's events.
JINDAL HIRES NEW PRESS SECRETARY WHO WORKED FOR ANN ROMNEY
Gov. Bobby Jindal has hired a new press secretary thatpreviously served as the chief spokesperson for Ann Romney, wife of Republicanpresidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Jindal is considering a run for U.S. president.
More recently, the new hire, Sarah Haley served as special projectsproducer for ABC World News with Diana Sawyer. She also previously worked forU.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., and Fox News.
Haley is expected to frequently travel with Jindal. The governor's office has been down a person on its communications team since Sean Lansing, the former press secretary, left in September.