Liberty University officials announced today that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will speak at the school’s 41st Commencement Saturday, May 10, and author Eric Metaxas will speak at the Baccalaureate service Friday, May 9.
Congressman Vance McAllister remains in the news as the second full week of his “Kissing Congressman” scandal continues.
If there was ever a question whether the push by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere has persuaded the Congressman to quit, recent events indicate that he will continue to remain in Congress, with business as usual.
Next year, as the magnolias come to bloom, Bobby Jindal will take his last lap of the Louisiana Legislature. Yes, the term-limited, part-time Governor will be busily boxing up the mansion in 2015.But while the luggage tags and boarding passes might be swept into the garbage can,the Governor’s budget mess will stick with taxpayers for years to come.
Political analyst Jim Engster addressed the difference of opinion recently made public between Gov. Bobby Jindal and State Superintendent of Education John White. Jindal has gone on record opposing the implementation of Common Core testing in Louisiana releasing a statement Monday.
"We share the concerns of these legislators and also of parents across Louisiana. We're hopeful that legislation will move through the process this session that will address the concerns of parents or delay implementation until these concerns can be addressed.
The Congressman Vance McAllister controversy might have legs of a different-sort, if claims made in a recent article bear true.
By now, most political watchers have heard about the rise and fall of Congressman Mcallister, recently elected and demoted, at least in the minds and hearts of the Louisiana Republican Party leadership.
Tuesday morning, Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky, substituted for Jeff Crouere on his WGSO daily radio talk show, who has been on a honeymoon with his new wife Simone.
by Tyler Bridges of The Lens
(First published on the Lens)
Mayor Mitch Landrieu is facing a big budget squeeze.
Courts have ruled that the city of New Orleans must pay millions of dollars to shore up the firefighters pension fund, upgrade the parish prison’s abominable conditions and reform the police force.
Is it that the out-of-state candidates for the Press Secretary of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal so much smarter or more knowledgeable about Louisiana and Louisiana-centric issues than those individuals who were born and bred in the state?
Governor Bobby Jindal is making news today in Louisiana and throughout the nation, as he now does every day. For those Jindal watchers, the Louisiana governor, Presidential hopeful is headlining a GOP fundraiser, is taking victory laps for a federal court ruling in his favor over his education reform fight against the Obama administration.
Gov. Bobby Jindal issued an executive order Friday evening instructing departments, agencies, and budget units of the executive branch to freeze expenditures.
Exemptions include all activities related to declared emergencies, essential travel, and post-secondary education supplies, among other things. The order is effective through June.
Jindal has used the belt-tightening measure in the past as a stopgap measure for mid-year deficits.
Here is the full executive order.