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Surrogacy debate returns
As a committee chairman and a fellow Republican, state Rep. Joseph Lopinto usually is in step with Gov. Bobby Jindal on political issues.
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Gov. Bobby Jindal outlines session priorities
Gov. Bobby Jindal said aligning Louisiana's educational systems to state workforce needs will be his main priority for the legislative session that begins Monday.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Senator files complaint with state supreme court over fundraiser
North Louisiana Senator Robert Adley, R-Benton, says last week's fund raiser by 19th Judicial District Court Judge Janice Clark did not make the judicial side of government look good.
Smiley: Thata s show biz
There will be a lot of memories of the late Anne Price dredged up the next few days, so I'll add mine to the mix.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
East bank levee authority nominating committee meets Thursday, but may not choose nominees
An independent nominating committee will meet Thursday to discuss whether and how to select nominees for a seat representing St. Bernard Parish on the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East.
Gourmet Galley: Former Louisianians introduce neighbors to flavors of Carnival
Thanks to Beth Sherman Thomas, formerly of Baton Rouge, and her family - husband Robert, twin daughters Morgan and Megan, and son David - you can.
Letter: Group calls for billa s defeat
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans strongly defends independence for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Frigid weather, road closures thin crowds at New Roads parades
A little bit of sleet, some freezing rain and a chilly day didn't stop the small, but hardy group of revelers from lining New Roads streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras.
North Louisiana senator charges Baton Rouge judge with ethics violations
Sen. Robert Adley, pictured here in 2011, has requested the Louisiana Supreme Court to address an alleged ethics violation involving Baton Rouge District Judge Janice Clark.
Legislators to judge suit against big oil
Before the Legislature convenes on Monday, hundreds if not thousands of citizens will amass at the Capitol steps and grounds for a festival that will be more than a party.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Barry denounces efforts to shelve coastal lawsuit
One of the key backers of a politically-charged lawsuit against nearly 100 oil and gas firms on Monday denounced legislative efforts to derail the legal challenge.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
East Meets West: The Mystic Club curtsies to Charlemagne's consort, Reginam von Aachen
The Mystic Club turned to the medieval world for this year's bal masque held Saturday night at the Hilton Riverside Hotel.
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans opposes legislation to weaken...
Citizens for 1 Greater New Orleans continues to take a strong position in defending the integrity and independence of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority .
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Environmental groups oppose changes in selection process for levee authority members
Steve Murchie of the Gulf Restoration Network explains why several environmental groups are opposing a bill to be considered in the 2014 Legislature that would give more power to Gov. Bobby Jindal over selections to boards of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East and West.
Battle shaping up over 'Big Oil' lawsuit bill
Backers of a lawsuit against oil and gas companies in Louisiana are planning to fight legislation that changes how flood protection board members are chosen.
Dennis Persica: Audit finds problems with voucher schools
Once again, the Louisiana legislative auditor's December report on the state's school voucher program has come in for criticism.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
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Louisiana Saltwater Series Announces 2014 Schedule
The Louisiana Saltwater Series Redfish Series will commence its 2014 season at Boudreaux's Marina in Cocodrie on March 8th, and will visit eight different marinas across Louisiana's coast to create a true test of the best and the most exciting season yet.
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Mardi Gras mudbugs: No crawfish shortage expected for celebration weekend
Super Bowl weekend was a bust for the crawfish business. Mardi Gras should be better.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
E. Feliciana man found not guilty in theft of troopera s dog
An East Feliciana Parish man accused of stealing a Louisiana State trooper's mastiff last year was found not guilty Tuesday following a bench trial.