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A federal judge in New Orleans says he will grant class-action status to four lawsuits filed over issues raised by the Assumption Parish sinkhole, according to a new court filing Wednesday.
Plans to wrestle tuition-setting authority away from lawmakers and put it in the hands of educators fizzled and died in the state House of Representatives this week, representing a major blow to Louisiana's higher education community.
Voucher students at the Upperroom Bible Church Academy in November 2008. The school is prohibited from accepting new students in fall 2013 due to its current students' low performance on standardized tests.
"When you grow government this big, these kinds of scandals are inevitable, and bears the responsibility for that," Louisiana Gov.
The Senate Committee on Health and Welfare approved a measure Wednesday building a cost participation schedule for a program providing therapy services to developmentally disabled toddlers and infants under the age of 3. House Bill 375 by Rep.
Though he certainly does not possess the political sway he did just one year ago, Bobby Jindal proved last week that even an unpopular governor can whip state lawmakers into line when the stakes are high.
Governor Bobby Jindal, center, flanked by former St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungessor, stands at the end of a dredge pipe building a berm to capture oil from the BP spill along the Chandeleur Islands, Wednesday, June 23, 2010.
State Treasurer John Kennedy questioned Tuesday whether the Jindal administration embraced the state's sunshine laws in a meeting to refinance a major legal settlement.
Lawmakers have another chance to do the right thing Tuesday when the House of Representatives considers a bill that would allow tens of thousands of uninsured residents to use Medicaid money to buy private insurance.
Using social media websites like Facebook and Twitter while driving would be illegal in Louisiana if Gov.
Gov. Bobby Jindal and President and Chief Financial Officer Roy O. Martin, III of RoyOMartin-Martco Ltd.
Back in their day, the tea party folks were riding high, fueling indignation over alleged government-run death panels, a treasonous Federal Reserve and the like.
Why? Because none of the scandals rocking Washington have touched the president, the modern Teflon man.
David A. Pickler, President of the National School Boards Association and member of Tennessee's Shelby County Board of Education, was featured in The Washington Post' s Answer Sheet today discussing the failures of school voucher schemes and the impact of the recent Louisiana Supreme Court ruling deeming their state's school voucher program ... (more)
Veterans and soldiers marched on Decatur Street in New Orleans. Three pieces of legislation given final approval Monday, May 20, 2013 aim to protect Louisiana's military heroes.