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R.I.P. Michael Hastings, 33. He was killed in a car crash in Los Angeles early this morning .
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After employing a rope-a-dope strategy to the mounting criticism of his spending and management practices, St. Tammany Parish Coroner Peter Galvan jabbed back last week with a lawsuit to thwart the state Legislature's move to give parish government control of his agency's finances.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's "bedwetting," "big-boy pants" op-ed in today's Politico had lots of advice and proscriptions for the national GOP , and certainly got Jindal renewed national attention .
Gov. Bobby Jindal was at Shreveport's Rescue Mission today to sign into law two pieces of legislation, ensuring an "unfortunate event" like a recent one at the mission that left 1,600 pounds of game meat destroyed will never happen again.
A video posted Sunday by a Louisiana lawmaker is picking up steam online, and fueling talk of a new 'conservative superstar' in politics.
Last November, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wrote a list of seven prescriptions for Republicans.
Well, you gotta say, that Bobby Jindal's not afraid to change his tune. Back in January, he thrilled Beltway observers by telling Republicans to stop being the "stupid party."
When I attended Catholic High in the '60s, the senior class each spring loaded onto buses and went off to a three-day retreat at Manresa House, which still operates today in its antebellum setting on River Road in St. James Parish.
Perhaps the kindest thing that can be said about the 2013 Regular Session of the Legislature is that it didn't result in the need for a follow-up Special Session.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 294.
A bill signed into law Monday will allow parents to petition to shift control over failing schools from the RSD back to the local system.
Sen. Bodi White said he couldn't get the 70 votes to pass Senate Bill 73, a constitutional amendment funding a breakaway school district in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Talk was big in the months leading up to Louisiana's legislative session about revamping the state's tax structure, putting limits on tax breaks and raising taxes on cigarettes, as most other states have done.
Gov. Bobby Jindal shakes hands at a rally on the Capitol steps on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Not everything worth doing should be done by the federal government. That may be the understatement of the millennium, but it's the key to understanding why the current push for "common core" standards in education is a bad idea.
Our state Legislature is over for this year, and while many say it was a failure, I feel it was a huge success.