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2 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Senators reject repeal of law on class materials

An attempt to repeal a six-year-old law that permits public school science teachers to use instructional material outside a classroom's adopted textbook was rejected Thursday by the Senate Education Committee .

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7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Bobby Jindal's 2008 Stark Raving Socialist Healthcare Plan

Now, I know why Bobby Jindal is opposed to Obamacare. He wanted something a lot more liberal for the Lake Charles region of Louisiana.

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8 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Put an end to Louisiana's deadliest catch; save endangered turtles: Jaclyn Lopez

At last week's International Sea Turtle Society symposium in New Orleans, sea turtle conservationists discussed the benefits of shrimpers and researchers working side-by-side to improve the escape-hatch devices that allow the turtles to free themselves from nets.

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12 hrs ago | ABC News

NRA Seeks Universal Gun Law at National Meeting

The National Rifle Association's annual meeting is bringing a renewed push for a law requiring all 50 states to recognize concealed carry gun permits from other states.

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14 hrs ago | Metal Center News

9-29-2010: Nucor New DRI Plant

Nucor Corp., has selected St. James Parish, La., for the site of its planned $750 million iron making facility.

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18 hrs ago | The Advocate

Bill would alter teacher appeals

Legislation to revamp how public school teachers appeal dismissal and other disciplinary action passed the House Education Committee on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal writes about his opposition to Common Core in Usa Today

Gov. Bobby Jindal tried to clarify his position on the Common Core academic standards with an opinion piece in USA TODAY.

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The Times-Picayune

President Obama and Gov. Jindal share 40 percent Louisiana approval ratings in new poll

MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE President Barack Obama and Bobby Jindal share 40 percent approval ratings in Louisiana, according to a new poll.

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KLFY-TV Lafayette

Bill limits where welfare recipients spend benefits

Louisiana welfare recipients would be prohibited in state law from spending the federal assistance at lingerie shops, tattoo parlors, nail salons and jewelry stores, under a bill that received the support Wednesday of the House Health and Welfare Committee.

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The Advocate

Advocate Photo by Marsha Shuler -- State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, ...

One man - Gov. Bobby Jindal - should not be able to block Louisiana Medicaid expansion, state Sen. Ben Nevers said Wednesday.

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The Times-Picayune

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne offers support to statewide arts community

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne offered his support to the statewide arts community April 23 during a breakfast with arts advocacy leaders at the Capitol Park Museum.

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BayouBuzz.com

Louisiana GOP Gambit: Vitter, Mcallister and Villere

The discussion regarding Louisiana GOP, David Vitter and Congressman Vance McAllister has been in the news over the past two weeks and on a WGSO-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout Webcast, the issue was raised by Jeff Crouere during the radio-webcast broadcast: Crouere: Next with us, Steve Sabludowsky, publisher of Bayoubuzz.com, is joining us.

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Balloon Juice

We Must Not Allow A Jindal Gap

But in an interview today, Landrieu vowed to campaign aggressively against GOP foe Bill Cassidy's opposition to the Medicaid expansion in the state, offered a spirited defense of the law - while acknowledging it has some problems - and even insisted he'd be at a "disadvantage" over the issue.

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The Town Talk

John Maginnis: 'Green army' is MIA in Louisiana's coastal fight

Steadily and without much legislative resistance, nails are being driven into the coffin of the coastal damages lawsuit against major oil companies brought by what is supposed to be an independent regional flood protection authority.

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Northern Virginia Daily

Mark Shields: Time for decent exposure

Of the 432 members today serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, he is 429th in seniority, having won a special election barely five months ago.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

SFGate

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session

The Senate unanimously agreed to rework the laws governing disputes over how to handle the clean-up of environmental damage done in drilling years ago.

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The Times-Picayune

Without vouchers, could these Catholic schools survive?

Along with uncertainty for parents , Louisiana's school voucher court cases have bred uncertainty for private schools that enroll a large number of state-funded pupils.

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The Advocate

Legislators vent over governor's budget approach

Debate on a bill involving the state's coastal protection fund allowed legislators to let off some steam Tuesday about Gov. Bobby Jindal's state budget writing.

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ThinkProgress

How Medical Marijuana Went From Political Poison To Popular Policy

More than 40 years ago, psychiatry professor Lester Grinspoon wrote a groundbreaking book on marijuana that the New York Times dubbed at the time "the best dope on pot."

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The Town Talk

Educators urge Louisiana legislators to keep Common Core, PARCC

Several educators from around the state expressed concern Monday about the efforts of Gov. Bobby Jindal and a group of legislators to uproot the state's implementation of Common Core measure results.

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