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3 hrs ago | The Times

BESE votes to join lawsuit against governor

BATON ROUGE - The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to join a lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's order blocking the board from using a vendor to purchase an accountability test for this school year.

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4 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Talking Obama, Jindal over-reach, Common Core, Edmonson scandal

What does President Obama's executive actions have to do with Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's Common Core behavior? How is the Jindal's attack on Common Core contract related to the recent controversy involving his Superintendent of State Police Mike Edmonson? WGSO Radio talk show host, Jeff Crouere, and Bayoubuzz publisher, Stephen Sabludowsky, ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Politico

Your day on Capitol Hill - The Common Core PR war - Louisiana...

YOUR DAY ON THE HILL: Two members of the House Education and the Workforce Committee will introduce a bill that would close a tax loophole lawmakers say hurts long-term student borrowers.

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9 hrs ago | Q93

BESE To Discuss Potential Legal Action

Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards.

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13 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

Edmonson, Riser change tunes about amendment, investigation continues

Were two separate announcements made late Friday by State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson and State Sen. Neil Riser designed to neutralize State Treasurer John Kennedy's calls for an investigation into the amendment to Senate Bill 294 that increased Edmonson's retirement by $55,000 a year? Without going through all the details of the amendment, ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Quote of the week: John Bel Edwards

"[Gov. Bobby Jindal is] just trying to keep the balls in the air long enough that he can exit the stage and have them come crashing down on somebody behind him."

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Slate Magazine

The Idea Men

What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week .

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The Advocate

Strain whittles down ag department debt

State Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain inherited a $98 million debt load from his predecessor when he took office in 2008.

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BayouBuzz.com

Jindal's hospital privatization should quiet critics

The Gov. Bobby Jindal Administration looks like it may heave a sigh of relief on the budget front with the news that its plan to privatize operations at all but one of the state's charity hospitals looks to come in well under budget - and aggravate the critics of the deal to no end.

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Political Wire

Jindal Still Hasn't Endorsed at Home

The Huffington Post reports that Gov. Bobby Jindal "has been putting his mark on Senate races around the country, expanding his sphere of influence should he decide to run for president in 2016.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Letter: PARa s commentary more about Jindal than policy

The recent commentary of Robert Scott with the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana is a disappointment.

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The News-Star

Hasten column: Some always have been suspicious of White

While Superintendent of Education John White wrestles with Gov. Bobby Jindal over continuing to use Common Core and purchasing a test to assess student learning, he says he's being "unfairly targeted" by members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and board watchers.

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Washington Times

GOP 2014: Thriving economy, school choice fuel Bobby Jindal agenda in Louisiana

Republican Bobby Jindal postulates that when year after year more people move to Louisiana than leave it, he's probably doing something right as governor.

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The News-Star

Money finds political influence in oil-rich Louisiana

From the major multinational oil companies to small independent operators, rivers of campaign contributions have flowed to the state Capitol.

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Free Republic

Christie Bristles When Asked about GOP Governors Campaigning for Cuomo Challenger

'Do I look like I'm taking any questions?' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie snapped at Breitbart News when asked for his response to his colleagues' plan to campaign with Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's opponent this year.

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The Town Talk

Louisiana ranked 47th in U.S. in caring for children

A national report on living conditions and education levels of children ranks Louisiana 47th worst in the nation, dropping one notch from a year ago.

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Daily World

Bobby Jindal: Fighting for local control of education over one-size-fits-all plan

People often ask, what do I think is the most important issue facing Louisiana? Or, if I could accomplish just one thing as governor what would it be? These are tough questions.

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The Town Talk

Our View: New law deals with digital life after death

We've seen people panic at the thought of losing their cell phone, crying out, "My whole life is in there!" And in many ways, it may well be.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Advocate

LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander reflects on his first year

If there's one central theme to F. King Alexander's first year as LSU president and chancellor, it has been unification.

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The Advocate

John Brooks, Risk Management Resources Inc.

John Brooks has been named marketing manager at Risk Management Resources Inc., a third-party administrator for LCTA Workers' Comp.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Baton Rouge, LA, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prairieville, LA

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