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3 hrs ago | American Thinker

Polls or Proclamations?

Phony Obamacare polls are in vogue these days. Several weeks ago, an ABC News/ Washington Post poll told us that "[p]ublic support for the Affordable Care Act narrowly notched a new high."

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Advocate

Can Jindal scrap Core tests?

The ongoing battle over the fate of Common Core is driving another split between Gov. Bobby Jindal and his key allies in education - this time over his claim that he has the power to unilaterally scrap student testing at the heart of the new standards.

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The Advocate

Political Horizons: Honor wants public involved on environment

A glaring of lobbyists, a handful of legislators and a couple of reporters gathered to gossip in the halls of the State Capitol late Wednesday night.

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The Times-Picayune

Legislation stripping levee districts of autonomy raise questions...

The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-West collects $7.2 million in property tax to maintain 100 miles of levees, floodwalls and other assets.

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The Modesto Bee

La. legislative session reaches its midway point

Tougher restrictions on the payday lending industry and efforts to lessen marijuana penalties are on life support.

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BayouBuzz.com

Mr. McAllister Goes to Washington

In the final analysis, the Mr. Smith Goes to Washington meme that played in the media early on about Rep. Vance McAllister was at least half correct, and the inaccurate part may explain why he could retain the job should he stay the course and run for a full term.

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AskMen

Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal named himself after TV's Bobby Brady.

According to the New York Law Journal, high-powered New York attorney Milton Gould was on the board of 20th Century Fox when Monroe chose to go to New York to sing "Happy Birthday" to President Kennedy on May 19, 1962.

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NOLA.com

Joel T. Chaisson, Sr. appointed to state international commerce board

Joel T. Chaisson, Sr., former executive director for the Port of South Louisiana, was appointed recently to the state International Board of Commerce by Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

BayouBuzz.com

Jindal to speak Jerry Falwell's Liberty University commencement

"Governor Bobby Jindal has lived the American dream, rising from humble beginnings to become one of the rising stars on the national political scene - and his rise has not yet waned," Liberty President Jerry Falwell said.

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The Advocate

Our Views: High life in politics

Politicians are human beings, and surely some of them can be forgiven if they cling to their offices in the state House and Senate as much for the fine dining and high life of Baton Rouge compared with, say, Shongaloo.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Travis Spradling -- Construction at the...

Civilian employment hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent.

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Chemical & Engineering News

Louisiana Still Backs Project Planned By Russia's EuroChem

Back in July 2013, the Russian fertilizer maker EuroChem, in a joint press release with Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, announced it was planning to build a $1.5 billion ammonia and urea complex in Louisiana.

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The Times

Gov. Bobby Jindal names Waynette Ballengee to Louisiana State Arts Council

Gov. Bobby Jindal has named Shreveport Community leader and arts advocate Waynette Ballengee to the Louisiana State Arts Council.

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BayouBuzz.com

LAGOP McAllister Reaction: Hypocrisy or Reasonable Strategy?

While it might not have come as a surprise that LAGOP Chairman Roger Villere and Gov. Bobby Jindal have called for McAllister's resignation after the now infamous kissing video, many have questioned where the party was when David Vitter's name was found on the calling list of an escort agency in Washington, D.C. Vitter was not asked to resign, and ... (more)

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The Town Talk

Louisiana education chief: Critics of Common Core testing don't have a plan

Continued efforts to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating 'a state of chaos' for public school teachers, Superintendent of Education John C. White said Thursday.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Matthew Hinton-- Stephanie Grace

He or she might be a good, responsible, public steward. Or the person could be a corrupt hack, determined to sell the state out to the highest bidder.

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Uptown Messenger

Allan Katz and Danae Columbus: Can Edwin Edwards overcome obstacles to win a seat in Congress?

The conventional wisdom is that former Governor Edwin W. Edwards can't be serious about running for the open seat in the Sixth Congressional District or, if he is serious, has no chance to win.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Bobby Jindal, teachers reach agreement over firing appeals process

Gov. Bobby Jindal, teachers groups and other have reached a deal on how the appeals process in educators' terminations and demotions should be adjusted.

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PolitiFact

Mailbag: 'Everyone fails this fact-check'

It's spring. The flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping and PolitiFact's readers are still giving us an earful.

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Washington Times

Bond Commission backs Jindal plan for surplus cash

Gov. Bobby Jindal's plan to use $210 million in surplus and one-time money to help balance next year's budget received the backing Thursday of the State Bond Commission, support that was needed for the maneuver to work.

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