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50 min ago | The Hill

The real way to improve contraceptive access

Conservative rhetoric about contraception is often negative and out of step with the opinions and experiences of most Americans.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Democrat, Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Senator Mark Udall, El Paso, TX

4 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Common Core in Louisiana: Who's suing whom?

After six weeks of unproductive meetings and conference calls, the stand-off between pro-and anti-Common Core camps in Louisiana escalated Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Orleans, LA, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

9 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Baton Rouge voter discrimination case heads to trial in federal court Monday

A two-year-old voter discrimination case against the state of Louisiana regarding Baton Rouge city judge voting districts heads to trail in federal court Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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

13 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Parents express frustration over Louisiana fight on Common Core

A family with four small children has learned they had been living in a house with toxic chemicals for three years.

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

16 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Texas father get 10 years for child's death

A tanker truck filled with hazardous liquid has overturned on Highway 79 at Bethany State Line Road in Caddo Parish.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

Louisiana's state school board has jumped into a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal that accuses the governor of illegally meddling in education policy through his efforts to block Common Core education standards.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, New Orleans, LA

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Wife of US doctor with Ebola thanks supporters

The fight over Common Core got hotter with dueling lawsuits. On Tuesday afternoon, The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted 6- 4 to join a lawsuit filed by parents and teachers against Governor Bobby Jindal.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Minden, LA, Doyline, LA, US Military, US Army

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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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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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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, Poca, WV, Barack Obama, US Governors

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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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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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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Louisiana, US Governors

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana

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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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Baton Rouge, LA, Roseland, LA, Lacassine, LA, US Governors

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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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Bossier City, LA, Lottie, LA, Breaux Bridge, LA

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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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Education, School Vouchers, George Bush

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