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1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

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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Mon Apr 21, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Another View -- Gilles Bissonnette: Why we sued to overturn NH's education tax credit

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE Supreme Court last week heard arguments challenging New Hampshire's education tax credit program, which uses taxpayer dollars to fund religious schools in violation of the New Hampshire Constitution.

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MassLive.com

Mark Shields: Britain's lesson for 'Kissing Congressman,' Vance McAllister

In this Nov. 2013, photo newly-elected Rep. Vance McAllister, a Republican of Louisiana, waits to be sworn in at the Capitol in Washington.

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The Washington Post

No, Dems are not uniformly running away from Obamacare

Mary Landrieu is one of the most vulnerable Senate Democratic incumbents, and her difficult reelection challenges - like those of other endangered Dems - are said to be all about Obamacare.

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The Daily Beast

The Stupid War on the Common CoreBy Charles Upton Sahm

An unholy alliance between the Tea Party and the teachers' unions threatens to derail the most promising education reform in decades.

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Daily World

Delsatte: Jindal at odds with education leader

Superintendent of Education John White got his job with the backing of Gov. Bobby Jindal, but two years later, the men are increasingly at odds and appear to be drifting further apart on education policy.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Pundit

The GOP Oligarchy and the Resurrection of Marco Rubio

But no candidate has experienced a change in fortune as dramatic as Sen. Marco Rubio .

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The Advocate

Breaux to return to La. in support of Medicaid measure

Breaux said he will testify Wednesday when state Sen. Ben Nevers brings up legislation that would let Louisiana voters decide the issue.

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Noozhawk

Mark Shields: Indiscreet Republicans Could Use Lesson in Sincere Contrition from John Profumo

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

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The Times

Catching Up

Email ideas for this column to abath@shreveporttimes.com MINDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in March ordered the U.S. Department of the Army to dispose of 15 million pounds of abandoned explosives and propellant stored on the grounds of Camp Minden in Webster Parish.

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The Town Talk

Personnel File

Widhalm is the executive director of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts in Natchitoches.

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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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