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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs 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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21 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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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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