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3 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Lawsuit filed to stop Common Core use in Louisiana

I-20 West at mile marker 32 in Bossier Parish is back open after a two-vehicle rollover crash Monday morning.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

John Bel Edwards says he would fund higher education, accept Medicaid expansion

The Board of Directors of Margaritaville Casino said they have been unable to put together a deal to build a hotel, and that means Margaritaville can't compete in the Biloxi market.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate, Ponchatoula, LA, Bobby Jindal, US Governors

WNOE-FM New Orleans

Group Of La. Lawmakers File Lawsuit Against Common Core

Seventeen state lawmakers are heading to court to try to stop Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.

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

The Advocate

Advocate staff file photo by Bill Feig -- Aerial of the new State Capitol building and grounds.

Seventeen state lawmakers filed a lawsuit Monday afternoon that challenges the way the state adopted the Common Core academic standards.

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The News-Star

Geymann leads lawsuit challenging Common Core adoption

A group of state lawmakers who have been urging Gov. Bobby Jindal to get the state out of Common Core State Standards has filed a lawsuit challenging the way the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Department of Education adopted the standards.

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WBRZ

Edwards: If elected, state budget would be focus

The lone Democrat to announce he's running for governor, state Rep. John Bel Edwards, says Louisiana's next leader will need to focus on stabilizing the state's finances.

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Daily World

Jindal orders state to help fix university road

Gov. Bobby Jindal has ordered the state transportation department to help fix a main road through the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge.

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Daily World

Health benefit cuts planned for La. workers

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is raising health insurance rates and cutting benefits for thousands of state employees and retirees to keep their insurance program solvent, lawmakers were told Friday.

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Roll Call

Rand Paul 2016 Buzz Is Buzzier Than Senate Colleagues

The most wide open Republican presidential contest in modern times is shaping up, so a thousand things could change in the 80 long weeks before the first scheduled caucuses and primaries take place.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Rob Portman, Senator Marco Rubio

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily World

Melinda Deslatte: Last-minute retirement pension law change skirts transparency

These are the kind of backroom deals that make people angry and distrustful of government.

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

Denver Post

Carson, Cruz, Palin top Western Conservative Summit straw poll for '16

Dr. Ben Carson gave his prescription for America at the Western Conservative Summit Friday night, July 18, 2014 in Denver.

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Daily World

To test or not to test? It's a question for the ages

Jindal is opposing the use of Common Core and its assessment instrument, PARCC, by accusing Superintendent of Education John White of failing to follow proper procurement procedures.

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Capitol Hill Blue

Rick Perry ready for another Presidential run?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is visiting Iowa for the fourth time in eight months, hoping for a second chance to win over Republican voters who delivered him a stinging caucus loss when he ran for president two years ago.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Iowa, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

The Advocate

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Even as the Republicans running for the 6th Congressional District seat gang up on immigrants, most of them failed the simplest test of citizenship: regularly voting.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, David Vitter, US Senate, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Free Republic

Palin: 'I don't need lectures from Eric Holder'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back at Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday for criticizing her call to impeach President Obama over the border crisis.

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The Advocate

Jindal takes possible digs at Christie

Gov. Bobby Jindal's recent remarks to Time.com are being seen as an apparent dig at potential rivals for the GOP's 2016 presidential nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Representative Bill Cassidy, Chris Christie, Franklin, TN

Washington Times

Jindal tells audience at conservative summit: Obama is abandoning the American dream

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal kicked off the Western Conservative Summit by telling the crowd that what fears most about President Obama is his push to redefine the American dream.

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WWL-TV New Orleans

New plant to create 400 jobs in St. James

A Chinese chemical company will spend $1.85 billion to build a methanol manufacturing complex on the Mississippi River in St. James Parish that will create 400 new jobs, Gov. Bobby Jindal said Thursday.

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Modern Healthcare

Changes in the works for Medicaid managed care in Louisiana

Louisiana's health department intends to rework how it pays the private managed-care networks that provide health services to two-thirds of the state's Medicaid patients, Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration told lawmakers Friday.

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The Town Talk

BESE members consider Louisiana testing alternatives

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education members and Superintendent of Education John White say they agree with Gov. Bobby Jindal that choosing a new test vendor requires following state bid law.

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