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  1. La. House Speaker outlines taxes GOP might supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | NOLA.com

    From left, Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, are trying to work out a budget compromise. Louisiana House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, said GOP members in his chamber are pushing to keep part of a higher state sales tax rate in place and eliminate some sales tax exemptions as a way of closing Louisiana's looming billion-dollar shortfall.

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  2. Westgate High student arrested for bring a gun on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... ed his backpack finding a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun and ammunition. The student Deon'tre Joseph, 19, of New Iberia, was arrested and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail on illegal carrying of weapons and carrying a firearm on school property.

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  3. Student arrested for gun on campus at Westgate HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... handgun, along with ammunition, allegedly were found, a sheriff's spokesman said. Deon'tre Joseph, 19, of New Iberia was booked with illegal carrying of weapons and carrying a weapon on campus. Deputies have no information on his motive at this ...

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  4. House Speaker Taylor Barras optimistic that a special session will be ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Advocate

    Speaker of the House Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, left, and Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, share a laugh after Gov. John Bel Edwards addressed the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. House Speaker Taylor Barras says that there is a "more than 50 percent" chance that the State Legislature will meet in a special session this month to address a looming budget shortfall, but as another deadline approaches no final agreement has been reached on what approach lawmakers should take.

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  5. Meet the Breedsin ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Artist's Magazine

    ... records for most visitors to a contemporary artist's exhibition. All due to one blue dog or, as they would say in New Iberia, the loup-garou. Now that we've explored the depths of puppy love in art, wouldn't you like to try your hand at the fun? ...

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  6. State: Medicaid work requirement has little effect on state savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Concordia Sentinel

    HOUSE SPEAKER Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, proposed Medicaid work requirements in a letter to Edwards last week, and Edwards has long said he supported the idea. Edwards' aides met with Trump administration officials in Washington last month to discuss the details, including what would be considered "work" under the program.

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  7. Romantic getaways for any time of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... spark and rekindle romance. Jefferson Island isn't an island at all. It's an elevated mound and a salt dome in New Iberia, Louisiana, near near Avery Island, which is famous for making Tabasco Sauce. Think that doesn't sound romantic? Think again. ...

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  8. Report finds Iberia Parish deputy was legally justified in July 2016 fatal shooting of suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... women prior to the two-hour standoff, which occurred at Labit's trailer in the 600 block of McDonald Street in New Iberia. He did not have a gun, but he told deputies he did and repeatedly threatened them while holding a knife. NEW IBERIA - Family ...

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  9. Officer actions justified in fatal shooting of Iberia Parish man, District Attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An officer was justified in shooting a New Iberia man during a call regarding a reported stabbing in July, 2016, 16th Judicial District Attorney M. Bofill Duhe announced Wednesday. Shannon Labit was the suspect in the stabbing of two women prior to a two-hour standoff, which occurred at Labit's trailer in the 600 block of McDonald Street in New Iberia.

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  10. John Bel Edwards' tax plan wouldn't close Louisiana's $1 billion budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... haven't said what cuts it would approve to make up for the revenue shortfall. House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, has conceded in previous interviews that some tax renewals or increases will likely be needed, but he hasn't said which ones. If ...

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  11. Rock Hill Capital Announces its Investment in LeBlanc Marine, LLCRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Venture Capital Access Online

    Rock Hill Capital Group today announced that it has completed a majority recapitalization of LeBlanc Marine, LLC , a marine service company providing marine construction, barge & tug services, and material offloading services along the Gulf Coast. LeBlanc, founded in 2004 by Ben LeBlanc, began by providing barge cleaning and repair services as well as tug support from its primary facility in the Port of Iberia, in New Iberia, Louisiana.

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  12. DA issues ruling in Labit shooting: It was justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    After more than 18 months, the District Attorney has issued a decision in the officer-involved shooting of Shannon Labit in New Iberia. "...this Office concludes that the death of Shannon Labit was legally justified and no criminal responsibility can be found for any of the officers involved as they were legally exercising their rights of self-defense and defense of others," a report from District Attorney Bo Duhe states.

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  13. Medicaid work requirement wouldn't change much in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Even though requiring Medicaid recipients to work is one of the few areas in which Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican legislators agree, experts say implementing the rules may not have much of an impact. House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, proposed Medicaid work requirements in a letter to the governor last week, and Edwards has long said he supported the general concept.

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  14. Rock Hill recaps LeBlanc MarineRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | PE Hub

    Rock Hill Capital Group today announced that it has completed a majority recapitalization of LeBlanc Marine, LLC , a marine service company providing marine construction, barge & tug services, and material offloading services along the Gulf Coast. LeBlanc, founded in 2004 by Ben LeBlanc, began by providing barge cleaning and repair services as well as tug support from its primary facility in the Port of Iberia, in New Iberia, Louisiana.

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  15. Special session? Governor Edwards plans to decide by FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... special session without conservative support. He spoke over the phone Monday with House Speaker Taylor Barras (R-New Iberia). Edwards said Barras presented "revenue options" he believe could garner support from at least two-thirds of state ...

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  16. Experts doubt impact of Medicaid work requirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Daily World

    ... agree, experts say implementing the rules may not have much of an impact. House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, proposed Medicaid work requirements in a letter to the governor last week, and Edwards has long said he supported the general ...

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  17. Timeline for calling special session shifts as window narrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... avoiding the "fiscal cliff" when temporary tax measures expire July 1. Edwards and House Speaker Taylor Barras, a New Iberia Republican who has separately expressed his support for a special session, again discussed options on Monday. Carbo ...

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  18. Louisiana special budget session, if held, will start 4 days later than plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... the governor will convene a special session at all. Edwards, a Democrat, and House Speaker Taylor Barras, R-New Iberia, have been saying for months that the target date for holding a special session would be Feb. 15. Now, the governor is looking at ...

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  19. Mother channels grief into saving othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Daily World

    ... power to prevent it." You can just hear the excitement in her voice when detailing how a young soccer player in New Iberia last year was saved and is in full recovery because Catholic High had an AED, as well as an action plan available. "When ...

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  20. House speaker gives Gov. Edwards list of cuts needed before taxes can be approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... priorities that I and a majority of House members will require be part of the final solution," Barras, R-New Iberia, told Edwards in a letter . Many of the measures require changes to the public Medicaid program that provides health insurance to 1.6 ...

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