Ville Platte Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Would you pay more taxes for TOPS, hospitals?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Daily World

    ... Caucus. "The appetite for raising taxes is lacking in this body." Senate Finance Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, disagreed, saying, "This can be the first round of real tax reform." Rep. Jay Morris, R-Monroe, in an email to constituents, ...

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  2. Lafayette arrest report for June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... She was booked on misdemeanor theft of goods. SHARONICA M. ANTOINE: 31, of the 600 block of East Wilson Street, Ville Platte. She was booked on hold for St. Landry Parish. CHARLES ANTHONY AUCOIN: 39, of the 500 block of Ole Colony Road, Lafayette. ...

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  3. La. Legislature approves budget with deep cuts to TOPS, hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... that cut is disputed by different legislators. Henry said the cut is close to $60 million. Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, meanwhile estimated the impact of the cut is closer to $200 million. Meanwhile, the TOPS scholarship program is slashed by ...

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  4. Who writes Louisiana's laws?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The News-Star

    ... seem to believe a middle ground best suits legislative success. Senate Finance chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, said sometimes people want to make a statement by filing bills they know have no chance of becoming law. The current session, for ...

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  5. Budget deal reached; TOPS, hospitals left shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The News-Star

    Budget deal reached; TOPS, hospitals left short The Legislature will consider new taxes in a special session beginning Monday night to close gaps. Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1sZZPr1 Senators huddle around Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, to discuss budget negotiations as Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie looks on Sunday afternoon.

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  6. Lawmakers strike $26B budget deal, at least first draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... we can get through that in the next couple of weeks," said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte. The spending plan looks largely similar to the budget drafted by the Senate, with minor adjustments to pay for a few specific ...

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  7. Gov. Edwards trying to sell lawmakers on need for taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... days to make his case and talk about the tax proposals. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, set a $450 million target figure earlier this week as what was needed to pay for the state's top priorities. Edwards disagreed. ...

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  8. Cyberstalking case investigation leads to arrest of Ville Platte manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A Ville Platte man who was arrested and charged by police for cyberstalking is now out of city jail on a $25,000 bond. Authorities with the Ville Platte Police Department tell KLFY that they received three complaints that inappropriate and false comments were being posted about a female on Facebook.

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  9. Ville Platte man arrested on cyberstalking chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Police Chief Neal Lartigue said the man, Rufus Searile, 46, was arrested after an investigation into complaints by a woman. The victim told police that a man threatened her, and said he would post in appropriate pictures of her on Facebook, Lartigue said.

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  10. Governor sent bill to stop personal Wi-Fi hotspot blockingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Times-Picayune

    Louisianans would be free to use mobile phone hotspots despite attempts from hotels, convention centers or trade shows to block personal access, if the governor approves a measure sent to his desk. With a 33-0 vote Friday , the Senate gave final passage to the House-backed bill to bar Wi-Fi hotspot blocking proposed by Sen. Eric LaFleur, a Ville Platte Democrat.

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  11. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... solid. The money was added in the state Senate on Thursday by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte. The source is believed to be an escrow account in the office of Landry, who has clashed with lawmakers and Gov. John Bel ...

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  12. La. Senate takes $7M from attorney general's fund, gives it to public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... that money in the current fiscal year," said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne. Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, offered an amendment to the state's supplementary budget bill , moving the money. The Senate adopted the amendment without ...

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  13. Stephanie Grace: After a break,a tough budget slog continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Advocate

    Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, left, listens to a question from Sen. Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe, right, holding his laptop and a copy of state budget House Bill 1, shortly before all but two Senators voted to send the bill on to the House, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge. LaFleur was handling the bill in the Senate for its author, House Appropriations Committee chairman Cameron Henry, R-Metairie.

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  14. Stephanie Grace Notes: Why did La. Senate spend 1 hour on budget vs. House's 14-hour debate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Advocate

    ... measures during regular sessions in even-numbered years). Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, and other Senate leaders are talking about raising an additional $300 to $400 million in order to fend off the deepest cuts to the ...

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  15. One-third of revenues raised in special session pledged to TOPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Concordia Sentinel

    ... TOPS beyond the program's current funding levels. "That is the commitment from the governor," said LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on House Bill 1, which outlines the state's spending plan for the 2016-2017 fiscal ...

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  16. Louisiana Senate approves budget drastically different from House versionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Louisiana Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, left, the chief budget architect for Gov. John Bel Edwards, talks with Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, as they leave the Senate Chamber after all but two Senators voted to send the state budget bill House Bill 1 on for approval by the House of Representatives, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the State Capitol. Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, left, listens to a question from Sen. Mike Walsworth, R-West Monroe, right, holding his laptop and a copy of state budget House Bill 1, shortly before all but two Senators voted to send the bill on to the House, Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the State Capitol.

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  17. La. Senate approves budget plan featuring deep cuts to TOPS, partnership hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... do is to decide how do we impose $600 million in cuts? Because that's all we can do," said Sen. Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, while presenting the bill on the Senate floor. LaFleur chairs the Senate Finance Committee. The Senate plan includes a $60 ...

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  18. Senate agrees to $26B budget with cuts to TOPS, hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... House for negotiations on a final version, with only five days remaining in the legislative session. LaFleur, D-Ville Platte, expects a compromise to be struck in a six-member conference committee. Gov. John Bel Edwards has called a special session ...

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  19. Capitol Views: Louisiana Senate passes $26B budget, sets stage for special sessionRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    ... over two days last month. House Bill 1, the budget bill, was handled by Senate Finance Chairman Eric Lafleur, D-Ville Platte, who referenced the upcoming special session several times. As he did earlier this year, Gov. John Bel Edwards has called a ...

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  20. TOPS, hospitals slashed in Senate budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Daily World

    ... but I think the differences will be easy to resolve," said Finance Committee Chairman Eric LaFleur, D-Ville Platte. LaFleur emphasized dramatic cuts to TOPS, hospitals and other programs and agencies caused by a $600 million shortfall can be ...

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