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  1. Bond commission holds off on building charter schoolsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Advocate

    The idea of shifting state money traditionally used to pay for public school education into a fund that would pay for construction at the charter schools chilled some members of the State Bond Commission.

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    Jun 1, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Gov. Bobby Jindal, seated, shakes hands with Bob Lawyer, right, Board of Trustees Chairman for the Teachers Retirement System of Louisiana, after Jindal signed several cost of living adjustment retirement bills Sunday including SB21, which gives a statewide1.5 percent increase for public education ... (more)

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  3. Advocate Photo by Michelle Millhollon -- State Senate President John...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, left, speaks Monday with Senate Finance Chairman Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, at the State Capitol.

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  4. Advocate Photo by Michelle Millhollon -- State Senate President John...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, left, speaks Monday with Senate Finance Chairman Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, at the State Capitol.

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  5. Senate spends Memorial Day at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, left, speaks Monday with Senate Finance Chairman Jack Donahue, R-Mandeville, at the State Capitol.

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  6. Panel cuts Jindala s forecast by nearly halfRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | The Advocate

    "We have numbers here that we really have no historical precedent for." Jim rICHARDSON, Revenue Estimating Conference member and LSU economist Louisiana's income forecasting panel Monday rejected a push by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration to boost revenue forecasts by $118 million next year, instead choosing a more conservative $65 million ... (more)

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  7. Jefferson Parish rental car tax clears hurdleRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | The Advocate

    Renting a car in Jefferson Parish could be a little more expensive under a bill that seeks to raise the rental car tax to benefit arts programs.

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  8. Senate rejects payday loan billRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | The Advocate

    An effort to put limits on "payday" loans in Louisiana died Tuesday in the state Senate after some twists and turns.

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  9. Our Views: A budget in crisisRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2014 | The Advocate

    If his critics snipe at Gov. Bobby Jindal's frequent travels to key Republican primary states, the reality is that, over the next six weeks or so, E.T. is going to have to phone home, probably a lot.

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  10. Senate votes against legislative guns in State CapitolRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | The Advocate

    The Louisiana Senate voted 23-12 on Tuesday night against Senate Bill 651 that would have allowed state lawmakers to carry concealed handguns in the building.

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  11. Smiley: Whose nez is it?Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | The Advocate

    Kathy Higgins, of Metairie, heard a classic Southern accent story years ago from a college student in a class she was teaching: "She was on vacation with her family in the Southwest when they stopped at a diner somewhere in Arizona for lunch.

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  12. $6M increase proposed for legislative budgetRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | The Advocate

    The budget to finance the Louisiana House, state Senate and other legislative agencies would grow to $98.4 million next year, under recommendations approved without objection Wednesday by a panel of legislative leaders.

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  13. Marcus Whitener, Refreshment SolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Marcus Whitener , chief executive officer of Refreshment Solutions in New Orleans, has been named NAMA Industry Person of the Year.

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    Mar 22, 2014 | The Advocate

    Warren O. Birkett Jr. , of Wybirk & Associates, has been elected chairman of the advisory board of the Louisiana Business & Technology Center at LSU Innovation Park.

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  15. DHH promotes in-home care support billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    The state health agency promoted changes Tuesday in some of the laws governing in-home care of the elderly and developmentally disabled.

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  16. Tuesday at the Louisiana LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Legislature 2014 session -- Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, left, and House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, right, applaud Gov. Bobby Jindal as he arrives to address the joint session of the Legislature to start the 2014 session.

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  17. Number of items on 2014 legislative session agendaRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    Decisions involving marijuana, Common Core, tort reform, gun control and the minimum wage await legislators at the State Capitol this year.

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  18. Advocate staff photo by Catherine Threlkeld -- Ron Rindone, right,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Advocate

    State lawmakers told revenue department officials Friday that they were concerned about the slow pace of Louisiana's tax refunds, saying residents have been waiting weeks to get the money they're owed.

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  19. Legislators' salaries detailedRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2014 | The Advocate

    New audit reports show that state Rep. Jim Fannin, House Appropriations Committee chairman, made the most at $65,848, followed by state Sen. Jack Donahue, Senate Finance Committee chairman, at $61,527.

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