Louisiana Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Lane closures announced on I-20 in Caddo Parish for constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced that the inside lanes on Interstate 20 will be closed from the Texas state line to Exit 3 in Caddo Parish for construction. Once the bridge is widened, traffic will be shifted and the full reconstruction of this portion of I-20 will begin.

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  2. Audit: Baton Rouge police officers claim more than $1,800 in payroll hours they didn't workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A Baton Rouge police officer withheld evidence then falsified a report, two other officers claimed more than $1,800 in payroll hours they didn't work, and city administrators were duped into giving $20,000 to an online scammer. Those are just some of the findings in the city-parish's fiscal audit released by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor today.

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  3. 10 worst plant invaders on the Louisiana coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Weed scientist Dearl Sanders wades through giant salvinia, one of Louisiana's worst invasive plants, in 2014. Photo by Johnny Morgan, LSU AgCenter They clog waterways, overrun marshes and make it harder for animals to find food.

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  4. OMV unfazed by U.S. pressure on Nord Stream pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | UPI

    Austrian energy company OMV said more pipelines are needed in Europe, including the Nord Stream 2 network, as the region faces declines in domestic production. Russian energy company Gazprom plans to double the twin Nord Stream network through the Baltic Sea to Germany.

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  5. Letters: Criminal justice reform workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Attorney Ben Cohen with the Promise of Justice Initiative poses for a photo in a legal library in New Orleans, La., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Cohen works to reform Louisiana's criminal justice system.

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  6. Guest column: Endymion crash driver's release proof justice reform in Louisiana not workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Three years ago, long before the Louisiana Legislature adopted its Justice Reinvestment, or JRI, legislation, I authored a column in which I argued that Louisiana incarcerates too many people . However, I noted that there existed little agreement on how to reverse this trend without threatening public safety.

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  7. City announces Traffic Signal ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Natchitoches Times

    The City of Natchitoches would like to advise the public that in an effort to improve traffic flow along Church Street the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has programmed new timing plans into the traffic signals at the intersections of Church and Front Street, as well as Church Street, Williams Avenue and St. Claire Avenue. Part of the new plan included adding another timing phase and signal heads to the unsignalized approach of St. Claire Avenue.

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  8. Political miscalculation: Why Baton Rouge Democrats' stance on Amoroso's seat backfiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Council members Erika Green, left, and Donna Collins-Lewis speak during a meeting of the metro council, Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at City Hall in Baton Rouge, La. Council member Buddy Amoroso speaks on the Gaudet/Watson rules as the baseline for approval of Industrial Tax Exemption applications during a meeting of the metro council, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at City Hall in Baton Rouge, La.

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  9. AG Jeff Landry, joined by top Trump administration officials, guest hosts Acadiana radio showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Advocate

    Joined by a slate of high-profile conservative leaders including U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Attorney General Jeff Landry took to the airwaves on Wednesday to discuss immigration, Medicaid, federal government changes and child predators, among other topics. Landry guest hosted the Moon Griffon conservative radio show on Lafayette's KPEL 96.5FM, filling in for a vacationing Griffon.

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  10. Qualifying begins Wednesday for November primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Statewide, voters will select a new Secretary of State; the election is to decide who will serve out the term of Tom Schedler, who resigned this spring after a sexual harassment suit.

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  11. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The Louisiana Department of Education today announced interim leadership appointments in the Special School District. Former Lafayette Parish Superintendent Pat Cooper will serve as the Interim Superintendent of the Special School District, and Ryan Gollner, principal of the Louisiana School for the Deaf, will now serve as the Interim Director for the Louisiana School for the Deaf.

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  12. Nelson introduces legislation to cap prescription drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Capital Soup

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and others introduced legislation today to lower the costs of prescription drugs for individuals and families across the country by placing a monthly cap on their out-of-pocket drug costs. The legislation comes as more than a quarter of Americans taking prescription drugs struggle to afford the costs of their medicine.

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  13. For Stormy Daniels, Monday Was Not Her First Dance in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Roll Call

    Adult film star Stormy Daniels appeared at a news conference to tout the success of the Restricted to Adults website and other efforts by the adult film industry to protect children from inappropriate material held at the National Press Club, May 29, 2008. In May of 2008, Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection invited Stephanie Clifford to the National Press Club to speak about efforts by the adult film industry to protect children from inappropriate material and encourage using a "Restricted to Adults" label on certain websites.

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  14. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco served as Louisiana governor from 2004 to 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Planning is underway for the establishment of the Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The policy center and archive will house Blanco's gubernatorial papers.

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  15. Charles Conwell Wants To Be The New King of ClevelendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Boxing Scene

    The Cleveland Indians may be in first place in the AL Central and the Browns could have a future franchise quarterback in rookie Baker Mayfield, but as of late, it's been a rough go for "The Land," considering LeBron James left town for Los Angeles and Stipe Miocic lost his UFC heavyweight title last weekend. Why not, indeed? Sure, he's only 7-0 as a pro, hoping to move to 8-0 this Saturday when he faces Travis Scott in New Orleans, but he does represent a city that has always embraced their own when it comes to sports, and Conwell already experienced a taste of that when he represented the United States in the 2016 Olympics.

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  16. Fenton audit: Mayor still owes village $8,000 in overpaid salaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    An audit by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's Office found that Fenton Mayor Eddie Alfred Jr. still owes half of the salary he was overpaid from April 2016 to September 2016. Alfred told auditors that he did not realize he was being overpaid because he does not check his personal bank statements, according to the report.

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  17. Louisiana state Rep. Patricia Smith: Sen. Sharon Hewitt is full of bad, inaccurate infoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Legislature meets in special session to address the state's fiscal crisis Friday March 2, 2018, in Baton Rouge, La. Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, closes on her HB27 before the final vote which passed the bill.

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  18. Hair today, bugs tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Louisiana Sportsman

    The second weekend of this month, the annual Contraband Fly Fishing Expo in Lake Charles will feature America's premier deer hair tier, Pat Cohen. Two weeks later, Kelly Galloup will be the headliner for the annual North Louisiana Fly Fishers Master Series in Bossier City.

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  19. Justice system needs more flexibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    An administration not known for policy creativity is unlikely to have useful internal policy debates.

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  20. SCOTUS nominee could end almost all abortions in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    President Donald Trump's nominee for the United States Supreme Court could secure a strong conservative majority on the federal bench for a generation. Many political experts say that could lead to a reconsideration of Roe v.

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