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  1. Trump's Plan to Cut Drug Prices Leaves Industry RelievedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Wall Street Journal

    President Donald Trump, right, and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar launched the administration's plan to lower prescription drug prices from the Rose Garden at the White House on May 11, 2018. WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump unveiled dozens of initiatives aimed at curbing high drug prices Friday, a raft of modest moves that left the pharmaceutical industry relieved and buoyed their stocks.

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  2. Ohio Senator Brown reacts to President's plan to cut Rx drug costsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    President Donald Trump unveiled the broad brushstrokes of his plans to cut into the cost of prescription drugs Friday afternoon. While the finer points remain unclear, Sen. Bill Cassidy praised the president's plan.

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  3. Congressional water bill could speed Louisiana levee, water projectsRead the original story

    May 11, 2018 | NOLA.com

    This map outlines the details of the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain hurricane risk reduction project approved by Congress in 2016. An bill introduced in the Senate on Monday would expedite completion of the project, though no money has yet been appropriated.

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  4. Senate Considers August Stay-cationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | Family Research Council

    If Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs backup in his effort to clear the backlog of presidential nominations, he just got it. Sixteen Republican senators are now urging their party to squeeze every last second out of this legislative session, even if it means doing the unthinkable: canceling summer recess.

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  5. Sen. Cassidy: Senate Should Skip Summer RecessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | News Max

    Sen. Bill Cassidy said Friday it's a priority to cancel the August recess and remain in D.C. in hopes of getting more of President Donald Trump's appointees approved. The Louisiana Republican is part of a group of senators who sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell asking to forgo the summer break.

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  6. Republican lawmaker accused of embellishing military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | SFGate

    In this Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 file photo, Oklahoma state Rep. Mike Ritze, left, R-Broken Arrow, and Oklahoma state Sen. Nathan Dahm, right, R-Broken Arrow, stand for the posting of the colors before the State of the State in Oklahoma City. Ritze is facing accusations from party colleagues that he embellished his military service record and has been removed from the membership rolls of a national veterans group.

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  7. Behavioral health IT bill passes SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    The U.S. Senate has passed its bipartisan Improving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act to help behavioral health care providers - like psychologists and psychiatric hospitals - adopt electronic health records. The bill, introduced by Senators Rob Portman and Sheldon Whitehouse last August, is cosponsored by Senators Bill Cassidy and Debbie Stabenow .

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  8. What to know in New Orleans this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Best of New Orleans

    In one of its last proclamations as a body, the outgoing New Orleans City Council last week approved an honorary renaming of Caffin Avenue in the Lower 9th Ward as a tribute to Antoine "Fats" Domino, the New Orleans rock 'n' roll and R&B legend who died in 2017 at age 89. The Domino family's yellow home on Caffin Avenue was covered in flowers, records, handwritten notes and other tributes following his death. It also was the final stop on a massive second line and memorial parade.

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  9. Point of View: Fixing drug discount program would boost rural health careRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    For a state like Oklahoma, improving citizens' access to affordable health care and medicine is a critical priority. With approximately one-third of Sooners residing in rural areas, and a large number living on tribal lands, the state needs strong rural health clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers to care for its residents.

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  10. Letters: Cassidy was right about roux, jambalayaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    The Capitol Buzz column on Sunday, April 29, states baldly that "although roux is used in gumbo, etouffee and many other dishes, it is not used to make jambalaya." Earlier in the same column, it is stated that U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "showed a national audience ... that he had no clue how to make jambalaya."

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  11. Sen. Bill Cassidy will give Louisiana College's commencement addressRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | NOLA.com

    U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy addresses questions during his town hall meeting at the St. Tammany Parish School Board headquarters in Covington on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. . Cassidy is a Baton Rouge native who serves on several U.S. Senate committees, including the Energy and Natural Resources, Finance, Veterans Affairs, Joint Economic and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees.

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  12. Louisiana elections chief quits amid sexual misconduct claimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | Yahoo!

    With calls for his resignation increasing, Louisiana's secretary of state announced Tuesday that he is leaving his position as state elections chief amid allegations he sexually harassed one of his employees. Secretary of State Tom Schedler said in a letter to the governor that he will be stepping down May 8, becoming the highest-level public official in Louisiana to be felled by sexual misconduct accusations since the #MeToo movement began unseating people in positions of power in Hollywood, the media and government.

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    May 1, 2018 | WGNO-TV New Orleans

    Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler has announced he will resign next week amid allegations that he sexually harassed his former secretary for years. Schedler announced his resignation in a letter sent to Governor John Bel Edwards and said he's leaving office on Tuesday, May 8. His first assistant, Kyle Ardoin, will take over in the interim: Since the moment I became Secretary of State in 2010, I have given everything I have to fulfilling the duties of this unique office This has been, and will probably remain, the most important work of my life.

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  14. Secretary of State Tom Schedler resigns amid sexual harassment allegations; read resignation letterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Secretary of State Tom Schelder, currently facing sexual harassment allegations, pauses as he speaks during a press conference, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at his office in Baton Rouge, La. Secretary of State Tom Schelder, currently facing sexual harassment allegations, pauses as he speaks during a press conference, Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at his office in Baton Rouge, La.

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  15. Tom Schedler: from a non-denial denial of sexual harassment to an overdue resignation | OpinionRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler, accused in a lawsuit of sexually harassing one of his employees, speaks at a press conference in Baton Rouge, La. Schedler announced Tuesday, May 1, 2018, that he will be stepping down May 8 from the position he's held since 2010.

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  16. Louisiana senator questions attorney general's role in sexual harassment claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Sen. Karen Carter Peterson, D-New Orleans, in a scene during activity in the Louisiana Senate, Thursday, April 20, 2017. Sexual harassment sidelined an effort Tuesday by Attorney General Jeff Landry's office to create a new division within the state Department of Justice.

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  17. Sen. Bill Cassidy says Tom Schedler should resign amid sexual harassment accusationsRead the original story

    May 1, 2018 | NOLA.com

    U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler, a fellow statewide Republican elected official, should step down as a result of the sexual harassment allegations Schedler faces from one of his employees. "Increasingly it appears the allegations against Secretary Schedler are true," Cassidy said in a written statement released Monday night .

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  18. Vickie Williams-TillmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Senator Bill Cassidy will honor a school cafeteria worker who saved a BRPD officer in 2017 during a visit to Baton Rouge on May 1. Vickie Williams-Tillman was driving in the 8400 block of Harry Drive on the morning of February 19, 2017, when she spotted a suspect hitting a Baton Rouge Police Officer Billy Aime in the head with the officer's baton. Tillman pulled her car over, called 911 to get assistance for the officer, and then jumped on the back of the suspect, Thomas Bennett.

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  19. U.S. Department of the INTERIORInterior Issues $188 Million in Energy ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Electric Energy Online

    On April 26th, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the Department will disburse almost $188 million to the four Gulf oil and gas producing states - Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, and their coastal political subdivisions . This represents the first disbursement under Phase II of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 .

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  20. The Rundown: Another call for Schedler's resignation, latest on anti-hazing legislation and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    Today in The Rundown: Another top Republican official calls for embattled Secretary of State's resignation; casino bill hits a speed bump; anti-hazing legislation appears soon-to-be heading to governor's desk; the latest on construction, health care, education and surplus spending; and everything else you need to know in Louisiana politics today. Gambling: A Senate committee that was to hear legislation to extend the license for Harrah's New Orleans has crossed the bill off of its Tuesday agenda, after learning that the state's only land-based casino could be up for sale.

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