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  1. Acadiana's first marijuana pharmacy could open on Kaliste Saloom RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE, La. The only medical marijuana pharmacy currently planned for the Acadiana area could be located on Kaliste Saloom Road.

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  2. Medical marijuana sparks investors' interest / KATCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Local business people, doctors and pharmacists from throughout the state, many of whom have partnered with out-of-state marijuana industry consultants and experts, have lined up to get 10 exclusive medical marijuana pharmacy permits to be issued by the state's pharmacy board, our media partners at The Advocate report. Pharmacies throughout Louisiana could open in the coming months if the state Board of Pharmacy hands out licenses at its upcoming March meeting, the newspaper reports.

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  3. James Gill: Democrats discover church opposes abortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Advocate

    Wendy Vitter, who has been the general counsel for the Archdiocese of New Orleans since 2012, attends the Red Mass at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, La. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

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  4. Funding for oil paintings of federal officials would end under Cartwright-backed billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | The Citizens' Voice

    Access the Citizens' Voice e-Edition on your computer or smart device in its original print format. Home delivery subscribers can read it free! Digital Only Subscription Read the digital e-Edition of The Citizens' Voice on your PC or mobile device, and have 24/7 access to breaking news, local sports, contests, and more at citizensvoice.com or on our mobile apps.

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  5. How to Tell if a Bill Is Serious With 5 TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Teen Vogue

    These are all bills that have been introduced since the Trump administration came to power. Each one has gained considerable attention, given the administration's agenda and the severity of what is being proposed, but other important bills might not be so clear.

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  6. Grassley among Senators pushing for school safety legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | KCRG

    The School Safety and Mental Health Services Improvement Act will use federal dollars to help all 100,000 public schools in the U.S. Money would go toward school counselors, alarm systems, security cameras and crisis intervention training. "Students should not only feel safe at school, but they should be safe at school," said Grassley.

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  7. GOP senators already miss Gary CohnRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | WICU12 Erie

    Senate Republicans were trying to gauge where they'd turn next on trade and, more importantly, whom they would lean on in the future, a day after top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn announced he was resigning amid a public rift on trade with President Donald Trump. "When it came to economic issues -- and, to be frank, even beyond -- he was our security blanket," one senior Republican aide said, pointing to active back channels between Capitol Hill and Cohn on policy issues, and a willingness, whether real or perceived, to effectively present congressional GOP concerns to a president whose policy positions and governing style many walking the halls of the Capitol still haven't quite figured out.

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  8. House Approves Bill to Curb Spending on Official PortraitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Government Executive

    In a move to curb what in days gone by was a common official perk, the House on Tuesday approved a bill that codifies a ban on taxpayer-funded official portraits of top agency officials. The Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act, originally sponsored by Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., cleared the chamber by voice vote, but must go back to the Senate for a technical correction before heading to President Trump's desk.

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  9. House votes to ban tax money for paintings of federal officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | NOLA.com

    The House has approved Sen. Bill Cassidy 's bill to ban use of taxpayer money on oil paintings of government officials. The portraits can cost tens of thousands of dollars.

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  10. North Louisiana judge's nomination to federal bench sails through U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    President Donald Trump gestures as he finishes his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan applaud. ORG XMIT: DCJE138 President Donald Trump gestures as he finishes his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan applaud.

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  11. Wendy Vitter didn't disclose several speeches, political ad in questionnaire, senator chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., left, and Wendy Vitter, center, his wife, watch early election returns with Garret Graves, right, inside Zolia Bistro at Graves' election night party at II City Plaza, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 in Baton Rouge. Graves, a Republican, was vying for the 6th District Congressional seat against four-term Gov. Edwin Edwards, a Democrat.

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  12. House votes to stop blowing money on oil paintings of federal officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Washington Examiner

    The House voted Tuesday to ban federal spending on oil paintings of senior federal officials, which would force presidents, vice presidents, Cabinet members, and others to find private financing for their portraits. The Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act, or the EGO Act, was passed by a voice vote in the House Tuesday afternoon, and it passed in the Senate in the same manner last year.

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  13. Senate confirms Doughty to be federal judge in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    The U.S. Senate has confirmed a state court judge, Terry Doughty, to serve as a federal judge in Louisiana. The Senate voted Tuesday unanimously to confirm Doughty as a district court judge for the Western District of Louisiana.

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  14. Dianne Feinstein knocks White House for Wendy Vitter judicial omissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, knocked President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday after Wendy Vitter, whom the Republican president has nominated for a federal judgeship in New Orleans, became the third of his judicial picks to omit information on her questionnaire for the job. The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, knocked President Donald Trump 's administration Tuesday after Wendy Vitter, whom the Republican president has nominated for a federal judgeship in New Orleans, became the third of his judicial picks to omit information on her questionnaire for the job.

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  15. Scott Leads Bipartisan Effort to Curb Children's Identity TheftRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | GwdToday.com

    Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott and a bipartisan group of cosponsors introduced the Protecting Children From Identity Theft Act , legislation that will help prevent children's identity being stolen by a type of theft known as "synthetic ID fraud." A recent study found that one in every ten children had their Social Security Number used by someone else to fraudulently open bank accounts or credit card accounts, negatively impacting a child's credit before they even become adults.

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  16. Lakelands & beyondRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | GwdToday.com

    Today, U.S. Senator Tim Scott and a bipartisan group of cosponsors introduced the Protecting Children From Identity Theft Act , legislation that will help prevent children's identity being stolen by a type of theft known as "synthetic ID fraud." A recent study found that one in every ten children had their Social Security Number used by someone else to fraudulently open bank accounts or credit card accounts, negatively impacting a child's credit before they even become adults.

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  17. School security upgrades would be funded in bipartisan Senate billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Sen. Bill Cassidy , pictured here on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 9, 2015. Spurred by the tragic school shootings in recent years that now include Parkland, Fla.

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  18. Sen. Cassidy and bipartisan group of U.S. Senate colleagues crafting medical price transparency pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Advocate

    Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy is leading a bipartisan effort to craft legislation mandating greater price transparency from hospitals, clinics and other health-care providers. Cassidy and six other U.S. senators penned a letter to a wide range of groups involved in the health-care industry asking for feedback on potential approaches to offering patients and families more information about the cost of medical procedures and tests.

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  19. Bipartisan Senators Introduce "Healthcare Price Transparency...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | NewsLI.com

    A bipartisan group of senators is trying to find a legislative fix for one of the key drivers of rising health care costs in America: the lack of a market-listed, set rate for goods and services within the health care industry. GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Todd Young of Indiana, along with Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Michael Bennet of Colorado and Tom Carper of Delaware, are pushing what they call a "health care price transparency initiative."

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  20. Senators Rally To Attack Skyrocketing Health Care PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2018 | The Daily Caller

    A bipartisan group of senators is trying to find a legislative fix for one of the key drivers of rising health care costs in America: the lack of a market-listed, set rate for goods and services within the health care industry. GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Todd Young of Indiana, along with Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Michael Bennet of Colorado and Tom Carper of Delaware, are pushing what they call a "health care price transparency initiative."

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