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Ambassador John Bolton Endorses And Makes PAC Contribution To...
Ambassador John Bolton endorses Rep. Bill Cassidy for U.S. Senate in Louisiana and will make a PAC donation of $5,000.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Treasury Kennedy talks Louisiana budgetary, healthcare practices, woes
These were some of the issues discussed in a Bayoubuzz.com Google Hangout interview webcasted live Wednesday morning with Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy.
Illinois took federal Medicaid money it couldn't repay, audit says
Elsewhere, an auditor in Louisiana questions data the governor's office has provided on the outlook of the state's Medicaid privatization efforts, and Florida pediatricians could soon see higher Medicaid payments.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
La. 3132 stage 1 study moves forwardLa. 3132 stage 1 study moves...
La. 3132 stage 1 study moves forward The ball is rolling on the Stage 1 Environmental Impact Study for Louisiana Highway 3132 Inner Loop Expressway extension.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Superdome, N.O. streetcars, Causeway are among state's top engineering projects
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome , New Orleans' streetcars and the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway are among 15 projects designated as the state's top civil engineering projects by the Louisiana Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
The Town Talk
Jobless rate rises in Louisiana, but so do payrollsJobless rate rises ...
Jobless rate rises in Louisiana, but so do payrolls Survey shows Louisiana employers added 7,700 workers to payrolls in July Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/18/jobless-rate-rises-louisiana-payrolls/14261831/ Louisiana's unemployment rate rose for the third straight month in July, but ... (more)
Is Jindal singing Scott Angelle's tune for Louisiana Governor?
Columnist Tom Aswell of the Louisiana Voice has interestingly pointed out that Scott Angelle, the current Public Service Commissioner, just might be considering a run for Louisiana Governor or Lt.
Auditor questions data in Medicaid program review
Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office raised questions about the report that Jindal's Department of Health and Hospitals submitted to lawmakers in January.
OMV opens second BR-area location
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles opened its second Baton Rouge-area location at the Baton Rouge City Court on Monday.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Motley Fool
The 5 States With the Highest Sales Tax
Nearly every state in the union charges a sales tax, and the tax levied on goods and services sold at the retail level is just one of many tools states use to collect revenue, along with licensing and taxes on income, corporations, and property.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Daily Advertiser
Cooler weather, but it's still AcadieCooler weather, but it's still...
You know you're in Acadie when you see most of the homes and businesses decked out in red, white and blue with yellow stars.
La. bans trucks from Alexandria's OK Allen bridge
Trucks will be detoured from the bridge, which carries U.S. 71 over the Red River between Alexandria and Pineville, and told to use the Purple Heart Bridge on U.S. 167, also known as the Pineville Expressway.
Sen. Mary Landrieu's defeat could cost Demos the Senate
Sen. Mary Landrieu appears to be in an uphill fight for a fourth-term in her home state of Louisiana.
NELA chronic illness rates are deadly
NELA chronic illness rates are deadly Poor health choices lead to more diabetes, heart disease in northeastern Louisiana.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
DHH: 8 cases of chikungunya, 1 of dengue in La
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, in its weekly Arbovirus Surveillance Summary released Friday, said so far there have been eight cases of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne illness traditionally found in Africa and Asia, and one of dengue fever.
2014 West Nile Count In Louisiana Hits 42
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has confirmed 13 new cases of West Nile virus, of which five were neuro-invasive disease infections, bringing this year's total to 42 reported cases.
Louisiana entertainment meets Google, Chris Stelly interview, Part I
It was Louisiana entertainment and technology meeting Google Hangout advocates on Thursday as ideas and opportunities were added to a roux of "making business" Google Hangout and Louisiana style.
Stephanie Grace: We once wanted governors to travel
Former Gov. Mike Foster's two terms, which ran from 1996 to 2004, were marked by big changes in school accountability and investment in higher education, among other accomplishments.
People Complain About Long OMV Waits
State lawmakers say they're getting hit with complaints about wait times at Office of Motor Vehicles locations around Louisiana, and they're asking for more details about the cause.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
State health officials warn about vibrio and chikungunya risks while traveling, enjoying water
State health officials on Wednesday issued a warning to Louisianans to immediately seek medical attention if they believe they have come in contact with one of two diseases that put some anglers and beach travelers at risk.