18 min ago | The Times-Picayune
What did you think of the rhetoric and tone in Gov. Bobby Jindal's latest op-ed in Politico? (NOLA.com Below her retelling of Gov. Bobby Jindal's latest op-ed in Politico, state politics reporter Lauren McGaughy posed the following question to readers: I wanted to ask what you all think of the overall tone of the piece and the language used therein ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Crowley Post Signal
By John Maginnis & Jeremy Alford LaPolitics Notebook BATON ROUGE - Though 30 months remain in Gov. Bobby Jindal's second term, political observers are looking closely for signs that his power has crested or that his tight grip on state government has loosened.
6 hrs ago | Daily Kos
R.I.P. Michael Hastings, 33. He was killed in a car crash in Los Angeles early this morning .
7 hrs ago | Independent Weekly
This dispatch comes to you from the city of New Orleans, where my wife and I have been visitors the last few days.
After employing a rope-a-dope strategy to the mounting criticism of his spending and management practices, St. Tammany Parish Coroner Peter Galvan jabbed back last week with a lawsuit to thwart the state Legislature's move to give parish government control of his agency's finances.
Far from reversing course, Senate Democrats who backed President Barack Obama's health care law and now face re-election in GOP-leaning states are firming up their support for the overhaul even as Republican criticism intensifies.
A video posted Sunday by a Louisiana lawmaker is picking up steam online, and fueling talk of a new 'conservative superstar' in politics.
Last November, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wrote a list of seven prescriptions for Republicans.
Louisiana lawmakers are proposing eight new changes to the state constitution following their regular session, including new protections from steep budget cuts for certain health care providers.
Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill that outlined the mechanics of creating the breakaway Southeast Baton Rouge Community School System.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 294.
When I attended Catholic High in the '60s, the senior class each spring loaded onto buses and went off to a three-day retreat at Manresa House , which still operates today in its antebellum setting on River Road in St. James Parish.
Talk was big in the months leading up to Louisiana's legislative session about revamping the state's tax structure, putting limits on tax breaks and raising taxes on cigarettes, as most other states have done.
Gov. Bobby Jindal shakes hands at a rally on the Capitol steps on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
Not everything worth doing should be done by the federal government. That may be the understatement of the millennium, but it's the key to understanding why the current push for "common core" standards in education is a bad idea.
It's not often that folks from different political spectrums agree. But in assessing the recently concluded legislative session, the conservative Council for a Better Louisiana and the liberal Louisiana Progress had similar comments.