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When surveying the current legislative session in Baton Rouge a number of questions leap to mind.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will use a Saturday speech to Virginia Republicans to suggest the IRS officials who targeted conservative political organizations for scrutiny be sent to prison.
Gov. Bobby Jindal is seeking to privatize the operations of most LSU-run safety net hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured and that train many of Louisiana's medical students.
Louisiana lawmakers are considering multiple pieces of legislation relating to K-12 and higher education issues.
The 2013 legislative session in Baton Rouge is three weeks from its close on June 6 and lawmakers are steeped in debate on a number of issues, including the state budget.
Gov. Bobby Jindal shakes hands at a pro-voucher rallies on the Capitol steps May 15.
A pack of Loudoun County and 10th Congressional District Republicans will head south to Richmond this weekend to help nominate the GOP's candidates for high office in 2013 at the party's state-run convention.
On Wednesday, Governor Jindal declared a state of emergency to prepare for Mississippi River crests that are predicted to be well above flood stage.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced in February that a $1.3 billion methanol plant will be built in St.
NOPD officer Sgt. Yolanda Jenkins chats with students Monday, August 30, 2010 during a visit to the New Orleans College Prep at Sylvanie Williams Elementary School in New Orleans.
With the dollars officially recognized, debate can begin on how to spend them. The governor and legislators already disagreed on how to fund the state's public colleges and universities before the modest windfall.
An effort to delay implementing Gov. Bobby Jindal's 401 -type pension plan for new state government hires is one step away from final legislative passage.
The state owes local school districts $30 million because the Louisiana Supreme Court threw out this year's public school funding formula, Superintendent of Education John White said Wednesday.
Louisiana lawmakers would be given the power to reject efforts to privatize work now done by state government employees under a bill advancing in the House of Representatives.