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  1. Federal agency denies LSU hospital financing deal againRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, called CMS, denied a state appeal in a letter issued Tuesday, but released by Jindal administration officials late Thursday. State officials immediately said they would take an appeal to the next level - an administrative hearing - and if unsuccessful they are prepared to fight it out Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals spokeswoman Olivia Watkins said the state has 60 days to file its next appeal.

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  2. DOTD accepting proposals for interchange in Geaux South projectRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Today, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announced that it opened price proposals for the proposed U.S. 90 at La. 318 interchange design-build project, in St. Mary Parish.

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  3. After critical Holy Cross School audit, state agency respondsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    The day after a federal oversight agency faulted Holy Cross School in New Orleans for improper use of more $82 million in Katrina recovery money , the Louisiana government office that approved the spending called the deficiencies "minor." It doubted that much money must be repaid.

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  4. Bobby Jindal pushes 'religious freedom' bill at all costsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is a desperate man willing to go to desperate measures to get some desperately wanted press for his anemic presidential bid. So on Thursday, Jindal penned a New York Times op-ed saying that under no circumstances would he back away from his state's "religious freedom" bill.

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  5. Color of OGB contract, shadows of Greenstein?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    One might think the Jindal administration and the Office of Group Benefits might have learned something from the Bruce Greenstein fiasco over at the Department of Health and Hospitals . Greenstein, you will remember, was the DHH secretary when that $280 million contract was awarded by his agency to his former employer, CNSI.

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  6. Nice tourism industry you've got there, Mr. Jindal. Shame if anything happened to it.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    These are dark times for Louisiana Governor and 2016 GOP White House hopeful Bobby Jindal. Facing a staggering $1.6 billion budget shortfall , Governor Jindal's popularity is plummeting at home even as he takes his presidential campaign on the road.

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  7. Shades of Greenstein: OGB administrator once employed by BCBS heads...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    One might think the Jindal administration and the Office of Group Benefits might have learned something from the Bruce Greenstein fiasco over at the Department of Health and Hospitals . Greenstein, you will remember, was the DHH secretary when that $280 million contract was awarded by his agency to his former employer, CNSI.

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  8. Morning Update: Expect delays today on I-10 eastbound at bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    State DOTD officials said the area will be down to one lane from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. as workers inspect the bridge. The same thing will happen on Saturday.

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  9. Haas' last word: politics need respectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Trojan

    This will be my 54th and last column. In two years of writing, I've covered numerous policies, frequent congressional failures and rare congressional successes.

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  10. Jindal pushes "religious freedom" bill at all costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is a desperate man willing to go to desperate measures to get some desperately wanted press for his anemic presidential bid. So on Thursday, Jindal penned a New York Times op-ed saying that under no circumstances would he back away from his state's "religious freedom" bill.

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  11. Governor candidates tout transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- John Bel Edwards, left, chats with moderator Robert Travis Scott, President of PAR, center, as Jay Dardenne, right shakes hands with a well wisher, prior to the start. The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana hosted the four major candidates for governor in a forum at the Crowne Plaza.

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  12. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    What legacy have the current legislators left for the people of Louisiana during their last seven years in office? Bad roads, rusting bridges, poor public schools, uncertain health care for the poor, universities drained of quality, huge giveaways of state money with questionable returns, etc. The state is worse off today than it was seven years ago.

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  13. Jindal: Firms opposed to religious objections bill are in 'unholy alliance' with liberalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who is building a possible presidential campaign on an appeal to social conservatives, is backing a religious objection bill in Louisiana. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who is building a possible presidential campaign on an appeal to social conservatives, is backing a religious objection bill in Louisiana.

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  14. Are Republicans at War With Their Own Future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | RollingStone

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was a guest contributor to the New York Times editorial page this morning . He figured this was a good place to reassert his opposition to gay marriage.

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  15. Rep. Leger blasts Jindal's NY Times oped in light of LSU exigenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BayouBuzz.com

    Rep. Walter "Walt" J. Leger III of New Orleans, who represents District 91 in the state legislature and serves as speaker pro tempore in the Louisiana House of Representatives, has publicly expressed the dismay many in our state feel regarding proposed discrimination legislation.

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  16. Jindal tired of hyphenated Italian, Cajun, African, Irish, Spanish Louisiana and AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BayouBuzz.com

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is mad. Really mad! He's had his fill of all these hyphenated-Americans ballyhooing and expressing pride in their ethnic heritage.

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  17. JIndal's privatization schemes, the solution to Louisiana higher ed crises?Read the original story

    Thursday | BayouBuzz.com

    Bobby Jindal has promised to find money to address the funding crisis facing Louisiana's public colleges and universities but besides the obvious dire financial straits in which the state currently finds itself, two important obstacles must be overcome by our absentee governor: the American Legislative Exchange Council and Grover Norquist. The odds of appeasing just one in efforts to raise needed funding for higher education will be difficult enough, given Jindal's allegiance to the two.

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  18. Holy Cross School should repay $82.4 million to FEMA, auditors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times-Picayune

    Holy Cross School in New Orleans should repay the federal government almost the entire $89 million that it received after Hurricane Katrina destroyed its Lower 9th Ward campus, according to a government audit released Thursday . The report found problems more than $82 million of the grant Holy Cross used to build a temporary campus on its old site and then a new one in Gentilly, and it lays most of the blame on the state of Louisiana, which oversaw the project.

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  19. La. launching a Ia m a Cajuna drivera s licenses for $5 extraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Advocate

    Advocate Photo by Brad Kemp State State Sen. Fred Mills,right, holds a blow up of the Louisiana License with the words "I'm a Cajun" at Breaux Bridge City Hall in Breaux Bridge, La., Monday, March 3, 2014. Along with Mills, Rep. Mike Hual, left, and Rep. Simone Champagne, center, and Bill Arceneaux, Council for the Development of French in Louisiana Excutive Director, not pictures, gathered to announced the new design to the Louisiana License.

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  20. Bobby Jindal Vows To Remain A Bigoted, Hateful Jackass, Louisiana Be DamnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    Bobby Jindal, Republican Governor of Louisiana and delusional Presidential wannabee, doubles down on his hatred in the New York Times, declaring war on anyone who opposes discrimination, and making it clear he doesn't give a damn what the consequences are for the people of his state, whether they're being discriminated against, or whether they're the ones doing the discriminating: In Indiana and Arkansas, large corporations recently joined left-wing activists to bully elected officials into backing away from strong protections for religious liberty.

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