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  1. Poll: Support for common standards, but not 'Common Core'Read the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... Republican leaders nationally have become the most vocal opponents of Common Core. In Louisiana, GOP Gov. Bobby Jindal, who once supported the standards, has become increasingly outspoken in his criticism of Common Core. He's sued the federal ...

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  2. GOP presidential candidates get behind Indiana's license-to-discriminate lawRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... the ongoing attacks upon our personal liberties." Predictably, other potential candidates like Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former Sen. Rick Santorum, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson were firmly on Team ...

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  3. Todd Hernandez,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... contracts that White and others planned to use for spring tests linked to Common Core. It charged that Gov. Bobby Jindal was illegally trying to derail the academic standards and assessments that go with them. White and a majority of the state Board ...

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  4. Arguments in key Common Core lawsuit set for April 28Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Advocate

    While one key Common Core ruling was issued on Monday, oral arguments are set for April 28 on a separate case that could help decide the future of the academic standards in Louisiana. That case is the appeal of a ruling by 19th District Court Judge Todd Hernandez, who in August issued an injunction to lift the suspension of two key test contracts that had been issued by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.

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  5. Likely GOP Candidates Support Indiana Religious Liberty LawRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... Restoration Act. CNN reports that several White House hopefuls, including Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, and Rick Santorum have voiced support for the law, which provides a test for courts on cases where individual religious ...

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  6. Common Core is unpopular in Louisiana when you call it Common Core, LSU survey findsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... 's upcoming lawmaking session. The state adopted the academic standards back in 2011 with the backing of Gov. Bobby Jindal . But over the past year -- as the standards have become more controversial -- the governor has decided he wants Louisiana to ...

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  7. O'Malley calls GOP support of Indiana law 'shameful'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... Sen. Ted Cruz, who announced his presidential candidacy last week, and potential candidates Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum, former Texas governor Rick Perry and neurosurgeon Ben Carson have all expressed ...

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  8. Study criticizes Louisiana's preschool grading methodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Education Week

    ... education improvements. Leaders of both groups have been heavily involved in setting up the new system. Gov. Bobby Jindal pushed for a 2012 law requiring improvements to replace a pre-K setup that critics say is plagued by inequities in funding and ...

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  9. La. education chief says anti-Common Core lawsuit dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... lawsuit in July, saying education leaders didn't properly enact the multistate English and math standards. Gov. Bobby Jindal later joined the lawsuit. Judge Tim Kelley dismissed the case Monday on a technicality, saying the lawmakers waited too long ...

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  10. Concerns over condition of Moss Bluff DrawbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... bad. See how the cement is not even in the line anymore. That's not good," said Hanks. After hearing Governor Bobby Jindal's recommendation to divert 72-million dollars in state gas tax revenue used for road and bridge repairs to go towards State ...

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  11. Sen. Marco Rubio Supports Indiana Religious Freedom LawRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | News Max

    ... support brings him in line with other possible GOP presidential contenders, including Jeb Bush, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum, and Ben Carson. According to the National Journal, the new law, signed last Thursday by Indiana Gov. Mike ...

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  12. American religious freedom is a shield, not a swordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    ... Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has warned, "Religious liberty has never been more under attack," his Louisiana rival Bobby Jindal declared, "Make no mistake," Jindal said, "The war over religious liberty is the war over free speech and without the first ...

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  13. Judge throws out anti Common Core lawsuit because it was filed too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    There was another defeat for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in his efforts to overthrow the state's Common Core standards in education. This was just one of several lawsuits in play with the Governor engineering them all.

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  14. Lawsuit against Common Core tossedRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    State Superintendent of Education John White said the ruling was issued by 19th Judicial District Judge Tim Kelley, of Baton Rouge, in a case filed by 17 state lawmakers and later joined by Gov. Bobby Jindal. Edcuation failed to follow the Administrative Procedures Act, or APA, when it endorsed Common Core, which they called a crucial and required step that would allow public input.

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  15. Jindal's Budget Leaves a Mess BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Political Wire

    "As they unravel Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal for next year, lawmakers are finding cuts disguised as 'efficiencies,' gaps not disclosed by the administration and critical services reliant on shaky financing," the Baton Rouge Advocate reports. "Members of the House Appropriations Committee are questioning whether the Republican governor has provided spending plans that might work through the final six months of Jindal's term but that could leave them with a financial mess in the second half of the fiscal year after Jindal is term-limited and gone from office."

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  16. Baton Rouge legislators: Not enough done to protect residents'...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... "ease the financial burden on health care providers and emergency rooms who now care for those uninsured." Gov. Bobby Jindal opposes Medicaid expansion which would cover more than 200,000 Louisiana residents and a majority Republican Legislature has ...

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  17. Quote of the week: Charles M. BlowRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    "Nuttier than a piece of praline." - New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow , describing Gov. Bobby Jindal in a column titled, "Gov. Jindal's Implosion."

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  18. Dardenne's acting resumeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    Gov. Bobby Jindal 's schedule isn't a matter of public record, and he certainly doesn't broadcast when he's leaving the state, but there's one person he is required to notify: Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne , who's running for governor this fall.

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  19. ScuttlebitsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    Last week, Timmy Teepell , an advisor to Gov. Bobby Jindal , told the Associated Press Jindal would make his decision on whether to run for president in June, after the legislative session wraps ... The New Orleans City Council is set to vote on legalizing ride-sharing app services like as UberX and Lyft at its April 9 regular meeting. ... Following a rancorous debate, the New Orleans City Council last week voted 4-3 in favor of renaming short segments of Carondelet and LaSalle streets in Central City after two late pastors who worked in the areas.

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  20. Citizen Man, Bob Mann, challenges Jindal, LSU Board and Rolfe McCollisterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    Soft-spoken, Bob Mann, former Democratic party-member, former staffer for John Breaux, and Governor Kathleen Blanco is on the warpath. Mann, who is an instructor at LSU, a blogger and a columnist for the Times Picayune, has never been shy since manning his blog "Something Like the Truth" over his disdain for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal's political ambitions and the "damage" Mann claims the governor has caused the state.

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