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  1. Jindal budget links college financing to uncertain proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget hasn't eased concerns that Louisiana's colleges could face steep cuts next year because the proposal relies on financing plans that appear far from certain to gain passage with lawmakers. Much of the funding Jindal proposes to pay for higher education, $372 million, is dependent on the scale-back of certain tax break programs, which would need legislative approval.

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  2. Cutting funding - at what cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Flat Hat

    ... Wisconsin is calling for a $300 million cut to higher education in his state over the next two years. Governor Bobby Jindal aims to reduce Louisiana's contribution to public universities by $141 million next year. Both men are considering a 2016 ...

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  3. Continue reading a 'Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    Even Gov. Bobby Jindal's top aides have been highly critical of some of the tax credit programs they administer, such as the state's heavy subsidy of the film industry and its so-called Enterprise Zone program, which has forced Louisianians to help cover the cost of putting retail stores and restaurants in wealthy neighborhoods. But both of those programs, curiously, were left untouched by the scalpel Jindal took to state giveaway programs in the budget proposal his administration unveiled Friday.

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  4. Louisiana higher education commissioner talks state budget cuts: Three takeaways Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Louisiana's Higher Education Commissioner Joseph Rallo talked to the Baton Rouge Press Club about state budget cuts on March 2, 2015. Louisiana higher education commissioner Joseph Rallo said the state's colleges and universities still face daunting financial hurdles next year, in spite of Gov. Bobby Jindal 's recent suggestions for closing the schools' funding gap.

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  5. 2016 Campaign Playlist: Potential Presidential Candidates Pick Their Theme SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said he'd probably go with one of his favorite tunes, "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor. "It's about an underdog taking on big challenges," Jindal said in an interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

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  6. Our Views: Three cases of weaknessRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... differs in opinion and political outlook, but it is apparently enough to sway those, including Vitter and Gov. Bobby Jindal, who initially backed higher standards. People on the left, and these include many union-backed elected members of school ...

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  7. Britain's Muslims Still Feel The Need To Explain ThemselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WGBH

    ... their students. And in January, a Fox News analyst falsely described it as a no-go zone for non-Muslims; Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana later used the same phrase. It's one of Britain's most diverse cities, where the percentage of people who don't ...

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  8. Lawmakers: Businesses must sacrifice for higher edRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The News-Star

    ... blanket on this, but I've heard today that higher ed is short $211 million or $111 million, which means (Gov. Bobby Jindal) did a good job in presenting his proposed budget Friday," said state Rep. Jim Fannin, R-Jonesboro, whose committee is charged ...

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  9. 'Eye of the Tiger' would be a fitting campaign theme song, Bobby Jindal tells ABC NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal hasn't announced a run for the 2016 presidential nomination, but he recently told ABC News , if he does run, Survivor's " Eye of the Tiger " has a shot at becoming his campaign theme song. "It's about an underdog taking on big challenges," Jindal reportedly told ABC News in an interview at CPAC last week.

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  10. Jimmy Carter: Quinessential world statesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pravda

    ... that now even Christians have conjoined the ignorant anti-Carter pejorative. A while back, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a professed Christian, went public with the 'Carter' analogy in his off-handed and oblique attempt to criticize the current ...

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  11. Bobby Jindal's budget tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    So now Bobby Jindal favors a cigarette tax hike. Of course, he won't spin it that way, but there's no denying he offered lawmakers that option last week as part of his plan to cover the state's projected $1.6 billion revenue shortfall in the fiscal year that begins July 1. Problem is, the cigarette tax as proposed by Jindal won't help offset even a small part of the state's monumental deficit.

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  12. proposed budgetRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Advocate

    State Superintendent of Education John White said Monday he is concerned that Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget proposal will exclude dollars for standardized tests, which he said could cost Louisiana $800 million in federal aid. Jindal, whose office disputed the comments, is set to unveil Friday his spending plans for the budget year that begins on July 1. White said that, while he has not heard anything official, he has gotten questions from reporters and others about chances that Jindal's budget will exclude state funds for future testing.

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  13. Quote of the week: Gov. Bobby JindalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    "If you turn [your recorder] off, I'll tell you what I really think about him." - Gov. Bobby Jindal to the National Journal's Karyn Bruggeman , speaking of U.S. Sen. David Vitter .

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  14. 'Common' misconceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Best of New Orleans

    ... "10 Questions for Candidates Pandering on Common Core." Chief among those "candidates pandering" should be Gov. Bobby Jindal, who once trumpeted his Common Core support but now is among its most vociferous detractors. Jindal has sued the feds and ...

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  15. Awakening to the damage done by teachers' unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    When conservatives think of education reform, they tend to regard it as their own fight. They bring up the charter and voucher programs promoted by Republicans such as Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.

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  16. GOP 2016 contenders already starting to battle it outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Chris Christie gracing the cover of a magazine in an illustration of him kissing a baby's head, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal suggested the party needs bold leaders, not showmen. Whether it was an intentional shot at Christie or not, the looming 2016 ...

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  17. Superintendent John White: Bobby Jindal's budget would force major layoffs in education departmentRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposed budget would force layoffs of about 100 of the state Department of Education's roughly 300 workers, state Superintendent of Education John White said Monday. White said he was originally told that the governor's budget plan could result in 45 agency employees losing their jobs.

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  18. Bobby Jindal's Common Core journey in timeline form: EdWeekRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... through last week's court ruling OK'ing Jindal's Common Core lawsuit. (NOLA.com He loved it, he hates it: Gov. Bobby Jindal once championed the Common Core mathematics and English standards he now seeks to overturn . If you're reading this, you ...

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  19. Continue the appeal of wetlands damage suit against energy companies, levee authority saysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    ... by a fourth opponent in voting in favor of their motion. All four were appointed to the authority by Gov. Bobby Jindal after the governor made it clear he opposed the 2013 lawsuit as conflicting with the state's own coastal restoration efforts. ...

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  20. Franklin Banner-Tribune & Morgan City Daily-Review, St. Mary Parish, LaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Banner-Tribune

    ... education policy and curricula from local school districts. Such sentiments are repeated by term-limited Gov. Bobby Jindal, a onetime Common Core supporter who now opposes the standards. Meanwhile, problematic rollouts of the standards in many ...

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