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Senate race more active than senate
From the time congressional Republicans first targeted Sen. Mary Landrieu as the key to that party’s takeover of the Senate, their strategy has been to frame the 2014 election around major national...
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Health laws rule delay could hamper enforcement
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a bit of a domino effect involving President Barack Obama's health care law. Enforcement of the law's central requirement — that individual Americans must have coverage — ...
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Layoffs reach 1,900 in State’s fiscal year
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — About 1,900 state employees received pink slips in the just-ended budget year, nearly as many workers as were laid off during the four prior years of Gov. Bobby Jindal's adm...
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36 apply for jobs in Caddo RSD
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — As Caddo Schools decides who will become its next superintendent, the Recovery School District is moving full-steam ahead in finding its own leader for the newly-formed Caddo...
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Imperative that state find ways to expand funding for higher ed
State funding for higher education nationwide has declined by 10.8 percent over the past five years because of the recession, but Louisiana universities have been hit with much bigger reductions in...
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Research shows younger, more educated leaving state
Louisiana’s miniscule population growth over the past decade has lagged far behind national population gains, reflecting a lack of good jobs to attract new residents and the continuing erosion of t...
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Gray Areas in State Government
BATON ROUGE (CNS)—When Chris Broadwater the state legislator says he has never received compensation from a private source for the performance of his legislative duties, he is technically correct. ...
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Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: Reading Gerard Thomas’s letter to you regarding this world’s problems, I couldn’t help throwing my two cents worth into the mix. I certainly agree with Mr. Thomas on his assessment tha...
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Negative studies about state hard to ignore despite the good thngs
Louisiana continues to be battered in national studies that rank states in various and sundry categories of achievement and success. In one of the latest studies, Bloomberg.com lists Louisiana as t...
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State needs new constitution that would protect higher ed
Proposed constitutional amendments approved in this year’s legislative session were overshadowed by battles to balance the budget, but at least two of the eight propositions are controversial becau...
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