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  • Could The Spill Restore Jindal As A GOP Whiz Kid?

    Could The Spill Restore Jindal As A GOP Whiz Kid?
    It's a rough schedule for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal - a near daily grind of military helicopter flights or roaring airboat tours to remote steamy marshes and sun-baked barrier islands increasingly endangered by the BP oil spill.
  • Recovery School District repair allocation OK'd

    Several lawmakers expressed their displeasure about how it's run, but a legislative budget committee finally agreed to let the Recovery School District move ahead with $163 million in repairs to hurricane-damaged schools in New Orleans. The...

    Obama New Orleans town hall: Boos for Bobby Jindal

     
    Full text of president's remarks and his Q&A with local citizens.

    La. lawmakers use Twitter to comment on session

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - When opponents of state Rep. Karen Carter Peterson's tobacco tax proposal failed to derail it in the House, Peterson claimed victory online. "LA Healthier Families Act saved from procedural maneuvers designed to kill!" she wrote...

    Attempts To Derail Cigarette Tax Bill Fail

    A contentious proposal to raise Louisiana's tobacco tax has survived repeated attempts to derail it that would have made it nearly impossible for the bill to gain final passage. The state House spent much of Tuesday afternoon locked in a series of...