Category Archives: State News

State Judge Throws Out Common Core Lawsuit

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Educators say common core is legal. A Baton Rouge State District Judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by the Read More →

Cultural Exchange Services Seeks Host Families for Exchange Students

International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES) is seeking local families interested in hosting international high school students, ages 15-18, from Europe, Read More →

Donelon Urges Residents to Take Property Insurance Rebate

State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is traveling the state urging residents to take advantage of a property insurance rebate. He Read More →

Letter from General Hickman Thanking People of LA

To the people of the great State of Louisiana: As Mayme and I prepare to depart the Joint Readiness Training Read More →

Tiger Advocates Speak out against budget cuts

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The Tiger Advocates Program is a collective group of voices that is speaking out against more budget cuts that would Read More →

Chas Roemer Objects to Jindal Plan on Common Core

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Governor Bobby Jindal is proposing legislation to undo common core in Louisiana and replace it with a homegrown series of Read More →

Jindal Announces Plans to Remove Common Core from LA

More than 320 thousand children in Louisiana in grades three through eight are being tested this week. Common Core was Read More →

Civic Clubs Gather for Lunch at LSUA

Once a year the many civic clubs in the Alexandria-Pineville area gather for a community lunch at LSUA. Today, the Read More →

LABI Conference Focuses on Roads, Bridges

Local business leaders gathered today to hear from the chief lobbyist for their cause in Baton Rouge. It’s the annual Read More →

Candidates for Gov. Participate in Forum

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Four candidates for Louisiana Governor this fall pitch their platforms to oil and gas officials. They include Public Service Commissioner Read More →