Category Archives: State News

Board of Regents Supports TOPS Change

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Today the state Board of Regents endorses proposed legislation to change TOPS. It’s a scholarship program for higher education that Read More →

State Parks To Retain Winter Hours Due To Budget Cuts

Here’s one of the first signs of budget problems in the state. State parks will retain winter hours for entrance Read More →

Ascension Parish Growth Causing Infrastructure Concerns

An area near Baton Rouge is being called the fastest growing spot in the nation. ABC’s Troy Gaulden shows us Read More →

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 →