Monthly Archives: June 2018

Does separating families at the border discourage immigration? Here’s what the research says.

Does separating families at the border discourage immigration? Here’s what the research says.

 

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By the Washington Post

 

In March, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s policy of detaining undocumented […]

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John Bel Edwards signs bill to make hazing a felony act

John Bel Edwards signs bill to make hazing a felony act

 

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By Wilborn P. Nobles III

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

Hazing is now a felony in Louisiana, after Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law […]

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Parents can now use Louisiana’s education savings program to help pay K-12 tuition  

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By Wilborn P. Nobles III

wnobles@nola.com,

NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed legislation into law that takes advantage of a provision in the federal tax cut bill to expand Louisiana’s education savings program. The law […]

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NOPD faces ‘structural deficit’ from pay raises, overtime: Cantrell

NOPD faces ‘structural deficit’ from pay raises, overtime: Cantrell

 

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By Greg LaRose

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

To provide New Orleans police officers with a pay raise starting in 2018, former Mayor Mitch Landrieu tapped into an initial […]

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Louisiana incarcerated population stays the same as national rates fall, study says  

Louisiana incarcerated population stays the same as national rates fall, study says

 

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By Marie Simoneaux

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

Louisiana’s incarcerated population remains “stagnant” near a historic high despite the national incarceration rate continuing a […]

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Steve Gleason gets Senate approval for Congressional Gold Medal  

Steve Gleason gets Senate approval for Congressional Gold Medal

 

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By Marie Simoneaux

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

All 100 United States senators voted to award Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal on Thursday (June 14), putting him […]

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Nonprofit sets up hotline to help reunite immigrant families

Nonprofit sets up hotline to help reunite immigrant families

 

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By Emma Brown

 

A Texas nonprofit has established a hotline to help reunite immigrant families who were separated at the border under the Trump administration’s […]

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