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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 […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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

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By Wilborn P. Nobles III

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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 […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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 […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of restrictive Arkansas abortion law

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of restrictive Arkansas abortion law

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By The Washington Post

 

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday (May 29) turned down a challenge to a restrictive Arkansas law that for now will end the […]

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Louisiana may expand use of prison labor to state construction projects

Louisiana may expand use of prison labor to state construction projects

 

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By Julia O’Donoghue

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

A Louisiana Senate committee voted 3-2 Tuesday (May 8) to allow state prisoners to work on construction projects and […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Read LaToya Cantrell’s mayoral inaugural speech

Read LaToya Cantrell’s mayoral inaugural speech

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By Kevin Litten

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell delivered an inaugural speech after being sworn in Monday (May 7). The remarks, as prepared for delivery, are […]

By |May 9th, 2018|Blog, New Orleans Local News|0 Comments

Despite opioid crisis, Louisiana may cut drug treatment options  

Despite opioid crisis, Louisiana may cut drug treatment options

 

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By Julia O’Donoghue

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NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

 

Louisiana is in the middle of an opioid crisis, but a pervasive state budget shortfall may lead the state to […]

By |May 7th, 2018|Blog, Drugs, Legal News|0 Comments