New Orleans mayoral candidates spar at Dillard University debate.
More than 400 people packed a debate held at Dillard University where Mayor Mitch Landrieu highlighted accomplishments of his four-year term. His two challengers — NAACP New Orleans chapter President Danatus King and former judge Michael Bagneris — then slammed the incumbent for what they say is not being done.
The Revenue Estimating Conference, which crunches the numbers on the state’s income every year, announced on Wednesday that revenues are $35 million short of what was expected for 2013-2014. But for the first time since Gov. Bobby Jindal took office, there should be no mid-year cuts to Louisiana's budget.
The price tag for defending Gov. Bobby Jindal's education policies against legal challenges is growing.
The Department of Education is boosting its contracts for outside lawyers by $750,000, to represent the department in lawsuits against Jindal's voucher program that uses tax dollars to send children to private schools.
A majority of members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education agreed Tuesday to the legal spending.
This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer presents Chris Christie's Traffic Study, Father Knows Best, News of the Olympic Movement, Apologies of the Week, News of the Atom, News of Inspectors General, and more!
Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 6:04 am
Gov. Bobby Jindal made an appearance at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Wednesday. He announced a business trip to Asia and then took questions from reporters for an hour. A rare event for this governor, it has implications for his presidential ambitions and the upcoming legislative session.
Originally published on Thu January 9, 2014 12:09 pm
The Jindal administration and the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, a union, got to take a second bite of 2012’s Act 1 when the state Supreme Court sent the issue of the law’s constitutionality back to district court for a re-hearing.
Harry Shearer rings in the new year on Le Show with News of the Godly and Spain's demon problem, Karzai Talk, News of the Warm, News of Nice Corp, News of the Inspector General, and the Apologies of the Week.
This week on Le Show, Harry looks forward and back with News of AfPak, Apologies of the week, and his conclusion of The Year in Rebuke, with The Ballad of Carlos Danger, Clintonsomething, B-Rock's Afghan Closeout Blowout, It's Not My Red Line, You Can Keep It, and more.