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The Lens
11:28 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

The Lens: Critics Say Governor Jindal Should Stay Closer To Home

Gov. Bobby Jindal
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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has recently been traveling around the nation in his role as the chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

But, on the heels of a stinging political defeat of one of his close allies in a northeast Louisiana congressional race, the governor is facing calls to re-engage with Louisiana residents and elected officials, instead of traveling around the country pursuing what many suspect are his presidential ambitions. 

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Politics
5:45 pm
Wed May 16, 2012

Jindal headed to North Carolina for GOP meeting

BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. Bobby Jindal is headed to North Carolina for a meeting of Republican governors.

The GOP governor's trip comes as the state's budget is mired in disputes, pieces of Jindal's agenda are stalled in the waning days of the legislative session and lawmakers are criticizing the governor for absenteeism.

Jindal spokesman Kyle Plotkin said Jindal was traveling to Charlotte on Wednesday and will return to Baton Rouge on Friday. Plotkin said Jindal is participating in a Republican Governors' Association policy summit.