BATON ROUGE — Some unusual and confusing legislation is surfacing here in order to protect the no new tax pledge Gov. Bobby Jindal signed with Americans for Tax Reform. Political cartoonists have had a field day depicting the control that Grover
BATON ROUGE — The House voted 99-1 on Wednesday for a Common Core compromise bill sponsored by Rep. Brett Geymann, R-Moss Bluff.
Supporters and opponents of the public school curriculum rallied around House Bill 373 earlier this session. The measure moves to the Senate.
Two Senate committees and the full Senate will be meeting today, Memorial Day, to begin work on the state’s $24.3 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
House members won’t return until Tuesday when four committees will be meeting. Two major highway and bridge funding bills highlight this week’s action in the full House.
Wow! The state House of Representatives actually told Gov. Bobby Jindal he is going to have to pay the security costs for his out-of-state travels from his own office funds.