Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (2-24-14)

“If the 2015 race for secretary of state were to be judged by last year’s fundraising alone, incumbent Tom Schedler, a Republican, would have a barn-burner on his hands.” – LAPolitics.com

“Some workers, business people and area officials said traffic on La. 30 in Ascension is locking up worse than ever in the afternoon and early morning hours as workers head to and from the expanding industrial corridor in Ascension.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“A state legislative committee will meet Monday night in New Orleans to talk about controversial Road Home letters.” – WWL-TV

“Wednesday, the Independence Bowl, will unveil its latest title sponsor, Duck Commander. The news conference will come less than two months after the title sponsorship relationship with AdvoCare ended.” – Shreveport Times

“A legal battle over the delivery of food services at a Louisiana military base has led to $365,000 in attorney bills for the state. It’s also sparked a feud between the Jindal administration and a group of legally blind vendors.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“Democrat Mary Landrieu’s quest for a fourth Senate term will turn on whether she can attract just enough support from independents and Republicans to win in this increasingly conservative state.” – NOLA.com

“The damage to the barge caused light crude oil to spill, but it’s unclear how much.” – WWL-TV

“A web app launching today lists nearby available bathrooms along Carnival parade routes. AirPnP designers Max Gaudin and Travis Laurendine made the site live Monday, and dozens of businesses have made their bathrooms available. The “entrepeeneur” sign-up page went live yesterday, and more than 30 people have listed their home bathrooms. More than 2,000 people have signed up to receive notifications about the site’s progress.” – New Orleans Gambit

“A state district judge in Monroe ruled Friday that parts of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s teacher tenure revamp passed in 2012 are unconstitutional.” – Fox8Live.com

“Though state Rep. Joel Robideaux has almost two years left to his third term, two announced candidates and a third who is thinking about a run are jockeying for the position 20 months before the November 2015 election.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

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