Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (4-22-14)

low popahirum louisiana“Mary Landrieu, of course, has a net worth estimated between $894,018 and $2.6 million, with assets totaling $1.9 million to $3.1 million, according to her 2012 financial disclosure form.” – National Review

“Meanwhile, pro-Keystone Democrats like Senate energy Chairwoman Mary Landrieu will face heightened pressure to take actions to match their rhetoric.” – POLITICO

“The Louisiana Senate failed to pass a bill regulating use of unmanned aircrafts, known as drones.” – NOLA.com

“The state House on Monday approved a bill that would put time limits of incorporation petitions but would not apply to the St. George effort. The proposal, House Bill 768, won approval 91-1 and now goes to the state Senate.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“Election of the state superintendent of education, the state’s prekindergarten program, Common Core, Tulane scholarships, driver licenses, dogs in pickup trucks and consulting contracts are some of the subjects on the House agenda as Louisiana legislators Monday begin the seventh week of their regular session.” – Lake Charles American Press

“The Louisiana House has agreed to require women seeking an abortion in the state to receive a pamphlet that describes possible psychological effects of the procedure, though studies disagree on those effects.” – WWL-TV

“State Senator Elbert Guillory recently visited ‘Go Acadiana with Dr. John Sutherlin and Ken Romero‘ to discuss ‘cost of living’ increases for retirees.” – KPEL

“Dropping plans for Common Core tests would spark huge disruptions in Louisiana public schools, state Superintendent of Education John White said Monday.” – Baton Rouge Advocate

“Mayor Mitch Landrieu faces a wall of opposition as he seeks to overhaul the city’s civil service system. Critics said during a public hearing held by the Civil Service Commission that the changes would infuse political influence into the personnel system. But the Landrieu administration insists civil service protections would not be eroded.” – Fox 8 Live

Neither side is budging in the battle of educational philosophies between Gov. Bobby Jindal and Superintendent of Education John White over whether the state should continue implementing Common Core State Standards and the testing component aligned with those standards.” – Lafayette Advertiser

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