Low Popahirum, Louisiana Edition (5-30-14)

“Phil Robertson, star of the A&E network’s hit reality television series ‘Duck Dynasty,’ came to New Orleans on Thursday preaching the Bible and the gun to a group of jubilant Republicans.” – New Orleans Advocate

 

During the Sean Hannity Show which was taped at the Republican Leadership Convention in New Orleans, he sat down with Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson to talk politics, God and of course, duck calls. Check out a clip from the show:” – NewsNinja2012

Maness delivered a smooth and impassioned speech Thursday evening at a campaign event his campaign organized apart from but during the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. Flanked by his family and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, who has endorsed Maness, the military man fired up a room of perhaps 150 at the Hilton Hotel.” – NOLA.com

“With the start of the next school year, the Recovery School District will be the first in the country made up completely of public charter schools, a milestone for New Orleans and a grand experiment in urban education for the nation.” – Washington Post

“As soon as the law goes into effect a gay, unmarried couple, and/or single person will sue the hell out of Louisiana–cheered on by the media and powerful legal and political advocacy groups.” –  National Review

“In his appearance at the Republican Leadership Conference, Gov. Bobby Jindal rallied support among party faithful but stopped short of saying he definitely will enter the race to the White House.” – NOLA.com

“Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to be clear: He really dislikes Common Core, the educational initiative that seeks to unify certain classroom standards across the country. At least, he does now.” – US News

Jindal has steadily evolved from the ‘call-me-Bobby’ congressman who could be reached on his cellphone to the catch-me-if-you-can governor. His management style has changed as well, from hands-on to hands-off. That is especially true this year, which features his lightest legislative agenda ever.” – Jeremy Alford/Gambit

“The Louisiana House has given final passage to a $24.6 billion budget to finance state government operations next year, agreeing to the version written by the Senate.” – WWL-TV

“The oil and gas industry won a significant victory in the Louisiana Legislature Friday with Senate passage of a bill that seeks to kill a lawsuit filed by a New Orleans area levee board against 97 oil and gas companies.” – KSLA

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