Tags: "Governor Edwards"

17 Nov
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Public colleges get $18M cut in Edwards deficit-closing plan

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards is planning an $18 million cut to public colleges to help close a state budget deficit, only months after higher education leaders thought they had escaped ...

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16 Nov
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Hearing delayed in Landry’s LGBT-rights dispute with Edwards

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the ongoing legal dispute between Louisiana’s governor and attorney general over the governor’s LGBT-rights protection order, even setting the court date to settle the arguments proved to be complicated. ...

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15 Nov
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Governor says TOPS cuts have ‘failed’ Louisiana’s students

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has “failed” students in the TOPS free college tuition program and risks forcing some of them out of college or pushing them into greater debt because of upcoming cuts, ...

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14 Nov
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Edwards’ $315M deficit-closing plan to be unveiled Friday

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards’ chief budget adviser will unveil the administration’s proposal for closing a $315 million deficit to lawmakers on Friday, a gap that threatens to force new cuts ...

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14 Nov
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Audit prompts ‘complete internal review’ of fisheries agency

MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s wildlife and fisheries secretary said he’s ordered a “complete internal review” of his agency’s operations after auditors found questionable spending, missing state-owned property and shoddy management of finances under ...

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21 Oct
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Board of Directors of Biomedical Research Foundation Must Do Its Duty

For any who do not know, the war continues to rage between the Office of the Governor of Louisiana and John George and his BRF (Biomedical Research Foundation) in Shreveport.   The long fought-over new “agreement” between the two, just ...

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Elliot Stonecipher
20 Jun
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Governor Edwards, Honor Louisiana’s Taxpayers.

June 19, 2016 No matter anything else, many Louisianans believed John Bel Edwards would shoot much straighter with us than did ex-Governor Bobby Jindal.  It gives me no pleasure to say that he is busily proving us wrong. Our governor’s ...

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