The INDsider - News The INDsider - News http://theind.com/articles.sec-8-1-News.html Tue, 23 May 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Mills’ drug-pricing bill advances]]> Mills’ drug-pricing bill advances
The bill would require the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy to create a website that contains transparent pricing information for prescription drugs ......]]>
<![CDATA[This week in snowflakes: the anti-Moonwalkers]]> This week in snowflakes: the anti-Moonwalkers
The heritage-not-hate crowd’s panties are in full bunch. They’ve directed their ire at Mitch Landrieu ......]]>
<![CDATA[Spending on La. Medicaid expansion boosted $368M]]> Spending on La. Medicaid expansion boosted $368M
More than 428,000 people have enrolled in the government-financed coverage for the working poor, which began July 1 ......]]>
<![CDATA[State police: Public safety threatened by cuts]]> State police: Public safety threatened by cuts
A spokesman said state police will be forced to reduce overtime, which means fewer troopers on roads to respond to accidents and general crime ......]]>
<![CDATA[Insurance rule extended to help flood victims]]> Insurance rule extended to help flood victims
The rule limits an insurance company's ability to cancel or terminate policies in the state ......]]>
<![CDATA[Police training bill passes House]]> Police training bill passes House
The bill's author hopes it will prevent unwanted interactions between police officers and arrestees, such as what occurred in Baton Rouge last July ......]]>
<![CDATA[Campus ‘free speech’ bill falters]]> Campus ‘free speech’ bill falters
House Bill 269 would have required state institutions of higher learning to state their support for the First Amendment and create a system of disciplinary sanctions for students who interfere with invited speakers ......]]>
<![CDATA[School assessment measure clears House]]> School assessment measure clears House
House Bill 517 by Rep. Gary Carter, D-New Orleans, requires the state superintendent of education to annually submit a written report to the House and Senate education committees on every public and charter school for the next five years ......]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Finance wades through details of HB1 - The committee will meet on Sunday to continue the process that began on Tuesday]]> Senate Finance wades through details of HB1 - The committee will meet on Sunday to continue the process that began on Tuesday
When the Senate finishes its work on HB1 — the state budget — it will go back to the House for concurrence on the changes ......]]>
<![CDATA[Brian Pope, the $200K marshal]]> Brian Pope, the $200K marshal
Yes, dear readers, your city marshal is making $200,000, the bulk of which he appears to be collecting illegally ......]]>