The INDsider - News The INDsider - News http://theind.com/articles.sec-8-1-News.html Mon, 25 Sep 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Independent wins 2017 Freedom of Info Award from LPA - Annual prize is media trade group’s highest honor.]]> Independent wins 2017 Freedom of Info Award from LPA - Annual prize is media trade group’s highest honor.
As each one of us at The Independent plans for a new chapter in our respective lives, we have to admit that this is a damn fine way to go out ......]]>
<![CDATA[Pope keeps convicted felon on reserve roster ]]> Pope keeps convicted felon on reserve roster
When will this error of an administration end? ......]]>
<![CDATA[Parish (red) ink: What would you do?]]> Parish (red) ink: What would you do?
Residents have a chance to weigh in on solving the budget crisis on the parish side of “consolidated” government ......]]>
<![CDATA[JBE: La. Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill]]> JBE: La. Medicaid payment skewed under Senate bill
Louisiana would be uniquely penalized in the calculation of federal spending on state Medicaid programs under the Senate GOP’s proposed health law rewrite, says Gov. John Bel Edwards ......]]>
<![CDATA[Pro-choice group sues La. over abortion rules]]> Pro-choice group sues La. over abortion rules
After court victories against abortion laws in Texas and Louisiana, a reproductive rights group filed a federal challenge on Tuesday of a Louisiana licensing law it blames for more than a thousand burdensome anti-abortion regulations ......]]>
<![CDATA[JBE vetoes campus ‘free speech’ bill ]]> JBE vetoes campus ‘free speech’ bill
A proposal aimed at protecting controversial speakers’ appearances at Louisiana colleges and calling on campuses to penalize students who disrupt them has been vetoed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who described the bill as a “solution in search of a problem.” ......]]>
<![CDATA[Voucher students finally catching up to public-school peers]]> Voucher students finally catching up to public-school peers
A new report says Louisiana students who attend private schools with taxpayer dollars have bounced back from initially dismal scores in math and English but aren’t outperforming their public school peers ......]]>
<![CDATA[Governor signs budget, with a few line-item vetoes]]> Governor signs budget, with a few line-item vetoes
The budget was adopted by lawmakers in a special session after they failed to reach a compromise in the regular legislative session ......]]>
<![CDATA[Will JBE challenge House over fiscal cliff?]]> Will JBE challenge House over fiscal cliff?
Gov. John Bel Edwards has been telling reporters lately that he may just skip another special session, thus allowing drastic budget reductions to take hold, if the House doesn’t start to coalesce around a revenue plan ......]]>
<![CDATA[IND Media closing The Independent, suspending ABiz and The Current - Biz pub will remain active through July\'s Top 50 issue and Aug. 16 Top 50 luncheon; Acadiana Lifestyle, Bon Temps, Lafayette Planner Guide and related entities not affected. ]]> IND Media closing The Independent, suspending ABiz and The Current - Biz pub will remain active through July\'s Top 50 issue and Aug. 16 Top 50 luncheon; Acadiana Lifestyle, Bon Temps, Lafayette Planner Guide and related entities not affected.
Biz pub will remain active through July's Top 50 issue and Aug. 16 Top 50 luncheon; Acadiana Lifestyle, Bon Temps, Lafayette Planner Guide and related entities not affected ......]]>