The INDsider - News The INDsider - News http://theind.com/articles.sec-8-1-News.html Sun, 26 Mar 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[‘Freakishly warm’ Gulf could trigger powerful spring storms]]> ‘Freakishly warm’ Gulf could trigger powerful spring storms
Record-breaking water temps portend meteorological mayhem in the South and Plains ......]]>
<![CDATA[JBE’s tax plan surprises many]]> JBE’s tax plan surprises many
Where did that come from? That's the question plenty are asking about a centerpiece of Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax law rewrite, a proposal to replace existing corporate income and franchise taxes with a corporate tax on sales ......]]>
<![CDATA[3 people, K-9 officer dead, cop wounded in Acadia shootings]]> 3 people, K-9 officer dead, cop wounded in Acadia shootings
The apparent result of a double homicide and shootout with police ......]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law]]> Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law
Republican state Rep. Valarie Hodges of Denham Springs said she had always intended for the law to include a waiver process to allow foreign-born U.S. citizens to get marriage licenses ......]]>
<![CDATA[Agenda for spring session taking shape]]> Agenda for spring session taking shape
The Edwards Administration is getting behind a new taxable gross receipts approach in concert with an elimination of the corporate and franchise taxes. ......]]>
<![CDATA[Green alliance offers advice to LCG on water contamination - Local environmentalists have sent a letter to local leaders this week describing how to preserve Lafayette\'s drinking water ]]> Green alliance offers advice to LCG on water contamination - Local environmentalists have sent a letter to local leaders this week describing how to preserve Lafayette\'s drinking water
The Acadian Group of the Sierra Club and the WaterMark Alliance have sent a letter to LCG leaders with 10 recommended actions that they say should be taken to remedy the recently discovered contamination of the Chicot Aquifer ......]]>
<![CDATA[La. marriage law requiring birth certificates blocked]]> La. marriage law requiring birth certificates blocked
U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle said it violates equal protection rights as well as the fundamental right to marry ......]]>
<![CDATA[Lege auditor sounds budget alarm]]> Lege auditor sounds budget alarm
The head of a nonpartisan legislative office that digs into the spending of state and local government agencies is warning state lawmakers that he's teetering on the financial edge ......]]>
<![CDATA[The next top trooper]]> The next top trooper
Some lawmakers see an opportunity for change at State Police with no figurehead in place and a regular session scheduled to convene on April 10 ......]]>
<![CDATA[Four days out, here’s your humdinger of a 3rd Circuit roundup ]]> Four days out, here’s your humdinger of a 3rd Circuit roundup
With Anseman on the ballot and Theall apparently off the hook, Perret/Houghtaling move to block The IND’s efforts to unseal suits at Thursday hearing in New Orleans ......]]>