The INDsider - News The INDsider - News http://theind.com/articles.sec-8-1-News.html Tue, 25 Apr 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[JBE’s business tax shelved amid opposition]]> JBE’s business tax shelved amid opposition
Facing certain defeat, Gov. John Bel Edwards gave up Tuesday on his effort to levy a new tax on business sales to help stabilize Louisiana's budget, a move that throws his budget-balancing tax plan into disarray ......]]>
<![CDATA[Lafayette stinks - Literally. And no one is sure why.]]> Lafayette stinks - Literally. And no one is sure why.
Literally. And no one is sure why ......]]>
<![CDATA[Bill would merge school retirement systems]]> Bill would merge school retirement systems
Senate Retirement Committee Monday favorably sent to the full Senate a bill that would incorporate the Louisiana School Employees’ Retirement System into the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana ......]]>
<![CDATA[Cortez wants LPSS to use sales tax revenue to access USDA funds - Bill would enable LPSS to use sales tax revenue to access USDA school funding.]]> Cortez wants LPSS to use sales tax revenue to access USDA funds - Bill would enable LPSS to use sales tax revenue to access USDA school funding.
Cost and timing of a new elementary school in Broussard could be at stake ......]]>
<![CDATA[Rep. Emerson's bill aims to create Acadiana High prestige license plate - HB28 one of five prestige license plate-related bills to be considered today.]]> Rep. Emerson's bill aims to create Acadiana High prestige license plate - HB28 one of five prestige license plate-related bills to be considered today.
HB28 is one of five prestige plate-related bills to be considered today by the Louisiana House. AHS would be the only high school in the state with a special plate ......]]>
<![CDATA[Senate approves Mills' opioids, LDH professional boards bills - Sen. Fred Mills\' SB55 and SB75 head to the House for consideration.]]> Senate approves Mills' opioids, LDH professional boards bills - Sen. Fred Mills\' SB55 and SB75 head to the House for consideration.
Sen. Fred Mills' SB55 and SB75 head to the House for consideration ......]]>
<![CDATA[Coussan's bill to transfer LITE to UL wins unanimous House approval]]> Coussan's bill to transfer LITE to UL wins unanimous House approval
Bill to transfer LITE ownership and control to UL Lafayette heads to the Senate ......]]>
<![CDATA[Criminal justice reform package delayed - Justice Reinvestment bills will not be considered by Senate Judiciary C on Tuesday. Death penalty elimination bill will be considered.]]> Criminal justice reform package delayed - Justice Reinvestment bills will not be considered by Senate Judiciary C on Tuesday. Death penalty elimination bill will be considered.
Justice Reinvestment bills will not be considered by Senate Judiciary C on Tuesday. Supporters delay consideration in wake of parole controversy ......]]>
<![CDATA[One down, three to go - New Orleans takes down first of four Confederate monuments]]> One down, three to go - New Orleans takes down first of four Confederate monuments
The Liberty Place monument, which commemorates whites who tried to topple a biracial post-Civil War government in New Orleans, was taken away on a truck in pieces around 5:35 a.m. after a few hours of work ......]]>
<![CDATA[Coussan's LITE bill due for House consideration Monday - Bill abolishes governing board and transfers ownership to UL Lafayette]]> Coussan's LITE bill due for House consideration Monday - Bill abolishes governing board and transfers ownership to UL Lafayette
HB299 abolishes governing board and transfers ownership to UL Lafayette ......]]>