Aug. 20, 2014 04:24 PM
The eagerness shown earlier this week by Lafayette Parish School Board president Hunter Beasley upon receiving a findings report from the special attorney investigating Superintendent Pat Cooper quickly faded once his fellow board members started asking ...
Aug. 8, 2014 06:00 PM
Lafayette Parish School Board member Tehmi Chassion's dismissive attitude over being named in a federal lawsuit alleging bias against Superintendent Pat Cooper should come as no surprise. "It's as if they are shaking their finger ...
Aug. 6, 2014 04:17 PM
School board members will meet in executive session during tonight's meeting to discuss a potential federal lawsuit calling for an end to the investigation of Superintendent Pat Cooper and the standoff over this year's budget adoption. LPSB's ...
Aug. 6, 2014 02:47 PM
In the late 1950s, Louisiana Gov. Earl K. Long once said that the state's attorney general didn't know the difference between a jumpsuit and a lawsuit. "If you want to hide something from Jack Gremillion," he said, "put it in a law book." In the ...
July 30, 2014 04:43 PM
On Tuesday, a three judge panel (voting two to one) of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down as unconstitutional Mississippi's controversial law requiring that physicians who perform abortions maintain admitting privileges in a nearby ...
July 28, 2014 01:14 PM
As this year's budget process slogs forward and the Lafayette Parish School Board maintains its hard-headed stance against using any of its more than $60 million reserve fund, another slate of critical programs have rolled through the chopping block ...
July 23, 2014 04:38 PM
The city prosecutor has released the case file for Lafayette Parish School Board member Tehmi Chassion's simple battery complaint against Superintendent Pat Cooper, and the seven witness statements given to police illustrate two very different scenarios. The ...
July 23, 2014 01:05 PM
Citing conflicting witness accounts, the city prosecutor will not pursue Tehmi Chassion's allegation of simple battery against Superintendent Pat Cooper. LPSB's Tehmi Chassion shares a moment with fellow board member Rae Trahan. Lafayette ...
July 17, 2014 08:46 PM
In the fight over Common Core, Louisiana state government is failing its citizens and the governor is chiefly responsible. Louisiana state government is failing its duty to provide leadership and accountability for public school education in the ...
July 3, 2014 01:37 PM
No doubt many of you are wondering what's going on with the flood authority's lawsuit against numerous oil companies. I can assure you, It's alive! [Editor's Note: This letter from former Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority - East Vice ...

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