March 26, 2009 12:12 PM
Speculation over the how much longer Jimmy Faircloth will remain Gov. Bobby Jindal’s general counsel has been bubbling up to the surface for weeks. Some of the scuttlebutt has pegged Faircloth as a man who wants more out of his job, but is hog-tied ...
March 25, 2009 04:11 PM
Gov. Bobby Jindal could soon be looking for a new lawyer. Jimmy Faircloth confirms that he's considering a run for the Louisiana Supreme Court. "I'm being urged to run by several people and I'm considering it," Faircloth tells The Independent Weekly. The ...
March 24, 2009 12:00 AM
One of the leading causes of greenhouse gas emissions could bring about the next generation of oil exploration. Just consider the following: • Louisiana spews more industrial carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than any other state in the nation ...
March 24, 2009 12:00 AM
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s decision to turn down part of the stimulus package is pitting Democratic lawmakers against business and industry. What Democratic lawmakers describe as a hidebound decision by Gov. Bobby Jindal is viewed by business interests ...
March 20, 2009 09:41 AM
Rep. Rickey Hardy wants the state’s top school board to require that public school students in grades sixth through 12th maintain a 2.0 grade point average to play sports and participate in extracurricular activities. Students already must make ...
March 18, 2009 12:00 AM
From budget cuts to gun control, professors, students, chancellors and school boards will have plenty of reasons to visit Baton Rouge this year. Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to stuff Louisiana’s colleges and universities into a time machine and turn the ...
March 13, 2009 10:26 AM
A Fat Tuesday shooting that occurred in the wake of the Rex and Zulu processions and injured seven parade-goers could be the catalyst for stiffer gun laws in Louisiana. When lawmakers convene their regular session next month, on the agenda is a bill that ...
March 10, 2009 11:00 PM
LOGA chief calls the oil crash of the mid-80s a ‘cakewalk’ compared to what Obama’s 2010 budget could do. The chief of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association is hopping mad over the amount of taxes in President Barack Obama’s budget that would ...
March 10, 2009 09:42 AM
Each year a handful of women is inducted into the Louisiana Center for Women and Government’s Hall of Fame. And later this month, Cherry Fisher May, The Ind’s publisher, will be recognized alongside the hall-of-famers with the Blue Ribbon Award. This ...
March 3, 2009 11:00 PM
For next year’s U.S. Senate race, the evangelical base has a potential candidate and so does the porn industry. But what about the Dems? State and national Democrats have yet to coalesce behind a candidate to take on incumbent U.S. Sen. David Vitter ...

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