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Jul 29th

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House backs bill against cigarette butt littering

BATON ROUGE — Smoking in your car? Lawmakers want you to use your ashtray, not the highway to dispose of those cigarette butts.

The state House of Representatives voted 95-1 Monday to levy fines against people who throw cigarettes out of their car windows.

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Jindal announces deal reached in ‘legacy lawsuits’

BATON ROUGE — The oil and gas industry and landowners said Thursday they have reached a compromise in long-running disputes over how to handle the clean-up of environment...

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Student privacy bill advances to House for debate

BATON ROUGE — A compromise proposal to limit how the state handles public school student data received the backing Wednesday of the House Education Committee, a week afte...

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Lawmakers reject tweaks to TOPS tuition program

BATON ROUGE — Although House Education Committee members said they worry about the rising costs of the TOPS program, they refused a proposal Wednesday to rework the free ...

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Bill would ban e-cigarette sales to minors

Bill would ban e-cigarette sales to minors

BATON ROUGE — A proposal to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18 in Louisiana sailed through a Senate judiciary committee Tuesday.

The bill by Sen. Ric...

Last Updated ( March 19, 2014 )

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Lawmakers say job growth not reflected in treasury

BATON ROUGE — Lawmakers who keep hearing job creation stories from Gov. Bobby Jindal have asked the governor's economic development chief to explain why state tax revenue...

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Edwin Edwards says he's running for Congress

Edwin Edwards says he's running for Congress

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards said Monday that he will enter the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District, ending months of speculation a...

Last Updated ( March 17, 2014 )

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