The Pelican Institute’s transparency site is shining light on generous overtime pay for state employees, and a local news channel has latched onto the finding.
Kevin Kane: The B.R. Advocate’s Lenny Keller has described the Louisiana legislature as ultraconservative – but it just ain’t so.
Louisiana’s stand as the nation’s leader for incarceration is the target of five new bills from the state’s Sentencing Commission.
Rep. Austin Badon’s (D – Orleans) HB 112 seeks to prohibit the harassment, intimidation, and bullying of students in Louisiana’s public school districts. The proposal would strengthen a 2001 law that mandated all Louisiana public schools include a policy in their student code of conduct to prohibit bullying.