Council for a Better Louisiana

December 15, 2019 - 9:35 am
LSU has started a national search to replace former president F. King Alexander. LSU Law Dean, Thomas Galligan, takes over as interim school President while the institution conducts a national search to replace former President F. King Alexander, who left for Oregon State. Council for a Better...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
November 12, 2019 - 10:46 am
I think it was Mark Twain, or possibly Nash Roberts, who said “Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it.” Depending on your views about man made climate change that statement could be true or false. However when it comes to public education everybody talks about it but...
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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 8:39 pm
In a policy-focused second TV debate together, Gov. John Bel Edwards and his Republican challengers Thursday drew starkly different pictures of Louisiana’s economic and fiscal health, taking some new digs at each other while sticking to their main selling points in their final clash ahead of early...
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July 28, 2019 - 1:12 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Three Louisiana government watchdog groups are trying to move the election year conversation from political rhetoric to policy ideas. They're calling on candidates for governor and legislative jobs to outline platforms and push substantive changes. The groups are launching a...
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David Blake
December 06, 2018 - 1:57 pm
The end is ever closer now for former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco. During an appearance before the Council for a Better Louisiana, Blanco said there is "no escape" from her incurable cancer, which was discovered in 2011. Council President Barry Erwin says Blanco wanted to be "The Education...
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