Ted James

July 07, 2018 - 10:43 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ Louisiana residents can now carry their driver's license on their smartphone. A new phone app offers a digital version of the Louisiana driver's license, allowing motorists an option aside from carrying a physical license. The smartphone app is called LA Wallet . It was...
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May 09, 2018 - 9:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's medical marijuana program would be available for more diseases and disorders, under a bill that is steps from final passage. Senators voted 25-9 Wednesday for Rep. Ted James' proposal to include glaucoma, severe muscle spasms, intractable pain, post-traumatic...
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May 03, 2018 - 6:53 am
(WWL.com) Two bills that would expand access to medical marijuana are close to being put into law after moving through the full House, and now being passed by a Senate committee. One bill would allow some children with autism, if prescribed, access to the treatment. The bill’s sponsor, Harvey...
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April 12, 2018 - 9:11 pm
(WWL.com) - Individuals suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, chronic pain, severe muscle spasms and P-T-S-D would be able to receive a prescription for medical marijuana under legislation that was approved by the full House. The bill is sponsored by Baton Rouge Representative Ted James. “This quite...
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April 05, 2018 - 1:54 pm
(WWL.com) Ban on 'school lunch shaming' wins Louisiana House supportMedical marijuana use expandsA bill that expands illnesses that medical marijuana can be prescribed for has cleared the house health and welfare committee. Baton Rouge representative Ted James bill adds Post traumatic stress...
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March 05, 2018 - 6:43 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE | Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana lawmakers gave up on a tax deal and closed their special session early Monday, unable to break a partisan impasse over a budget gap just months away. Attention now shifts to the regular legislative session opening next week,...
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March 05, 2018 - 12:53 pm
(AP) -- As Louisiana's special session appears to slowly crash and burn, finger-pointing has replaced efforts to reach a compromise on taxes to help close the state's ever-nearing budget shortfall. Lawmakers in the House cannot reach a deal about what tax measures to advance, and they've taken a...
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February 27, 2018 - 5:15 pm
(WWL.com) -- The House of Representatives is quiet today as members are taking as one lawmaker termed a “mental health day” off. Fingers have been pointing all over the capitol in explanation of why the budget crunch cannot be fixed. “We have a compromise and then we don’t have a compromise, so I...
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September 26, 2017 - 10:14 am
(WWL.com) -- Baton Rouge Representative Ted James says fellow House member Kenny Havard is wrong to suggest that the state should stop providing tax dollars to the Saints because ten players did not stand for the national anthem. James says Havard must have forgotten that legislators take an oath...
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June 11, 2017 - 2:01 pm
WWL.com Reporting Democratic Louisiana lawmakers are calling for a change of leadership in the House after what many call a grueling session. Some blame House Speaker Taylor Barras and Appropriations Chairman Cameron Henry specifically for not approving a budget. Baton Rouge Representative Ted...
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