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  • Jindal's teacher tenure revamp approved

    March 15, 2012 5:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's bid to make it tougher for teachers to get the job protection known as tenure and to do away with a statewide salary schedule for teachers has gotten approval from the House Education Committee. After a marathon hearing Wednesday, the panel voted... more »
  • Jindal's teacher tenure revamp approved

    March 15, 2012 5:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's bid to make it tougher for teachers to get the job protection known as tenure and to do away with a statewide salary schedule for teachers has gotten approval from the House Education Committee. After a marathon hearing Wednesday, the panel voted... more »
  • All Jindal's Predecessors Invited to Inauguration

    December 13, 2011 6:50 AM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal is inviting all four of his living predecessors to his Jan. 9 inauguration. That includes Edwin Edwards, who was released from prison earlier this year and remains on probation for a federal corruption conviction. Jindal spokesman Frank Collins says invitations will be sent to former Govs. Kathleen... more »
  • Jindal's getting a fundraiser and a campaign stop in St. Louis

    October 8, 2010 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's getting in a fundraiser and a campaign stop when he travels to St. Louis for his brother's wedding. Jindal's office said the governor was heading to Missouri on Friday. He planned to attend a fundraiser for his gubernatorial re-election campaign on Friday... more »
  • Regulators Blasting Jindal's $360 Million Sand Berm Project

    September 9, 2010 4:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal environmental regulators are blasting Gov. Bobby Jindal's $360 million project to build sand berms to stop BP PLC's oil from contaminating the state's shores and wetlands and argue the berms in place have stopped little oil, pose a threat to wildlife and interrupt currents. The... more »
  • Jindal's "Building a Better Louisiana for Our Children" Tour

    September 1, 2010 2:03 PM

    Governor Bobby Jindal will continue his 2010 "Building a Better Louisiana for Our Children" parish tour at the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Lafayette. KATC's Mike Magnoli is at this meeting...Hear what Jindal had to say at 5,6, and 10.
  • LA Lawmakers Won't Try to Override Jindal's Vetoes

    July 26, 2010 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana lawmakers won't try to override any of Gov. Bobby Jindal's vetoes from the most recent legislative session. A scheduled veto session of the Legislature has been canceled. Sheila McCant, a spokeswoman for the state House of Representatives, says a majority of House members voted... more »
  • Jindal's Budget Vetoes Hit His Political Foes

    June 28, 2010 8:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's budget vetoes fell heavily on the pet projects of lawmakers who crossed his administration this session, leading to complaints Monday that Jindal used the budget for political retaliation. Lawmakers also bristled at Jindal's removal of $24.9 million for coastal parishes battling the... more »
  • LA House- Require Jindal's Office to Preserve All Oil Related Documents

    June 18, 2010 12:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Without debate, the House has sent Gov. Bobby Jindal legislation that would require him to preserve all documents his office handles regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster. Jindal now has to decide whether to sign or veto the measure. The Jindal administration has gone... more »
  • Lawmakers Could Slow Down Plans to Hire Outside Contractors

    May 20, 2010 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State lawmakers could slow down Gov. Bobby Jindal's plans to hire outside contractors to run some of Louisiana's inpatient psychiatric treatment facilities - if the Senate agrees to a proposal that has won House backing. The House voted 64-27 Thursday for a bill that would... more »
  • Jindal's Nomination For Lt. Governor Advancing

    May 5, 2010 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's nomination to serve as lieutenant governor is advancing in the state Legislature. Jindal chose his natural resources secretary, Scott Angelle, to lead the office left open when Mitch Landrieu became mayor of New Orleans. The nomination must be approved by the state... more »
  • Jindal's Chief Campaign Fundraiser Recovering After Altercation

    April 12, 2010 6:00 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief campaign fundraiser is recovering from injuries she suffered in a Friday night altercation with a group of people in the French Quarter. The governor's office said Monday that Allee Bautsch suffered a broken leg and her boyfriend suffered a concussion and fractured... more »

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