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  • Income tax repeal hits roadblock in La. House

    June 17, 2011 5:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal to repeal the state's personal income tax stalled Thursday after a majority of lawmakers in the House of Representatives backed studying how to make up the multibillion-dollar loss of revenue rather than removing the tax outright. The House voted 57-35 for a change... more »
  • Bill would repeal La.'s 'Science Education Act'

    May 26, 2011 5:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Senate panel is considering a proposal to repeal a Louisiana law that allows public school science teachers to use supplemental materials in their classrooms beyond state-approved textbooks. More than 40 Nobel Prize-winning scientists are urging the repeal of the Louisiana Science Education Act, saying... more »
  • Protest Rally Planned to Push Science Law Repeal

    April 28, 2011 6:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge high school senior is planning a protest to push for repeal of the Louisiana Science Education Act, which critics say can be used to promote creationism in schools. The rally, organized by student Zack Kopplin, is scheduled for today on the Capitol... more »
  • Vitter Vows to Support 'Obamacare' Repeal

    November 3, 2010 6:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - His main opponent was a Democrat named Charlie Melancon but Republican Sen. David Vitter campaigned just as strongly against President Barack Obama. And, as it did for Republicans around the nation who gained control of the House and bolstered their numbers in the Senate, it worked.... more »
  • Effort to Repeal Law Banning Gays in the Military Blocked

    September 21, 2010 3:17 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans have blocked an effort to repeal the law banning gays from serving openly in the military. The partisan vote was a defeat for gay rights groups who saw the provision in a defense authorization bill as their last chance any time soon to overturn the... more »
  • 2 Oil Workers Widows Asking Congress To Repeal Old Law

    June 7, 2010 1:51 PM

    CHALMETTE, La. (AP) - The widows of two workers killed in the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion are calling on Congress to repeal a 90-year-old law that limits the amount of money survivors can recover in the deaths of family members. Natalie Roshto of Liberty, Miss., and Courtney Kemp... more »
  • Lafayette Town Hall: City Parish Charter Vote

    February 22, 2010 9:52 AM

    Tonight, February 22, 2010, City Parish Councilman Keith Patin is hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss the upcoming vote on the possible repeal of the Lafayette Consolidated Government charter. Attendance is encouraged as the council is scheduled to vote on March 9, 2010. Patin has invited Bruce Conque with... more »

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