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  • Bus system revamp runs into hurdles in Baton Rouge

    April 26, 2014 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Transit authorities in Baton Rouge say new bus hubs that allowed system managers to create more direct routes for riders and shorten wait times for buses may have to be reconfigured after problems emerged. The Advocate reports that just weeks into the system-wide route changes,... more »
  • Revamp of New Orleans PD comprehensive, expensive

    July 25, 2012 8:00 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A court-backed plan to excise corruption, discrimination and a frequent use of deadly force from the long-troubled New Orleans Police Department will last at least four years and likely cost the financially strapped city $11 million annually. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the plan Tuesday. Holder... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Revamp pension plans for new teachers received final passage

    June 21, 2010 11:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A proposal to revamp the statewide retirement programs for new hires, particularly rewriting the pension plans for new teachers, received final passage with a 93-3 House vote Sunday. The measure (House Bill 1337) by Rep. Joel Robideaux, I-Lafayette, would restructure the programs for new employees... more »

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