‘The bells of liberty are surely ringing throughout Florida today,’ said Representative Heather Dawes Fitzenhagen, a Fort Myers Republican who sponsored the bill lifting permit requirements for concealed weapons in an emergency declared by the governor or local authorities.
State Rep. Brett Geymann, R-Lake Charles, said the governor’s budget is littered with accounting tricks to make the numbers work. He said legislators are not going to back taking $50 million from New Orleans’ Morial Convention Center or shuffling around coastal funding.
The Endorsement Game | ClickJefferson.com – Former Kenner mayoral candidate Walt Bennetti offers an inside look at the process candidates go through to win endorsements from publications and political groups (who only seem to be active during elections season).
National Schools | The Washington Post – Only two Louisiana schools— LSU Laboratory High School in Baton Rouge and Benjamin Franklin High in New Orleans— make this list which compiled the nation’s 1900 “most challenging” high schools: The ratings are based on the number of college-level tests administered at a school. By comparison, there are sixteen schools from Kentucky on the list.
According to Ride New Orleans, 20 regional buses carrying 5,000-7,000 riders each day stop in the CBD Transit Hub every day. The group will set up 200 chairs on Elk Avenue between Tulane and Canal, and the chairs will include “slogans inviting riders to make themselves comfortable while they wait.” The goal of the demonstration is to show riders that more comfortable transit conditions are within reach.
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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