The State Houses – What’s At Stake in 2010

Thirty-nine states will be electing a governor during the 2009-2010 election cycle. Of these, eighteen races will not include an incumbent and four incumbents who will be running were not elected to their current position. The recession and huge budget deficits threaten to undercut the power of incumbency for governors running for reelection.

The Current Line-Up

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Louisiana Guv News

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Louisiana Gubernatorial Headlines

DECEMBER 2013

St. Bernard Parish considers suit against oil and gas companies for coastal damage (The Lens, 12/4/13)
Restrict luxury cars and sports tickets from political campaign expenses, lawmakers are urged (NOLA.com, 12/4/13)
David Vitter emails supporters about possible gubernatorial run (NOLA.com, 12/4/13)
Common Core delay wins BESE approval (NOLA.com, 12/3/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal blasts Obama, Congress on energy policies during Philadelphia appearance (NOLA.com, 12/3/13)
Vitter to decide on Louisiana governor’s race in January (Washington Post, 12/3/13)
Coastal Authority authorizes two lawsuits against Army Corps of Engineers (NOLA.com, 12/3/13)
VIDEO: Sen. David Vitter considers run for La. governor (Fox8 Live, 12/3/13)
AUDIO: The Louisiana Coast: Last call – What’s next? (WWNO, 12/2/13)
Louisiana failed to collect millions in oil and gas taxes (NOLA.com, 12/2/13)
State may sue Army Corps of Engineers over Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet wetlands restoration (NOLA.com, 12/2/13)
Jindal and Rainwater, preoccupied with OGB privatization, missed or chose to ignore obvious CNSI contract red flags (Louisiana Voice, 12/1/13)
Analysis: No plan for shrinking Louisiana’s $12B road backlog (AP, 12/1/13)

NOVEMBER 2013

EDITORIAL: Ethics Board needs to enforce campaign contribution limits (NOLA.com, 11/29/13)
COMMENTARY: Independent committees are way to depoliticize contracts (NOLA.com, 11/29/13)
EDITORIAL: Rejecting Medicaid money is irresponsible (NOLA.com, 11/27/13)
Has state found strategy to hold Corps of Engineers responsible for coastal erosion? (The Lens, 11/26/13)
Jindal nonprofit expands staff (The Advocate, 11/26/13)
COMMENTARY: Complicated back story of lawsuit dispute (The Advocate, 11/26/13)
Louisiana tax amnesty plan reaches goal (The Advocate, 11/26/13)
Oil spill judge ‘deeply disappointed’ in BP (Bloomberg, 11/25/13)
Judge opens door for greater federal scrutiny of Jindal’s voucher program (The New Orleans Advocate, 11/24/13)
Louisiana lawsuits may portend shifting political tide (AP, 11/23/13)
State plans to go after bank accounts, licenses of officials with pending Ethics fines, treasurer says (NOLA.com, 11/22/13)
Jindal aide: State may sue Corps of Engineers (New Orleans Advocate, 11/22/13)
Mary Landrieu approval ratings drop, Bobby Jindal’s rise in latest polling data (NOLA.com, 11/21/13)
Poll: Vitter, Kennedy, Dardenne more popular than Mary Landrieu and Jindal (The Lens, 11/21/13)
Groups push for higher minimum wage (The Advocate, 11/21/13)
Louisiana announces major changes to how students, schools held accountable under Common Core (NOLA.com, 11/21/13)
Barry musters support for wetlands lawsuit, but not with the right audience (The Lens, 11/21/13)
Mr. McAllister goes to Washington, and he is wowed (New York Times, 11/20/13)
Jindal: Don’t focus on 2016 presidential race (The Advocate, i11/20/13)
Jindal criticizes feds’ new school voucher review plan (The Advocate, 11/20/13)
After ally loses key race, political elders say Jindal must focus on Louisiana (The Lens, 11/20/13)
Apparent campaign violations, large expenses should prompt reforms in Louisiana law, some say (NOLA.com, 11/20/13)
COMMENTARY: Justice Dept lawsuit against Louisiana vouchers is pure politics (NOLA.com, 11/19/13)
Proponent of oil and gas lawsuit forms nonprofit, has poll showing broad support (The Lens, 11/19/13)
Bobby Jindal: Pundits, press need to shift attention to 2014 gubernatorial races (NOLA.com, 11/19/13)
Bobby Jindal is right: Republicans aren’t ready to win back the White House. (The Fix, 11/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Local lawsuits more to Jindal’s liking (LaPolitics, 11/18/13)
Jindal levee authority appointee wants lawsuit against oil, pipeline companies suspended (NOLA.com, 11/18/13)
EDITORIAL: Nursing homes give generously to politicians, get a lot in return (NOLA.com, 11/17/13)
Environmental groups create ‘Green Army’ to take on key La. issues (The Advocate, 11/17/13)
Louisiana’s grand bargain? (gambit, 11/17/13)
Analysis: Jindal in shadows of flood rate fight (AP, 11/17/13)
Vouchers must be monitored to ensure school integration, US says (NOLA.com, 11/17/13)
COMMENTARY: Will oil, gas lawsuit keep erosion conversation going? (The Advocate, 11/17/13)
McAllister beats Riser going away (LaPolitics, 11/16/13)
Political newcomer Vance McAllister wins 5th District special election (NOLA.com, 11/16/13)
GOP ‘identity crisis’ apparent in Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District race (NOLA.com, 11/15/13)
Attempts to restrict contributions to Louisiana utility regulators have failed (NOLA.com, 11/14/13)
Parishes have no plans to sue oil, gas companies (Houma Today, 11/14/13)
Louisiana utility regulators got two-thirds of their campaign cash from industries they oversee (NOLA.com, 11/14/13)
Cozy relationship between Louisiana utility regulators, industry questioned in past (NOLA.com, 11/14/13)
Vitter pushes ‘Show Your Exemption’ proposal (The Advocate, 11/14/13)
From Saints tickets to pricey meals, some politicians using campaign cash for luxuries (NOLA.com, 11/13/13)
VIDEO: Political warchests hold plenty of perks (Fox8Live, 11/13/13)
Court ruling questions Jindal budget balancing technique (The Advocate, 11/13/13)
House speaker opens door to tuition changes (IND, 11/12/13)
GOP reaches out to black voters ahead of 2014 US Senate race (NOLA.com, 11/12/13)
Nine Louisiana officials got $370,000 in excess contributions since 2006 election, review shows (NOLA.com, 11/12/13)
VIDEO: Powerful pols caught over the limits? (Fox8Live, 11/12/13)
Ex-flood authority leader picks apart arguments against suing oil interests (The Lens, 11/12/13)
Bobby Jindal in Louisiana for almost 10 months during last year! (Daily Kingfish, 11/12/13)
Common Core sparks delayed uproar (The Advocate, 11/12/13)
Parishes sue oil companies (LaPolitics, 11/12/13)
Obama Administration ignores the facts on Louisiana voucher program (National Review, 11/11/13)
Group delivers 10,000 letters to Gov. Jindal to expand Medicaid (Highbrow Magazine, 11/11/13)
EDITORIAL: Louisiana should make it easier for public to know who gave to candidates (NOLA.com, 11/10/13)
Jindal out of state more than two months this year (AP, 11/9/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana’s campaign finance system is legalized bribery (NOLA.com, 11/9/13)
Louisiana: Vouchers don’t hurt desegregation (Politico, 11/8/13)
VIDEO: Gov. Jindal: Obamacare website just ‘the tip of the iceberg’ (FoxNews, 11/8/13)
Gov. Jindal names issues for President Obama (The Advocate, 11/8/13)
State higher ed commissioner, who has objected to Jindal cuts, finalist for Fla. job (The Lens, 11/8/13)
Jindal answers criticism (The Advocate, 11/7/13)
The Bobby Jindal-RGA-Ken Cuccinelli mess (The Hayride, 11/7/13)
EDITORIAL: Follow the money in Louisiana politics with our ‘Louisiana Purchased’ database (NOLA.com, 11/6/13)
Cuccinelli advisor blames Bobby Jindal, RGA for defeat: ‘They just blew it’ (The Daily Caller, 11/6/13)
Four Common Core questions (LaPolitics, 11/6/13)
Louisiana’s top 400 campaign donors get around legal limits to magnify political influence (NOLA.com, 11/5/13)
EDITORIAL: Jindal cuts leave higher ed bleeding (The News Star, 11/5/13)
Vitter disappointed in state’s response to food stamp imbroglio (The Advocate, 11/5/13)
Louisiana lawmakers say Common Core shift happening too fast (The Town Talk, 11/5/13)
Calvin Fayard’s family, Louisiana’s 7th most generous campaign donors, at center of legal battle (NOLA.com, 11/5/13)
Sen. David Vitter stars in new Citizens United ad alleging special treatment for Congress (NOLA.com, 11/5/13)
Common Core hearing format triggers criticism (The Advocate, 11/4/13)
COMMENTARY: Districts look funny for good reasons (LaPolitics, 11/4/13)
EDITORIAL: Louisiana gives campaign donors too much power, too little oversight (NOLA.com, 11/2/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal’s poverty of compassion (NOLA.com, 11/2/13)
Jindal welcomes Obama visit to New Orleans, renews invitation to visit voucher school (NOLA.com, 11/1/13)

OCTOBER 2013

Vitter wants shoppers stripped of some food stamp benefits because of glitch (The Advocate, 10/31/13)
Vitter: Strip benefits from shoppers who overspent (The Advocate, 10/31/13)
Louisiana grapples with assessing alternative charter schools (New Orleans Advocate, 10/30/13)
Democrats want to contend in North Louisiana in 2014 (NOLA.com, 10/30/13)
Jindal gets involved in Virginia governor race (NOLA.com, 10/30/13)
In school voucher lawsuit, feds say state’s demands unduly heavy, ask for delay (NOLA.com, 10/30/13)
Obama defends health law, blasts governors who ‘won’t lift a finger to help their own people’ (NOLA.com, 10/30/13)
Jindal administration disputes federal watchdog recommendation (The Advocate, 10/30/13)
Jindal to make economic development announcement in St. Tammany (NOLA.com, 10/30/13)
Bobby Jindal touts Louisiana’s education, employment trends in new RGA video (NOLA.com, 10/29/13)
EDITORIAL: Bobby Jindal shows true colors in coastal lawsuit (Shreveport Times, 10/29/13)
Jindal goes to New York (The Advocate, 10/30/13)
State seeks to recoup grant money (The Advocate, 10/30/13)
COMMENTARY: Don’t bet on scholarship reform (The Advocate, 10/30/13)
Jindal counters NOLA.com editorial, slams Obamacare on Fox News (NOLA.com, 10/27/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana’s ‘phantom curriculum’ creates frustration (Monroe News Star, 10/27/13)
COMMENTARY: A breakout and escape from Louisiana’s prison paradigm (NOLA.com, 10/26/13)
Obamacare rollout in Louisiana examined by state commission today (NOLA.com, 10/25/13)
West Bank levee authority unimpressed by study on levee armoring (The Lens, 10/23/13)
Jindal alleges Obama ‘trying to muzzle parents’ in school voucher suit (NOLA.com, 10/23/13)
La. legislative term limits continue to demonstrate value (Between the Lines, 10/22/13)
COMMENTARY: Govt shutdown produced no losers in Louisiana politics (NOLA.com, 10/22/13)
Jindal announces state will spend $2M on former Gov. Mike Foster archives (NOLA.com, 10/22/13)
School voucher enrollment goes up 38% despite lawsuits, budget fight (NOLA.com, 10/21/13)
AP analysis: Pay raises uneven across Louisiana government (AP, 10/21/13)
Term limits have Louisiana politicians searching for new elections (NOLA.com, 10/20/13)
EDITORIAL: Gov. Jindal should take Medicaid money, put people over politics (NOLA.com, 10/20/13)
COMMENTARY: Shutdown politics within La. delegation (New Orleans Advocate, 10/18/13)
3 million pounds of oil found on Louisiana shore 3 years after BP spill (Reuters, 10/18/13)
Jindal says focus on getting nonprofit off the ground (The Advocate, 10/18/13)
Jindal: I don’t know if I will run for president (The Advocate, 10/18/13)
Bobby Jindal stokes rumors of White House run with new nonprofit (NOLA.com, 10/17/13)
East Bank levee authority meets for first time with new Bobby Jindal appointments (NOLA.com, 10/17/13)
After being replaced on levee board, lawsuit proponent announces new effort (The Lens, 10/17/13)
La. construction spending reworked by Jindal (AP, 10/17/13)
State education board approves changes to Common Core (The Advocate, 10/17/13)
Facing replacement on levee board, John Barry pledges more action on coastal loss (The Lens, 10/16/13)
Louisiana budget transparency is sought by legislative panel (NOLA.com, 10/16/13)
Common Core arguments reignite (The Advocate, 10/16/13)
Bobby Jindal forms group to win ‘war of ideas’ (Politico, 10/16/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal appoints new members to the regional levee authority that sued oil companies (NOLA.com, 10/16/13)
Lack of Medicaid expansion leaves 87% of state’s poor adults without coverage, report says (NOLA.com, 10/16/13)
Common Core is here to stay, state education board says (NOLA.com, 10/16/13)
COMMENTARY: Political sideshow plays out around coastal erosion lawsuit (NOLA.com, 10/15/13)
Louisiana Supreme Court to hear argument on whether law barring felons from owning guns is constitutional (NOLA.com, 10/14/13)
State education board member packs BESE agenda with controversial items (NOLA.com, 10/14/13)
OPINION: DC shutdown could not happen here (LaPolitics, 10/12/13)
Inside report: Jindal won’t go to FRC summit (New Orleans Advocate, 10/11/13)
Secret oil company memos on pollution in Louisiana (Harpers, 10/11/13)
Louisiana’s construction budget worries lessen (AP, 10/11/13)
COMMENTARY: Study raises questions about vouchers (New Orleans Advocate, 10/11/13)
OPINION: Study raises questions about vouchers (The Advocate, 10/11/13)
COMMENTARY: Ouster won’t quiet Barry (New Orleans Advocate, 10/11/13)
St. Tammany School Board approves anti-Common Core resolution (NOLA.com, 10/10/13)
As another parish tests positive for amoeba, senator asks Jindal to increase chlorination standards (NOLA.com, 10/9/13)
State has more than $2M budget gap for elections (Business Report, 10/9/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal – Capital Region a big part of Louisiana’s economic success story (NOLA.com, 10/8/13)
Jindal won’t attend Values Voter Summit, spokesman says (NOLA.com, 10/8/13)
Jindal goes to New York (The Advocate, 10/8/13)
Vouchers don’t do much for students (Politico, 10/6/13)
Louisiana at odds with federal benefits rules: Analysis (AP, 10/6/13)
COMMENTARY: The shutdown isn’t bad politics for GOP governors (Washington Post, 10/3/13)
Lawmaker advances run for governor (The Advocate, 10/3/13)
COMMENTARY: Will the Republican revolution make its way to Louisiana? (NOLA.com, 10/3/13)
Louisiana school voucher program improves racial integration in some cases, study says (NOLA.com, 10/2/13)
Mary Landrieu praises Republican education leaders for supporting Common Core (NOLA.com, 10/2/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal: GOP shouldn’t ‘outsource Republican brand to folks in Washington’ (NOLA.com, 10/2/13)
Louisiana educators already digging in to Common Core standards and practices (The Lens, 10/2/13)
Federal shutdown impact on Louisiana (The Advocate, 10/2/13)
State Superintendent John White warns that school reforms movement won’t survive unless it reforms itself (NOLA.com, 10/1/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal struggles over Common Core (NOLA.com, 10/1/13)
Research foundation takes control of LSU hospitals in Monroe, Shreveport (NOLA.com, 10/1/13)
Federal government shutdown has widespread but mostly minor effects across Louisiana (NOLA.com, 10/1/13)
BP trial witnesses, lawyers tussle over characterizing what happened during Gulf oil spill (NOLA.com, 10/1/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal: GOP governors get results despite Washington dysfunction (The Daily Caller, 10/1/13)

SEPTEMBER 2013

Levee authority, Corps of Engineers in standoff over ownership of hurricane protection system (The Lens, 9/30/13)
John Barry not among nominees for Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East seats (NOLA.com, 9/30/13)
Amid flood authority lawsuit against oil companies, nominating committee to meet Monday (NOLA.com, 9/30/13)
Analysis: Jindal stuck in tricky political debate over Common Core national testing standards (AP, 9/29/13)
State retirement system doing well (The Advocate, 9/29/13)
Committee decides not to renominate John Barry to flood authority (The Lens, 9/29/13)
COMMENTARY: Common Core isn’t rotten to the core (NOLA.com, 9/28/13)
Common Core opponents in Louisiana face daunting political battle (NOLA.com, 9/27/13)
COMMENTARY: Don’t allow Gov. Bobby Jindal to  hijack levee authority nominations (NOLA.com, 9/27/13)
Louisiana legislator troubled by state employee pay raises (NOLA.com, 9/27/13)
COMMENTARY: Don’t buy Bobby Jindal’s line on health care or education (NOLA.com, 9/27/13)
In Louisiana, mixed signals on Common Core heightens schools’ anxiety (The Hechinger Report, 9/27/13)
Bobby Jindal expands comments on Common Core (NOLA.com, 9/26/13)
Common Core rollout in Louisiana a ‘train wreck,’ state Democrats say (NOLA.com, 9/26/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal’s point man on coastal restoration shows why lawsuit is needed (The Advocate, 9/26/13)
COMMENTARY: Misunderstanding, misinformation surrounding Common Core (American Press, 9/25/13)
Bobby Jindal, parental control and the new family values (Forbes, 9/25/13)
Tensions rise as Common Core standards advance closer to implementation (NOLA.com, 9/25/13)
EDITORIAL: Louisiana needs to stick with Common Core standards (NOLA.com, 9/25/13)
Louisiana’s higher ed leaders demand funding stability, autonomy (NOLA.com, 9/25/13)
Jindal has concerns about ‘Common Core’ (The Advocate, 9/25/13)
Bobby Jindal weighs in on imminent flood insurance rate hikes (NOLA.com, 9/25/13)
Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards to campaign in St. Tammany Parish next month (NOLA.com, 9/24/13)
Gov. Jindal’s Republican Governors Association is big funding source for GOP candidates (NOLA.com, 9/24/13)
Clock running out on flood authority’s days as a panel immune from political meddling (The Lens, 9/24/13)
Feds, Jindal clash over possible resolution of school vouchers suit (NOLA.com, 9/24/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal could have spent own money on tax plan (New Orleans Advocate, 9/24/13)
VIDEO: Common Core controversy goes Catholic (WWL-TV, 9/24/13)
Unclear  if Bobby Jindal will seek $45M federal grant for early childhood education (AP, 9/24/13)
Rep. Richmond wants to continue investigation into US Attorney’s office (WWL-TV, 9/24/13)
COMMENTARY: A political meltdown in Common Core (New Orleans Advocate, 9/24/13)
Lawsuit seeks Jindal adviser’s correspondences with oil and gas industry (New Orleans Advocate, 9/23/13)
Tax amnesty begins (New Orleans Advocate, 9/23/13)
Jindal has concerns about ‘Common Core’ standards in schools (New Orleans Advocate, 9/23/13)
Metairie lawmaker to file anti-Common Core legislation (NOLA.com, 9/23/13)
COMMENTARY: Voucher lawsuit is a gift to Jinal from Obama (NOLA.com, 9/23/13)
VIDEO: Jindal defends vouchers in ad (The Advocate, 9/22/13)
COMMENTARY: Board sees limits of independence (New Orleans Advocate, 9/22/13)
Louisiana budget needs $200M from tax amnesty: Analysis (AP, 9/22/13)
Government shutdown splits possible 2016 GOP contenders, among them Gov. Bobby Jindal (AP, 9/21/13)
School reviews may get reprieve (The Advocate, 9/21/13)
Cassidy once donated to his rival (The Advocate, 9/20/13)
Jindal, Bush criticize school vouchers challenge (The Advocate, 9/19/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal and Jeb Bush disagree on whether GOP should risk govt shutdown to repeal health law (NOLA.com, 9/18/13)
Jindal, Santorum at bottom of new 2016 New Hampshire polling numbers (NOLA.com, 9/18/13)
Tea party opposition to Common Core could have implications (New Orleans Advocate, 9/18/13)
From improper online posts, scandal grew to mire an US attorney and Justice Dept (NOLA.com, 9/17/13)
Analysis: Fiscal maneuvers complicate Louisiana’s budget problems (The Town Talk, 9/16/13)
Jindal looks to privatize health care programs (New Orleans Advocate, 9/16/13)
Maneuvering for Levee Board seats begins amid lawsuit controversy (New Orleans Advocate, 9/16/13)
‘Old Vitter’ drives them crazy in DC (LaPolitics, 9/16/13)
EDITORIAL: Medicaid expansion could help thousands of uninsured Louisiana residents (NOLA.com, 9/15/13)
Sen. David Vitter’s delaying tactics have some Democrats threatening to bring up his past (NOLA.com, 9/13/13)
On the Hill: How angry did David Vitter make his colleagues? (NOLA.com, 9/13/13)
Who’s gone too far? Sen. David Vitter or the Democratic party? (NOLA.com, 9/13/13)
Levee Board suit supporters are likely to lose seats (The Advocate, 9/13/13)
Political Horizons: Real ID fight gets unreal (New Orleans Advocate, 9/13/13)
Will Democrats haul out hookers in Vitter fight? (Politico, 9/12/13)
State budget cuts gut public education funding (Louisiana Budget Project, 9/12/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal is a man who knows he won’t be president (NOLA.com, 9/12/13)
Bobby Jindal says privatization ofpublic hospitals has expanded services (AP, 9/12/13)
‘Stop insisting they’re free,’ state economists says about development projects (NOLA.com, 9/12/13)
Fiscal analysts: LSU hospital deals $39M short (AP, 9/11/13)
Tax amnesty program sends wrong message to Louisiana taxpayers, state treasurer says (NOLA.com, 9/10/13)
Levee body says suit against energy firms aims to enforce restoration clauses in state, federal permits (NOLA.com, 9/10/13)
Judge lifts stay in Medicaid claims firm case against Jindal administration (NOLA.com, 9/10/13)
VIDEO: Editorial: Dubose – Levee board heads deserve to be reappointed (WWLTV, 9/10/13)
Report says Jindal’s controversial policies, weak messaging, has led to poor showing in the polls (NOLA.com, 9/10/13)
COMMENTARY: Where will LABI’s new leader take business group? (NOLA.com, 9/9/13)
AUDIO: John Barry, on why the Levee Board has sued the oil and gas companies (WWNO, 9/9/13)
COMMENTARY: DOJ being unfair, unjust in school voucher case (Shreveport Times, 9/9/13)
DOJ lawsuit gives Jindal more attention: Analysis (AP, 9/8/13)
Letters protesting Jindal’s Medicaid decision delivered to his office (The Advocate, 9/8/13)
Ex-Jindal aide to head LABI (The Advocate, 9/7/13)
Carrying thousands of signatures, New Orleans pastors urge Bobby Jindal to accept Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion (NOLA.com, 9/6/13)
State seeks delay in Justice Department school vouchers desegregation suit (NOLA.com, 9/5/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal spends too much time cutting class (Monroe News Star, 9/5/13)
State education funding task force won’t seek more money, instead focus on what’s available (NOLA.com, 9/4/13)
BP answers Jindal criticism (The Advocate, 9/2/13)

AUGUST 2013

COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal is wrong to cling to his opposition of the Affordable Care Act (NOLA.com, 8/31/13)
Louisiana health officials launch initiative to change long-term care for elderly, disabled (NOLA.com, 8/30/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal offers a naive solution to America’s history of racial strife (NOLA.com, 8/30/13)
La. Treasurer: Community groups must detail spending (The Advocate, 8/30/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s statements on BP are ‘campaign of lies,’ company says (NOLA.com, 8/29/13)
Louisiana wages stagnant, gap persistent, study says (NOLA.com, 8/29/13)
Louisiana teachers union beefs up arguments in tenure lawsuit (NOLA.com, 8/29/13)
COMMENTARY: School voucher move recalls bad old days of Jim Crow (The New Orleans Advocate, 8/29/13)
Jindal opposes impeaching President Obama (The Advocate, 8/29/13)
Bobby Jindal: Katrina brought us to our knees but didn’t shake our resolve (NOLA.com, 8/29/13)
Feds: Voucher program, integration at odds (The Advocate, 8/29/13)
Louisiana House GOP leader: ‘There is no alliance with the Democrats’ (NOLA.com, 8/29/13)
Jindal’s economy: Grim and grimmer (Forward Now!, 8/29/13)
Jindal budget spokesman leaves administration to join Baton Rouge Area Chamber (NOLA.com, 8/28/13)
Jindal opposes coastal erosion lawsuit due to oil industry contributions, environmental groups say (NOLA.com, 8/28/13)
Gulf restoration council approves initial restoration plan, as Gov. Bobby Jindal urges quick action (NOLA.com, 8/28/13)
Emboldened by legislative success, Fiscal Hawks strengthen ties with Democrats (The Lens, 8/28/13)
Between digs at Bobby Jindal, pollster says Louisiana poised for dramatic policy change (NOLA.com, 8/28/13)
Jindal’s “64-Parish Tour” seen as effort to raise sagging public approval numbers (The Lens, 8/27/13)
AUDIO: Faith groups challenging Louisiana’s high incarceration rate (WWNO, 8/26/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal rejects Obama impeachment talk (Shreveport Times, 8/26/13)
Louisiana’s voucher program is making segregation worse, Justice Dept finds (Think Progress, 8/26/13)
Jindal talks race, Obama impeachment in Sunday media appearances (NOLA.com, 8/26/13)
AUDIO: Jindal’s use of Rainy Day Fund may leave next governor dry (WWNO, 8/25/13)
OPINION: Bobby Jindal: The end of race (Politico, 8/25/13)
COMMENTARY: Transparency for the state’s privatization contracts (The Advocate, 8/25/13)
VIDEO: Jindal: Next civil rights fight is making sure every child has access to quality education (YouTube, 8/25/13)
US government sues to block vouchers in some Louisiana school systems (NOLA.com, 8/24/13)
Jindal administration withdraws request for Obamacare money (The Advocate, 8/23/13)
State officials, flood authority continue their very public spat over oil, gas lawsuit (The Lens, 8/23/13)
Orleans Parish Prison’s new immigration policy endangers community, could cost federal funds, David Vitter says (NOLA.com, 8/22/13)
VIDEO: Tax-related charges only scratch surface for resigned lawmaker (WWLTV, 8/22/13)
Former mayor Ray Nagin’s federal corruption trial delayed (Fox8, 8/22/13)
Levee board, Jindal administration remain at odds over lawsuit after hints of reconciliation (The Lens, 8/22/13)
Jindal administration declines to implement another provision of ‘ObamaCare’ (NOLA.com, 8/22/13)
OPINION: Suing oil and gas interests to save the coast (The Lends, 8/22/13)
Polls show Louisianans disappointed with Jindal, blame Obama for post-Katrina response (NOLA.com, 8/21/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal: State’s Medicaid reform progressing (Shreveport Times, 8/21/13)
Bobby Jindal nosedives in Louisiana (RealClearPolitics, 8/21/13)
State coastal authority votes to demand that East Bank levee authority drop its oil, gas, pipeline lawsuit (NOLA.com, 8/21/13)
Jindal tells Canadian oilmen radical left blocking pipeline (The Advocate, 8/21/13)
Bobby Jindal withdraws request for Obamacare funds (Politico, 8/21/13)
VIDEO: Jindal administration could move against oil, gas lawsuit this week (The Advocate, 8/20/13)
Landrieus lead in Louisiana (Public Policy Polling, 8/20/13)
COMMENTARY: BP puts Louisiana justice on trial (Reuters, 8/20/13)
COMMENTARY: Trying to wash us away (gambit, 8/20/13)
Conservative poll: Hillary Clinton would beat Bobby Jindal in La. presidential race (NOLA.com, 8/20/13)
Teachers union urges action from Jindal on tenure law (NOLA.com, 8/20/13)
COMMENTARY: Rants make mayor sound a bit GOPish (The Advocate, 8/20/13)
Internal poll shows Jindal approval ratings up (NOLA.com, 8/19/13)
Jindal drains economic development fund to subsidize around the state (The Lens, 8/19/13)
Documents describe fees, hiring of private attorneys for coastal loss lawsuit (The Lens, 8/19/13)
Taxpayers paid for developing and marketing tax swap plan (The Advocate, 8/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana’s lost generations (Baton Rouge Business Report, 8/19/13)
COMMENTARY: ‘Diversity’ shouldn’t cut only one way (NOLA.com, 8/17/13)
New Orleans levee authority will consider 45-day pause to coastal erosion lawsuit (NOLA.com, 8/15/13)
Jindal: Obamacare’s ‘Navigator’ program is ripe for disaster (The Hayride, 8/14/13)
Albert Guillory considering US Senate, Louisiana lieutenant gov run (NOLA.com, 8/14/13)

Tax hike? More cuts? Refilling state’s rainy day fund clouds state budget prospects (The Lens, 8/14/13)
National charter school group challenges Louisiana education dept (NOLA.com, 8/13/13)
Jindal administration says special congressional election is not rigged (NOLA.com, 8/13/13)
Democrats not conceding congressional seat (The Advocate, 8/13/13)
Federal sequester limits coastal restoration payouts (The Advocate, 8/13/13)
Speaker Kleckley: Solutions must be found for higher-ed (The Advocate, 8/13/13)
Alexander may run for governor in ’15 (The News Star, 8/13/13)
OPINION: Keep an eye on next week’s jobs data — state’s ‘rebirth’ hangs in the balance (The Lens, 8/13/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana taxpayers deserve answers from NGOs that got public money (NOLA.com, 8/12/13)
Jindal appoints Ronnie Jones to gaming control board (AP, 8/12/13)
Jindal continues state tour (The News Star, 8/12/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal: New Orleans is America’s comeback city (NOLA.com, 8/11/13)
COMMENTARY: Fixating on Landrieu’s Obamacare vote might not be a winning GOP strategy (NOLA.com, 8/10/13)
COMMENTARY: What the levee authority really wants for Louisiana’s coast (NOLA.com, 8/10/13)
VIDEO: Governor Bobby Jindal talks about his support of charter schools (NOLA.com, 8/8/13)
Sharp decline in state tax revenue during Jindal years bucks national trend, the Lens reports (NOLA.com, 8/7/13)
Bobby Jindal’s wife, Supriya, makes Vanity Fair’s list of top 10 best-dressed political wives (NOLA.com, 8/7/13)
Rodney Alexander taking job in Bobby Jindal cabinet (Politico, 8/7/13)
Rodney Alexander to join Jindal administration, departure from Congress will trigger special election (NOLA.com, 8/7/13)
Rodney Alexander will take post in Jindal Administration (Rothenblog, 8/7/13)
COMMENTARY: A lack of candidates in Louisiana is endangering Democrats (NOLA.com, 8/6/13)
Jindal vs. O’Malley on ‘crisis of confidence’ offers 2016 hints (Washington Post, 8/5/13)
Common Core standards: Should Gov. Jindal block or defend? (NOLA.com, 8/5/13)
Bobby Jindal turns up heat on Terry McAuliffe (Politico, 8/4/13)
Jindal defends McDonnell, slams McAuliffe (Washington Post, 8/4/13)
Derailed train in Louisiana carrying highly toxic substances, Jindal says (NOLA.com, 8/4/13)
Bobby Jindal: Terry McAuliffe has ‘disqualified himself’ from Virginia governor’s race (BuzzFeed Politics, 8/4/13)
6 Louisiana cities among nation’s 10 most expensive for health care, report says (NOLA.com, 8/3/13)
McCain criticizes Deepwater deal (The Advocate, 8/2/13)
Jindal spending the weekend in Iowa, Wisconsin (AP, 8/2/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal pressed on Common Core at RedState (AP, 8/2/13)
Two Jindal allies eyed for head of business group, report says (NOLA.com, 8/2/13)
Jindal speech at RedState gathering in New Orleans veers from Common Core to Virginia governor’s race (NOLA.com, 8/2/13)
Jindal, Perry among notable absences at governors meeting (Washington Post, 8/2/13)
Jindal to miss governors meeting to stump for Branstad in Iowa, reports say (Bayou Buzz, 8/1/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal, legislature should back tort reform (The Advertiser, 8/1/13)
Bobby Jindal wants to kill Louisiana’s Big Oil lawsuit (Mother Jones, 8/1/13)
Jindal to stump for Nikki Haley at August fundraiser (AP, 8/1/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal was right before, Medicaid is key to health care for uninsured(NOLA.com, 8/1/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana coastal damage lawsuit long overdue (Shreveport Times, 8/1/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s top coastal official also raises questions about Halliburton plea deal in Gulf oil spill (NOLA.com, 8/1/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal heads to Iowa (Politico, 8/1/13)

JULY 2013

Judge delays lawsuit in Medicaid contract dispute (AP, 7/31/13)
Jindal says new levee system ‘changed the water flow’ and hurricane preparation (NOLA.com, 7/31/13)
Medicaid contractor suit against state delayed for six months (NOLA.com, 7/31/13)
Gay activists worried about Jindal’s stance as push to remove sodomy language from law faces uphill battle (NOLA.com, 7/30/13)
What did Louisiana Gov Bobby Jindal say about Baton Rouge illegal arrests of gay men? (The New Civil Rights Movement, 7/30/13)
Kennedy considering governor run (The Advocate, 7/30/13)
Treasurer wants details on spending (The Advocate, 7/30/13)
COMMENTARY: Lawsuits enrich lawyers, but can one save Louisiana’s coast? (NOLA.com, 7/29/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana politics challenges historic lawsuit against oil companies (NOLA.com, 7/29/13)
COMMENTARY: With levee authority lawsuit, state an’t keep ignoring petroleum-related damage to marshes (NOLA.com, 7/29/13)
Scientists criticize creationism, Louisiana Science Education Act at conference (NOLA.com, 7/29/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana is ignoring the poverty that limits children’s success in school(NOLA.com, 7/28/13)
Gays in Baton Rouge arrested under invalid sodomy law (The Advocate, 7/27/13)
Jindal to be featured at conservative conference in Florida (NOLA.com, 7/26/13)
Bobby Jindal, Scott Walker blast Obamacare in Wall Street Journal op-ed (NOLA.com, 7/26/13)
Anti-abortion group asks Jindal to stop Medicaid payment to Planned Parenthood (AP, 7/26/13)
Group wants Gov. Jindal to stop Medicaid payment to Planned Parenthood (AP, 7/26/13)
Federal judge rails against Louisiana Legislature, says will allow Baton Rouge voting rights case to go to trial (NOLA.com, 7/26/13)
New Orleans, coastal lawmakers outspoken on levee board suit (NOLA.com, 7/25/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal and Walker: Unworkable ObamaCare (Wall Street Journal, 7/25/13)
COMMENTARY: Lawsuit against oil and gas giants is a call to arms for Louisiana (NOLA.com, 7/25/13)
Jindal demands East Bank levee authority drop lawsuit against oil, gas pipelines (NOLA.com, 7/24/13)
La. Dem chair: Gov. Jindal is off base on Medicaid stance (NOLA.com, 7/24/13)
Bobby Jindal ranks last among possible 2016 presidential contenders, says new poll (NOLA.com, 7/24/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal looks past the needy in opposing Medicaid expansion(NOLA.com, 7/24/13)
Gov. Jindal’s ex-counsel draws in state contracts (AP, 7/24/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal: Why I opposed Medicaid expansion (NOLA.com, 7/23/13)
Bobby Jindal polls last among possible 2016 presidential contenders, says new poll (Bayou Buzz, 7/23/13)
Jindal says tax commission, assessors should correct ‘deficiencies’ brought to light in recent audit(NOLA.com, 7/23/13)
Bobby Jindal looks to reverse his political fortune with speech to AFP in Orlando (Sunshine State News, 7/22/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana Democrats are still in denial amid the party-switch parade (The Hayride, 7/22/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana isn’t treating all businesses fairly on taxes (NOLA.com, 7/22/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal run for Senate was just not in the cards (The Advocate, 7/22/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal, legislative games and Vitter watch governor’s race (Bayou Buzz, 7/19/13)
LABI chief: Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tax commission reversed reforms (Shreveport Times, 7/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Property tax reform moving backward not forward (The Hayride, 7/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Voters have the best means of punishing party-switching pols (The Hayride, 7/18/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal traveling again (Shreveport Times, 7/18/13)
Jindal commutes sentence of convicted killer (WWL, 7/16/13)
La. state worker layoffs reach 1,900 (AP, 7/16/13)
COMMENTARY: Session vote signals recoupling of ‘hawks’ to GOP (The Hayride, 7/16/13)
GOP politico: Mann columns give an unfair portrayal of Gov. Jindal (The Hayride, 7/16/13)
Bid for veto session fails (The Advocate, 7/16/13)
Louisiana GOP hopes Mann can stop smear job against Jindal (Bayou Buzz, 7/16/13)
COMMENTARY: We don’t do veto sessions in Louisiana (The Hayride, 7/16/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal doesn’t have a shot at becoming president (NOLA.com, 7/14/13)
Stormy times at the Capitol (The Advertiser, 7/13/13)
Louisiana senators vote to block veto override session (NOLA.com, 7/12/13)
OPINION: Jindal takes heat for vetoes (The Advocate, 7/12/13)
Lawmakers vote against veto session despite uproar (Houma Today, 7/12/13)
Jindal commutes sentence of Angola lifer Shelby Arabie (AP, 7/12/13)
Talking politics on the left (The Advocate, 7/12/13)
Amnesty International wants Jindal to free one of the Angola 3 (The Advocate, 7/12/13)
Super PAC supporting David Vitter draws in more than $750,000 for re-election or gubernatorial bid (AP, 7/11/13)
Louisiana House Appropriations Chairman Jim Fannin switches to GOP (AP, 7/11/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal rallying the GOP (The Advocate, 7/11/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal praises construction of 3 barrier islands, while urging Congress to fund coastal restoration (NOLA.com, 7/11/13)
Disability advocates banking on veto session after meeting with administration officials (NOLA.com, 7/10/13)
Jindal weighs in on immigration (The Advocate, 7/10/13)
Jindal administration draining elderly trust fund (AP, 7/10/13)
The end of Jindalism (Esquire, 7/9/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal on immigration (National Review, 7/9/13)
Though immigrants helped rebuild Louisiana and were exploited, Bobby Jindal criticizes Republicans pushing for legal immigration (Tucson Citizen, 7/9/13)
Bobby Jindal comes out against Senate immigration overhaul (Washington Post, 7/9/13)
Bobby Jindal on immigration debate: Path to real reform ‘is just not that complicated’ (NOLA.com, 7/9/13)
Rick Scott, Bobby Jindal, Phil Bryant call on Obama to end sequestration furloughs (Huff Post Politics, 7/8/13)
Whatever happened to Bobby Jindal? The feud that helped knock the shine off a Republican golden boy (The New Republic, 7/8/13)
Jindal says no to US Senate race in 2014 (AP, 7/8/13)
Jindal going nowhere fast (Political Animal, 7/8/13)
COMMENTARY: For Gov. Jindal, the week begins with some hits, a miss, and a big question mark(NOLA.com, 7/8/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal says he is ‘absolutely not’ running for US Senate (NOLA.com, 7/8/13)
COMMENTARY: Where is state voucher money actually going? (NOLA.com, 7/7/13)
Bobby Jindal lets his state starve but freaks when federal funds for religious group are revoked(Addicting Info, 7/7/13)
$677M in Louisiana capital projects competing for $350M in funding (The Town Talk, 7/6/13)
COMMENTARY: Political horizons: Jindal takes on GOP future (The Advocate, 7/6/13)
Ag commissioner decides against running for governor (The Advocate, 7/5/13)
On the Hill: Vitter vs. Jindal; Vitter and Fleming: References to God no reason to cut funding(NOLA.com, 7/5/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal rallying the GOP (The Advocate, 7/4/13)
COMMENTARY: Legislators let the governor finish their work (NOLA.com, 7/2/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s communications director expands his role (AP, 7/2/13)
Louisiana’s employment performance more mixed than Jindal portrays (The Lens, 7/2/13)
Veto override session unlikely due to opposition from House, Senate leadership (NOLA.com, 7/2/13)
COMMENTARY: Who leads Louisiana Republicans? (NOLA.com, 7/1/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal veto pen still a powerful weapon (The Advocate, 7/1/13)
COMMENTARY: So now that Strain is out, does that mean Vitter is in for 2015? (The Hayride, 7/1/13)
Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain won’t run for governor, report says (NOLA.com, 7/1/13)

JUNE 2013

Gun background check supporters hold rally in New Orleans (NOLA.com, 6/29/13)
Advocates for disabled press for veto session (AP, 6/29/13)
Louisiana Supreme Court rules Jindal pension plan unconstitutional (NOLA.com, 6/28/13)
Democrats call for veto session (The Advocate, 6/28/13)
EDITORIAL: Jindal continues to cut arts funding (American Press, 6/28/13)
Louisiana Senate president doesn’t want a veto override session (NOLA.com, 6/28/13)
COMMENTARY: Govt sanctioning of intolerance makes Louisiana an unwelcome place to do business (NOLA.com, 6/28/13)
Jindal has ‘no interest’ in challenging Mary Landrieu for Senate seat, adviser says (NOLA.com, 6/27/13)
Bobby Jindal signs construction budget in final act of 2013 session (AP, 6/27/13)
Jindal tobacco plan hits stumbling block (The Advocate, 6/27/13)
COMMENTARY: Let Jindal be Jindal (National Review, 6/26/13)
Gov. Jindal fires back on budget veto criticism (The Advocate, 6/26/13)
Jindal for Senate? Not likely (National Journal, 6/26/13)
After Supreme Court rulings, Louisiana same-sex marriage ban remains (NOLA.com, 6/26/13)
COMMENTARY: Louisiana Legislature fell short on criminal justice reform in 2013 session(NOLA.com, 6/26/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal defends line-item vetoes, says no cuts made to disabled programs (NOLA.com, 6/25/13)
COMMENTARY: Why Gov. Jindal needs to run against Sen. Landrieu (NOLA.com, 6/25/13)
Gov. Jindal budget cuts for next fiscal year focus on higher education and health services (AP, 6/25/13)
Jindal veto hinders plans for redesign of convention center corridor in New Orleans (NOLA.com, 6/24/13)
LA Gov. Bobby Jindal issues budget cuts for 2013-14 fiscal year (AP, 6/24/13)
New Orleans lawmakers angry about Jindal vetoes, want override session (NOLA.com, 6/24/13)
COMMENTARY: Bills signed by Gov. Jindal a mixed bag thus far (NOLA.com, 6/22/13)
Jindal signs gun bills (The Advocate, 6/20/13)
VIDEO: Governor Jindal signs gun laws in West Monroe (KNOE, 6/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal seems torn between the future and now (NOLA.com, 6/19/13)
Bobby Jindal signs 6 gun bills into law (NOLA.com, 6/19/13)
Bobby Jindal signs into law pay raises for judges, assessors (NOLA.com, 6/19/13)
What ‘dumbed-down conservatism’ looks like (The Maddow Blog, 6/18/13)
An ‘elite’? How dare you, sir (gambit, 6/18/13)
Jindal on tour (The Advocate, 6/18/13)
Bobby Jindal tells ‘bedwetting’ GOP to man up (NOLA.com, 6/18/13)
Jindal on GOP: ‘It’s time to stop the bedwetting’ (the gambit, 6/18/13)
Coming to a parish near you: Gov. Bobby Jindal (The Daily Comet, 6/18/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal is confused about Tom Friedman and economics (The Atlantic,6/18/13)
Bobby Jindal has had enough of all the self-reflection Bobby Jindal demanded from the GOP (Huff Post Politics, 6/18/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal is the Republican Party’s problem (Washington Post, 6/18/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal: GOP needs action, not navel-gazing (Politico, 6/18/13)
Jindal launches statewide tour, plans to sign community colleges construction bill (NOLA.com, 6/17/13)
Legislators take on Jindal administration during turbulent session (NOLA.com, 6/6/13)
Anti-federal-gun-control bills dead in Louisiana Legislature (NOLA.com, 6/5/13)

MAY 2013

Bobby Jindal: IRS officials deserve prison time (Politico, 5/18/13)
Louisiana senators reject repeal of Science Education Act (AP, 5/1/13)

APRIL 2013

Jindal to visit New Hampshire, stoking 2016 speculation (CNN, 4/11/13)
What happened to Bobby Jindal? (Washington Post, 4/9/13)
Jindal gives up on tax sweep plan in speech to lawmakers, calls on Legislature for alternative plan to eliminate income tax (The Times-Picayune, 4/8/13)
House Democrats say Jindal bowed to ‘political reality’ in shelving tax plan (The Times-Picayune,4/8/13)
Gun control opponents, lawmakers rally on Louisiana Capitol steps (The Times-Picayune, 4/8/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal parks his tax plan, give legislators the wheel (The Times-Picayune,4/8/13)
Taxes, education and budget will be highlights of crucial session for Gov. Bobby Jindal (The Times-Picayune, 4/5/13)
Behind Jindal’s tax plan, an old debate that still rages (The Times-Picayune, 4/5/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal pushes his tax plan to north shore business leaders (The Times-Picayune, 4/4/13)
EDITORIAL: More reasons for Louisiana to expand Medicaid (The Times-Picayune, 4/3/13)
Gov. Jindal being watched like a hawk on taxing and spending plans (The Times-Picayune, 4/3/13)
Nearly half of Louisianans give Jindal a failing grade in new poll (The Times-Picayune, 4/2/13)
Cassidy challenging Landrieu (Roll Call, 4/2/13)
Gov. Jindal’s tax plan is alive — is that a good thing or bad? (The Times-Picayune, 4/2/13)
Fiscal hawks seek injunction against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget (The Times-Picayune, 4/1/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tax plan not ‘dead on arrival,’ House Ways and Means chairman says (The Times-Picayune, 4/1/13)

MARCH 2013

COMMENTARY: Jindal’s snake oil proposal goes flat (The Daily Star, 3/29/13)
Facing criticism from all sides, passage of Jindal’s tax plan in doubt (The Times-Picayune, 3/29/13)
COMMENTARY: New session, same old issues ahead for Louisiana legislature (Shreveport Times,3/29/13)
EDITORIAL: Let it go, governor (Hammond Daily Star, 3/29/13)
Regents board members meet with Jindal (The Advocate, 3/29/13)
Jindal’s tax-swap plan increases sales tax to 6.25% (The Town Talk, 3/28/13)
Jindal’s tax swap proposal has jumped to a 6.25% state sales tax (The Times-Picayune, 3/28/13)
Jindal proposes letter grades, new accountability standards for public pre-K programs (The Times-Picayune, 3/28/13)
Fiscal hawk goes Jindal one better on tax exemptions: Cancel all of them (The Lens, 3/28/13)
COMMENTARY: Minorities need not apply? Bobby Jindal’s diversity problem(IND Monthly, 3/28/13)
Jindal pitches tax plan to West Bank audience (The Times-Picayune, 3/28/13)
Business groups clash on Jindal’s tax plan (The Daily World, 3/28/13)
Oil lobby backs Jindal tax plan, business leaning against (Daily Comet, 3/27/13)
Treasurer suggests tax overhaul be voted on in statewide election (The Advocate, 3/27/13)
Jindal tax plan numbers contested (The Advocate, 3/27/13)
EDITORIAL: Jindal tax reform proposal taking a beating (American Press, 3/27/13)
Ministers: Math behind Jindal tax plan flawed (The Advocate, 3/27/13)
The Beacon Hill study boosts Jindal’s tax plan, but he’s got to make some changes (The Hayride, 3/27/13)
Oil and gas association announces agreement on cuts to severance tax exemptions (The Times-Picayune, 3/27/13)
Jindal administration begins renewed push for education overhaul, starting with teacher tenure(The Times-Picayune, 3/27/13)
Interest in voucher schools remains high despite court challenge (The Times-Picayune, 3/27/13)
Jindal plan estimated to boost total business tax costs (AP, 3/27/13)
Lawmakers to Jindal: What’s up with Medicaid money? (AP, 3/27/13)
Bobby Jindal’s tax game (IND Weekly, 3/26/13)
Vitter’s efforts in the Senate outlast the shadow of his scandal (Washington Post, 3/25/13)
OPINION: Gov. Bobby Jindal’s ‘tax swap’ plan carries risks (The Advertiser, 3/25/13)
Lawmakers say Jindal trying to oust college leader (AP, 3/25/13)
COMMENTARY: There’s another way to go about an income tax repeal (The Hayride, 3/25/13)
VIDEO: Jindal to speak on tax plan, legislative agenda at upcoming local meetings (WWL-TV, 3/25/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal peers into the political sinkhole (The Times-Picayune, 3/25/13)
COMMENTARY: How fundamental is the right to gun ownership in Louisiana? (The Times-Picayune, 3/25/13)
Louisiana voters should choose education superintendent, bill author says (The Times-Picayune,3/25/13)
OPINION: Gov. Jindal’s tax plan could hurt the poor (Daily World, 3/24/13)
Statewide coalition addresses current Louisiana topics at citizen’s affairs conference (The Times-Picayune, 3/23/13)
Playing Bobby Jindal’s game (gambit, 3/23/13)
If everyone wins, as Jindal claims, his tax plan math is bogus (The Lens, 3/22/13)
Edwin Edwards rips Bobby Jindal’s tax swap proposal (Shreveport Times, 3/21/13)
PAR: Jindal plan $650M short of ‘revenue neutral’ (AP, 3/21/13)
Jindal administration cancels Medicaid contract that is subject of federal grand jury subpoena (AP, 3/21/13)
Louisiana clergy deliver concerns about tax overhaul to Gov. Jindal (The Advocate, 3/20/13)
Disproportionate burden: Pastors across the state say Jindal’s tax plan would harm the poor (Dig Baton Rouge, 3/20/13)
Immigration hawks turn their lonely eyes to Bobby Jindal (The Weekly Standard, 3/20/13)
EDITORIAL: State budget a real balancing act (L’Observateur, 3/20/13)
Dardenne expects to run for governor (The Advocate, 3/20/13)
Jindal plan cuts tax exemptions for fishermen, offshore boats (Daily Comet, 3/20/13)
Lawmakers delve into specifics of Gov. Bobby Jindal tax plan (Shreveport Times, 3/20/13)
Paul Ryan wants to cut income taxes. Bobby Jindal wants to kill them dead. (Washington Post,3/20/13)
Big business pays more in Jindal tax plan (The Advertiser, 3/19/13)
Jindal’s 47 percent solution (gambit, 3/19/13)
Jindal team says bigger businesses would prop up proposed tax swap (The Town Talk, 3/19/13)
Support for Jindal tax plan growing (Tri-Parish Times, 3/19/13)
VIDEO: Jindal tax plan doesn’t look good for businesses (WWLTV, 3/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal can’t let the demagogues kill tax reform (The Hayride, 3/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal is coming for you (Hammond Star, 3/19/13)
COMMENTARY: Three cheers for Gov. Bobby Jindal’s plan to abolish the income tax(RealClearPolitics, 3/18/13)
Coalition of La. clergy opposes Jindal tax proposal (Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, 3/18/13)

Jindal tax plan would shift burden to businesses, administration aide says (The Times-Picayune,3/18/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Jindal faces tough audience on taxes (IND Monthly, 3/18/13)
VIDEO: Bobby Jindal uninjured after being involved in car accident (Huffington Post, 3/18/13)
Jindal unharmed in weekend traffic accident (The Hill, 3/18/13)
EDITORIAL: Filling in the details on the tax swap plan (The Times-Picayune, 3/17/13)
Politico names Bobby Jindal one of the losers at CPAC (Politico, 3/17/13)
Jindal ties Palin for 8th place in CPAC straw poll (The Times-Picayune, 3/16/13)
Jindal urges conservatives to focus on growth (The Town Talk, 3/16/13)
VIDEO: Bobby Jindal speaks at CPAC (gambit, 3/15/13)
Jindal’s enthusiastic embrace of anti-populism (The Maddow Blog, 3/15/13)
Jindal chides GOP’s ‘obsession with zeroes’ in budget battles (CNN, 3/15/13)
Jindal: GOP needs to avoid ‘austerity’ label (Washington Post, 3/15/13)
Bobby Jindal continues to push GOP toward new direction at conservative meeting (The Times-Picayune, 3/15/13)
Bobby Jindal will call special legislative session if education overhaul ruled unconstitutional (The Times-Picayune, 3/15/13)
Constitutional amendment needed to direct oil spill funds to coastal restoration programs, lawmaker says (The Times-Picayune, 3/15/13)
Jindal draws subtle contrast with Paul Ryan at CPAC (Washington Examiner, 3/15/13)
Jindal tax plan unveiled to legislators (The Times-Picayune, 3/14/13)
Gov. Jindal: ‘Tax reform is my top priority this session’ (NBC33TV, 3/14/13)
Jindal details plan to end state’s income tax (Reuters, 3/14/13)
Jindal tax plan would set state sales tax rate at 5.88% (The Times-Picayune, 3/14/13)
Louisiana education bills seek to shift school control to local level (The Times-Picayune, 3/14/13)
Emergency management directors lash out against state cuts to hurricane preparedness grants (The Times-Picayune, 3/14/13)
Administration, tax professionals spar over impact of Medicaid expansion on Louisiana business (The Times-Picayune, 3/14/13)
Jindal administration doesn’t say yes or no to Arkansas-type Medicaid deal for Louisiana (The Times-Picayune, 3/14/13)
Read Bobby Jindal’s Gridiron Dinner speech (The Fix, 3/11/13)
Gridiron shows: Bobby Jindal and Stacy Head (gambit, 3/11/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal big hit at Gridiron Club dinner (Chicago Sun-Times, 3/10/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal’s teacher tenure and evaluation reforms ruled unconstitutional (The Times-Picayune, 3/4/13)

FEBRUARY 2013

Jindal pitches Obamacare delay (Politico, 2/24/13)
Jindal: GOP has ‘fallen into a trap of believing the world revolves around Washington’ (TPM, 2/18/13)
Bobby Jindal is governing like it’s 2016 (Politico, 2/17/13)
Bobby Jindal’s make-or-break moment (Washington Post, 2/14/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal says tax proposal is not yet a finalized plan (The Times-Picayune, 2/14/13)
Jindal approval rating sees ‘massive downward shift’ since 2010, according to new poll (The Times-Picayune, 2/13/13)
Louisiana tax overhaul mirrors ALEC policies, will hurt low and middle-income households: CBPP(The Times Picayune, 2/13/13)
Governor takes the heat on health care (LaPolitics.com, 2/11/13)
Jindal, Va. governor tout education changes (The Advocate, 2/9/13)
Bobby Jindal’s approval rating dips below 50% in new poll (The Times-Picayune, 2/8/13)
Bobby Jindal holding firm on rejection of Medicaid expansion despite other governors’ change of heart (The Times Picayune, 2/6/13)
Bobby Jindal to speak at Missouri GOP Lincoln Days in St. Louis (St. Louis Beacon, 2/6/13)
Trump” ‘Stupid’ for Jindal to warn GOP to ’stop being the stupid party’ (The Hill, 2/4/13)
VIDEO: Jindal: 2016 presidential aspirants need ‘head examined’ (The Hill, 2/4/13)
OPINION: Jindal switch on cigarettes (The Advocate, 2/2/13)
Jindal taps former NRSC staffer as deputy communications director (The Times-Picayune, 2/1/13)

JANUARY 2013

Jindal chosen GOP speaker at big Washington dinner (The Times-Picayune, 1/31/13)
Louisiana running out of money for construction, officials say (AP, 1/31/13)
COMMENTARY: Tax plan will boost Jindal (Daily Comet, 1/29/13)
Bad news for Jindal: Florida, Texas rely heavily on property and biz taxes (The Lens, 1/29/13)
COMMENTARY: Proposal is worth considering (Daily Comet, 1/29/13)
Court overturns Jindal achievements (Tri-Parish Times, 1/29/13)
Lawmakers in dark over Jindal tax plan (The Advertiser, 1/28/13)
Jindal tax plan prompts discussion (The Advocate, 1/28/13)
A salute to Governor Jindal (National Review, 1/28/13)
Jindal seeks income – sales tax swap but is there a better option? (Louisiana Weekly, 1/28/13)
OPINION: Bobby Jindal: Let’s meet on Medicaid, Mr. President (Washington Post, 1/28/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal’s message is that DC is no place for the GOP (Times Picayune,1/28/13)
COMMENTARY: Djindal unchained (Huffington Post, 1/28/13)
COMMENTARY: Jindal, courage is not enough (CNN, 1/26/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal and the conservative compass (The Times-Picayune, 1/26/13)
Louisiana vigil protests Medicaid hospice cut (Sun Herald, 1/26/13)
COMMENTARY: Populism, Republican style (New York Times, 1/26/13)
Bobby Jindal, GOP leaders aim to rebrand the Republican Party (US News, 1/25/13)
OPINION: Consider growth, stability in discussion about Louisiana tax code (The Town Talk,1/25/13)
Jindal administration, union both will argue for a new trial on constitutionality of teacher law (The Times-Picayune, 1/25/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal: Aside from principles, GOP ‘might need to change just about everything’(Mediaite, 1/25/13)
COMMENTARY: The shame that is Bobby Jindal (Salon, 1/25/13)
Can Bobby Jindal rescue the GOP? (The Week, 1/25/13)
LA Gov. Bobby Jindal tells GOP: ‘Stop being the stupid party.’ (NY Daily News, 1/25/13)
Jindal: GOP must stop being ’stupid party’ (AP, 1/24/13)
Bobby Jindal speaking truth to GOP power (The Fix, 1/24/13)
Governor’s income tax plan likely to dominate session (Daily Comet, 1/21/13)
Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, charged with taking bribes while in office (The Times-Picayune, 1/18/13)
COMMENTARY: Ray Nagin indictment suggests he had all of us fooled (The Times-Picayune,1/18/13)
Ray Nagin indictment: A breakdown of the alleged payments to him, and what he allegedly did for those who provided them (The Times-Picayune, 1/18/13)
New state BESE members hail from Jindal’s circle, Xavier University (The Times-Picayune, 1/18/13)
Louisiana ended last fiscal year with $113 million surplus (The Times-Picayune, 1/18/13)
Bobby Jindal’s chief lawyer resigns after three months on the job (The Times-Picayune, 1/18/13)
COMMENTARY: Bobby Jindal seeks rich state status (RealClearPolitics, 1/18/13)
Louisiana talks charging more tax per pack (The Advocate, 1/17/13)
COMMENTARY: Gov. Bobby Jindal is not alone in new state tax ideas (The Times-Picayune,1/17/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal considering elimination of taxes on oil and gas extraction (The Daily Caller,1/15/13)
Rove sees real potential in Jindal presidential bid (The Advocate, 1/15/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to eliminate state income tax (AL.com, 1/11/13)
Judge approves New Orleans police decree (Washington Post, 1/11/13)
Cutting income tax is the easy part; filling the gap is trickier (The Lens, 1/11/13)
Committees to review school safety (The Advocate, 1/6/13)
State will no longer pay for hospice care (Houma Today, 1/6/13)
Gov. Bobby Jindal creates school violence study group in wake of Newtown killings (The Times-Picayune, 1/4/13)
State budget cuts hit domestic violence programs (AP, 1/4/13)
LA Politics: Landrieu starts election cycle with staff shuffle; legislator may be joining administration(Greater Baton Rouge Business Report, 1/4/13)
School voucher case moves to Louisiana Supreme Court (The Times-Picayune, 1/4/13)
Former Gov. Buddy Roemer advocates natural resource tax, more independent Legislature (The Times-Picayune, 1/4/13)
COMMENTARY: Unfinished political business for Bobby Jindal in 2013 (Livingston Parish News,1/3/13)
COMMENTARY: Year ahead is filled with unfinished business for Louisiana (The Times-Picayune,1/2/13)

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