Or, if at first you don't succeed, and you don't succeed on the next 39 tries and you shut down the federal government to no avail, by all means try, try again!
Perhaps blinded by the notion of an alleged $8 million in savings, the Lafayette Parish School Board appears to have since seen the light on how this year’s selection of a group health plan provider has been handled — a process that has raised more questions than answers — and will convene a special meeting Tuesday to consider starting the process from scratch.
Jean-Paul Coussan, a Lafayette attorney and partner at the real estate title company Andrus Boudreaux, has announced his intention to replace popular term-limited state Rep. Joel Robideaux.
U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, deserves an attaboy after demonstrating an increasingly rare trait on Capitol Hill late Wednesday: sanity.
Faced with a long list of problems surrounding its selection of a group health plan provider, the Lafayette Parish School Board instead zeroed in during Wednesday’s meeting on the most minute of the issues to emerge during this year’s selection process.
Democrat Mary Landrieu voted for it, saying important work was halted by what she called "antics by a few in the House." Republican David Vitter said he was against the bill because it "makes no budget reforms and does nothing to address long-term debt."
More than 242,000 poor, uninsured Louisiana residents fall into a health care coverage gap because the state isn't expanding its Medicaid program.
Louisiana's top school board made modest tweaks Wednesday to its regulations governing the state's shift to tougher testing and educational standards, in response to critics who wanted the standards scrapped altogether.
Governor makes good on promise to not re-appoint anyone who supported the lawsuit to the nine-member Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East.