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BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments and/or reappointments to various state boards— Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, the Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board, the Louisiana Physical Therapy Board, the Louisiana State Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition and the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.

 The Governor’s office has provided the below information describing the appointments and/or reappointments: 

Louisiana LegislatureWith only roughly two weeks to go in the Louisiana legislative session 2011 and with the $1.6B. budget shortfall solutions still very much in doubt, below is quick recap provided by Melissa Sellers, Communication Director for Governor Bobby Jindal regarding  his package bills (in the “2011 Legislative Agenda to Keep Louisiana Growing”) made today in the legislative session:

Governor Package Bills Gaining Approval on the House Floor Today:

HB 143 by Rep. Lorusso – Provides 32 death benefits for the families of Louisiana National Guardsmen who have lost their lives and two disability benefits of Guardsmen who have been injured since September 11, 2001.

  • Approved by the LA House of Representatives today.

Stephen SabludowskyIn the middle of a Louisiana legislative session focused upon fiscal matters such as fixing a budget shortfall hovering over 1.6 billion dollars, comes an issue that will likely spawn a considerable amount of debate—bullying in school versus gay and lesbian protections.

Bullying takes place in schools.  It is not limited to victims who happen to possess a certain orientation.

 

Bobby JindalJindal has some recent defeats which is questioning his agenda and which makes it difficult as he approaches the pending budget and natural disaster crises. 

What is left of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s legislative agenda? 

Well, let’s see. 

 

Stephen Sabludowsky Right in the middle of another natural disaster, a legislative revolt, a budget crunch and an upcoming election, Bobby Jindal is facing hurricane season in his final year in what most people are claiming to be his first of two terms in office as Governor.
 

Give the Louisiana GOP, Roger Villere, Governor Bobby Jindal and former Congressman Bob Livingston credit for killing the cigarette tax this session.

Stephen SabludowskyWill Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal face an opponent this fall when he runs for re-election? 

With today’s announcement that CarolineFayardis now moving towards running for the Secretary of State spot, the possibilities of a competitive gubernatorial election appears even more remote.
 

Stephen SabludowskyLouisiana House Speaker Jim Tucker is at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal’s budget proposal.

He does not like the idea to sell state prisons or the group benefit program.
 

Thank you Donald Trump. 

For months the drum has been beating over the birther issue but only after you got involved in the process did President Obama release the long form of the birth certificate.  For many, your presence gave birth to even more questions about the President’s history and legitimacy.

Stephen Sabludowsky--Bayoubuzz PublisherDear Diary:

 

On day one at the Louisiana regular session, the Louisiana House and Senate huddled together in the lower chamber to listen to Governor Jindal’s opening day speech.

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