Joe Harrison

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First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

House refuses to limit scholarships

A bid to put restrictions on how lawmakers can dole out their Tulane University scholarships has been rejected by the Louisiana House.Rep. Harold Ritchie, a Democrat from Bogalusa, sought to prohibit lawmakers from giving scholarships to students whose ... [Published Daily Comet - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Contracts would be cut

The House voted 98-0 Wednesday to force a 10 percent cut on state agencies’ spending on consulting and professional services contracts, but the bill faces an iffy future in the Senate.Rep. Dee Richard, a Thibodaux independent, has tried a similar bill ... [Published Houma Today - 7 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

If children could vote

If kids could vote, would that be better or worse for democracy under adults? We don’t know the answer to that question, but we do know one thing: If kids could vote, the Legislature would not be in the process of abolishing the Department of Children ... [Published The Advocate - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Settlement offered over N. Green River Rd.

VANDERBURGH CO., IN (WFIE) -A settlement has been offered in a lawsuit filed by Vanderburgh County Commissioners over the construction of North Green River Road.The good news is officials tell us if they accept the settlement that is in the works, the ... [Published 14 WFIE - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Elected schools superintendent bill fails to pass House: Snapshot

The office, held by John White, has been an appointed position since the 1980s. Several people who are active in the movement to repeal the state's Common Core academic standards want the Louisiana superintendent to be an elected position. They are upset ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Bill to require elected state superintendent of education crushed

Without debate, the state House on Wednesday rejected a proposal to require the election of the state superintendent of education.The vote was 40 in favor and 56 opposed.State Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napelonville and sponsor of the measure, was the lone ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Bill to require elected state superintendent of education crushed

Without debate, the state House on Wednesday rejected a proposal to require the election of the state superintendent of education.The vote was 40 in favor and 56 opposed.State Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napelonville and sponsor of the measure, was the lone ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

NRA license plate backed

BATON ROUGE - The House voted 87-0 Tuesday to create a specialty Louisiana license plate for people who support the National Rifle Association.The bill (House Bill 1112) by Rep. Sherman Mack, R-Livingston, heads next to the Senate for consideration.Here’s ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Capitol Views: Legislature returns from recess

After a four-day recess, both chambers of the Legislature will convene later this afternoon to pick up right where they left off. The House is scheduled to take up legislation that would make the state education superintendent an elected position, but ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Local bills await action

Sen. Norby Chabert (right) argues for his bill to reorganize DOTD in Senate Transportation.BATON ROUGE — At the halfway point in the legislative session, lawmakers representing Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes are pushing their bills to be vetted before ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

State legislators cautious on marijuana reform

7 minutes 57 seconds ago byBATON ROUGE, La. -- While public support for marijuana legalization has swelled - a poll released last September by the American Civil Liberties Union found over half of Louisiana voters in support of legalizing and taxing ... [Published KATC 3 - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

State legislators cautious on pot reform

The Legislature is preparing to vote on a number of bills that would change how marijuana is classified under Louisiana law.While public support for marijuana legalization has swelled — a poll released last September by the American Civil Liberties Union ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 19 2014]

Quotes

"I still don't understand how Colorado can be going against something that the federal government said is illegal," Harrison said. "the feds are supposed to be the lead on this. once the fda approves marijuana for medical use, then i will take a looklook at it."

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House refuses to limit scholarships [Published Daily Comet - 6 hours ago]
Contracts would be cut [Published Houma Today - 7 hours ago]
If children could vote [Published The Advocate - 17 hours ago]
Settlement offered over N. Green River Rd. [Published 14 WFIE - 22 hours ago]
Bill to require elected state superintendent of... [Published Bayou Buzz - 22 hours ago]
Elected schools superintendent bill fails to pa... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 22 hours ago]
Bill to require elected state superintendent of... [Published The Advocate - Apr 23 2014]
NRA license plate backed [Published Houma Today - Apr 23 2014]
Companies propose settlement to end county laws... [Published Evansville Courier - Apr 23 2014]
The Trentonian announces Battle of the Ward Deb... [Published Trentonian.com - Apr 23 2014]
Local rep shattering state's shibboleths [Published Tri-Parish Times - Apr 22 2014]
Capitol Views: Legislature returns from recess [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Apr 21 2014]
Local bills await action [Published Houma Today - Apr 21 2014]
State legislators cautious on marijuana reform [Published KATC 3 - Apr 20 2014]
Cities weigh regulating e-cigarettes [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Apr 20 2014]
State legislators cautious on pot reform [Published Houma Today - Apr 19 2014]
The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 16 2014]
Louisiana House retains ban on oral sex, straig... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Apr 16 2014]
No ‘speed traps' in state [Published Houma Today - Apr 16 2014]
House backs bill to create state agency for sen... [Published The Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
Capitol Views: Debate begins on controversial b... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Apr 14 2014]
Overheard in the Legislature: Best quotes from ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 11 2014]
Bill alters prison sentences [Published Houma Today - Apr 11 2014]
Gifts to teachers debated [Published Houma Today - Apr 11 2014]
Monroe County Schools Superintendent Carter is ... [Published Glasgow Daily Times - Apr 11 2014]
Worker training money advances [Published Houma Today - Apr 10 2014]
Schools chief would be elected [Published Houma Today - Apr 10 2014]
Decision whether to fund a new Milton Keynes A&... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Apr 10 2014]
Louisiana voters soon could elect state educati... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 10 2014]
Bill says voters should elect La. education sup... [Published WAFB - Apr 10 2014]
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The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Apr 16 2014]
Louisiana legislators rejected a bill that would remove the state’s ban on sodomy — even though the Supreme Court ruled such bans are unconstitutional over a decade ago. gnagel/gnagel The Louisiana House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly against ...
Louisiana House retains ban on oral sex, straig... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Apr 16 2014]
Oh Louisiana. You had to go there. The Louisiana House of Representatives voted 67-27 in favor of retaining the state’s illegal, unconstitutional, and already-struck-down-by-the-Supreme-Court-11-years-ago ban on “crimes again nature,” aka “sodomy,” ...
Rethinking Responsive SVG [Published Smashing Magazine - Mar 05 2014]
    If you haven’t seen Joe Harrison ’s responsive icons technique yet, you’ll most probably be impressed as much as I was when I first discovered it. In this article, I’d like to explore what we can do with SVG beyond “traditional” scalable ...
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