Joe Harrison

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Name: Joe Harrison
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Our view: Fighting, to the detriment of students

Seventeen lawmakers, including a few from Houma-Thibodaux, on Monday filed a lawsuit in the 19th Judicial District that aims to strike Common Core from public schools.Considering the timing, we feel it is a reckless, desperate move that amounts to gr ... [Published Tri-Parish Times - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Harrison to receive Legislator of the Year award

Thanks to his efforts on Louisiana’s unanimous passage of the Balance Budget Amendment, District 51 State Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Gray, will be among eight lawmakers nationwide to be named Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Exchange Coun ... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana legislators file lawsuilt to block Common Core

The legislators are suing Louisiana's Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and state Superintendent John White, alleging both did not follow state law when implementing Common Core.The lawmakers bringing the lawsuit include state Reps. James Armes, ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

One 0INK,' and vanity plates in limbo

Vanity plates, personalized license plates, prestige plates. They may have a different name depending on which state you’re from, but it’s all the same – a license plate option that allows the driver his or her choice of alpha and numeric characters to ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jindal takes possible digs at Christie

Gov. Bobby Jindal’s recent remarks to Time.com are being seen as an apparent dig at potential rivals for the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination.Jindal, who has been steadily positioning himself for a possible presidential run, told Time he’s sticking ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Milton Keynes Hospital boss speaks publicly about healthcare review

A shake-up of hospital services is “inevitable” according to Milton Keynes Hospital chief executive Joe Harrison. ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Juvenile Justice Center will have classroom setting

Work on Terrebonne Parish's new Juvenile Justice Center may start soon, pending state and federal approval.The $10.3 million, 32-bed center is being paid for through federal Community Development Block Grant money and will be built on La. 24 north of ... [Published Houma Today - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Walmart decision won't hinge on political pressure [Evansville Courier & Press, Ind. :: ]

July 12--There will be precious little opportunity for opponents of a proposed new Walmart Supercenter in northern Vanderburgh County to influence elected officials.The County Commissioners, county government's three-member executive governing body, will ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Indiana Gay Couples Told Their Marriages Don't Matter

Hundreds of Hoosiers flocked to clerk's offices for a two day window to apply for a same-sex marriage license. Now Governor Pence is telling government offices to pretend it never happened.June 25th, 2014 was a day to remember for Amber and Sara Wells. ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Legislators urge calm, cooperation in debate over Common Core

Dear Editor,The extreme rhetoric and negative tone that has come to dominate the debate over Common Core is counterproductive to a successful resolution of the issue in the best interest of Louisiana students. This same negative tone and rhetoric in response ... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Betting on Education: Louisiana's netting millions on gaming, but where is it going?

While funding for education in Louisiana continues to suffer, the gaming industry continues to grow from its own profit, with a minimal amount of those funds directed to improve the overall well being of the state.Many gaming institutions claim to have ... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Municipal Solar: Convincing the public

Small towns are finding that solar is a great way to lower energy bills and reduce dependence on fossil fuels.  It would seem that such a win-win situation would garner strong support from area residents, but even with the great progress made in solar ... [Published Solar Novus Today - Jun 25 2014]

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...the plan meets the county ordinance, then it's such that they really don't have any discretion to deny it," said County Attorney Joe Harrison, Jr. "the issue is, if it meets the ordinance, you don't have a choice. that's the law in indiana."

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Our view: Fighting, to the detriment of students [Published Tri-Parish Times - 22 hours ago]
Rep. Harrison to receive Legislator of the Year... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jul 23 2014]
State legislators file Common Core lawsuit [Published Bossier Press-Tribune - Jul 22 2014]
Louisiana legislators file lawsuilt to block Co... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 21 2014]
One 0INK,' and vanity plates in limbo [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 20 2014]
Jindal takes possible digs at Christie [Published The Advocate - Jul 20 2014]
Milton Keynes Hospital boss speaks publicly abo... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - Jul 16 2014]
Juvenile Justice Center will have classroom set... [Published Houma Today - Jul 15 2014]
Louisiana gets low marks for elderly care [Published Houma Today - Jul 13 2014]
Walmart decision won't hinge on political press... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 12 2014]
People’s March For NHS and GMB say no downgrade... [Published MKWeb - Jul 10 2014]
Indiana Gay Couples Told Their Marriages Don't ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Jul 10 2014]
New campaign intended to drum up support for ba... [Published Houma Today - Jul 04 2014]
Legislators urge calm, cooperation in debate ov... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jul 03 2014]
A new chair has been appointed to Milton Keynes... [Published MKWeb - Jul 02 2014]
Little Tikes donates toys to Milton Keynes Hosp... [Published MKWeb - Jul 02 2014]
Joan Martha (Von Bargen) Schultz [Published Lewiston Tribune - Jun 28 2014]
Fletcher says goodbye to long-time leader [Published Houma Today - Jun 27 2014]
Is there a 'summer crisis' developing in A&E de... [Published itv.com - Jun 27 2014]
Noradjuha-Quantong v Laharum [Published Wimmera Mail Times - Jun 27 2014]
Betting on Education: Louisiana's netting milli... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jun 26 2014]
Municipal Solar: Convincing the public [Published Solar Novus Today - Jun 25 2014]
Louisiana leads nation in gun deaths [Published Daily Comet - Jun 23 2014]
Louisiana leads nation for 11th year [Published Houma Today - Jun 23 2014]
In wake of mother's terrible treatment, woman s... [Published WAFB - Jun 21 2014]
Senator renews call for constitutional convention [Published Houma Today - Jun 20 2014]
Jindal does about-face on Common Core plan [Published Houma Today - Jun 19 2014]
Borrego Solar Aids Solar Power Boom in Mass. [Published Solar Energy Industries Association - Jun 17 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]
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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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