Joe Harrison

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First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 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 - 4 hours ago]
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]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

No ‘speed traps' in state

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana won't have any officially labeled "speed traps."Rep. Steve Pylant's effort to brand tiny towns that get more than half their annual income from speeding tickets with the moniker has failed to get the backing of the state House ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

House backs bill to create state agency for senior citizens

The state Department of Elderly Affairs is one step closer to needing an official letterhead.The Louisiana House voted 67-29 Tuesday in favor of House Bill 1256, which would move the state Department of Health and Hospitals and the state Department of ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 15 2014]
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First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Capitol Views: Debate begins on controversial bills

At the start of the sixth week of the legislative session, lawmakers today began wading into more controversial bills on the House and Senate calendars. The Jindal administration's assault on the massive coastal damages lawsuit filed by the Orleans area ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Bill alters prison sentences

BATON ROUGE - A proposal that could lessen prison sentences for some offenders narrowly won approval Thursday from the House of Representatives.House Bill 732 by Rep. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, would waive minimum sentence requirements for certain crimes ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 6 reports

Schools chief would be elected

BATON ROUGE - A divided House Education Committee backed an effort to make Louisiana's state education superintendent an elected job rather than an appointed on.Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, took two different approaches, and both advanced to the ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Trafficking cases to be specialized

BATON ROUGE - The House voted 95-0 for a bill to let courts create specialized divisions to handle human trafficking cases.Rep. Julie Stokes, R-Kenner, said her proposal (House Bill 569) would allow judges to better steer victims to support services, ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Bills bring Elderly Affairs closer to department status

BATON ROUGE — After years of failed attempts Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, may be closing in on a way to create an independent state department to cater to senior citizens.Harrison said he wants a department to better serve the state's fastest-growing ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

House approves changes to shrimp net regulations

The state House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill Monday that aims to simplify regulations covering how shrimpers deploy skimmer nets, making the process of catching shrimp more efficient.State Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, and Gordy ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 5 reports

Multiple bills to tweak TOPS die in committee

BATON ROUGE — Some state lawmakers for several years have tried to put the brakes on the ever-growing cost of a state-funded scholarship program but to no avail.After one of five bills on the House Education Committee on Wednesday was extensively debated ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Louisiana lawmakers reject tweaks to TOPS tuition program

BATON ROUGE — Although House Education Committee members said they worry about the rising costs of the TOPS program, they refused a proposal Wednesday to rework the free college tuition program and shrink its price tag.Rep. Joe Harrison, R-Napoleonville, ... [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 27 2014]

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"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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State legislators cautious on marijuana reform [Published KATC 3 - 4 hours ago]
Cities weigh regulating e-cigarettes [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - 19 hours ago]
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]
Superintendent of education could be elected [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 10 2014]
Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session [Published Belleville News Democrat - Apr 09 2014]
Capitol Views: Education panel backs bill to ma... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Apr 09 2014]
Schools superintendent election back on the Lou... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 09 2014]
Legislation approved that could lead to electio... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 09 2014]
Trafficking cases to be specialized [Published Houma Today - Apr 09 2014]
Camera bill doesn’t get votes [Published Houma Today - Apr 09 2014]
Legislature in brief: April 7, 2014 [Published Houma Today - Apr 08 2014]
Bills bring Elderly Affairs closer to departmen... [Published Houma Today - Apr 08 2014]
In other Terrebonne Parish Council’s committee ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 08 2014]
Diversions are part of the plan [Published Houma Today - Apr 07 2014]
HARRISON, FELICIA "FAYE" [Published Lakeland Ledger - Apr 06 2014]
Legislature in brief: April 3, 20014 [Published Houma Today - Apr 04 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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