Nancy Landry

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Name: Nancy Landry
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

And There’s Always Louisiana

If you ever need proof that Louisiana is the Louisiana of the American South, the Louisiana House of Representatives will always be happy to oblige. Today, the House defeated a bill that would remove the state’s sodomy law from the books. Despite ... [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The voter turnout game

You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it vote. If you could, Louisiana lawmakers would have figured out a way by now to allow ponies inside voting booths. Barring that, they're stuck with the seemingly insurmountable challenge of increasing ... [Published Gambit Weekly - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

LPSB members elected this year will serve for five years

Lafayette School Board members elected this year will serve five year terms after House Bill 786 passed this morning.The bill, introdced by Rep. Nancy Landry, changes Lafayette Parish School Board elections to align with gubernatorial elections.The bill ... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 10 2014]
Entities: Nancy Landry, Elections
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

House endorses Lafayette School Board election change

The Louisiana House advanced legislation Thursday that would change the timing of Lafayette School Board elections in the future.The House voted 55-32 for the measure under which school board members, beginning in 2019, would run for election during the ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Louisiana voters soon could elect state education superintendent

BATON ROUGE — For the first time since 1988, Louisiana soon could have an elected education superintendent.State Rep. Joe Harrison’s House Bills 125 and 127 — two proposals aimed at making the post elective — soon will be debated in the House of Representatives. ... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Bill to reveal cost of covenant marriages

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana couples considering getting married under the auspices of a state-sanctioned covenant marriage should know ahead of time that there are additional costs and a much more difficult task of ending the marriage if it doesn’t work out, ... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

House to debate LPSB election date bill

10 minutes 2 seconds ago byA bill in the state legislature that would change the election dates for the Lafayette Parish School Board will be debated Thursday on the House floor.House Bill 786, authored by Rep. Nancy Landry (R-Lafayette), was passed ... [Published KATC 3 - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: New immersion bill similar to existing law

State Rep. Stephen Ortego’s bill that would mandate the establishment of language immersion programs in a district in which 25 parents request it raised a few eyebrows among lawmakers. But it shouldn’t have.A similar law passed last year mandates immersion ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fort Polk celebrates Women's History Month

FORT POLK — The impact of women in society has always been significant. Fort Polk celebrated this legacy with a March 31 ceremony to commemorate remarkable female achievements, past and present, as Women’s History Month drew to a close.Retired Lt. Col. ... [Published Beauregard Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tara crime prevention district in Baton Rouge passes full House: Snapshot

The bill: House Bill 289, sponsored by Erich Ponti, R-Baton Rouge, would create the Tara Subdivision Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Improvement District. If signed into law, Tara landowners vote onThe debate: Residents will have a chance to vote whether ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: State legislation not the answer to school problems

State Rep. Nancy Landry has sponsored a few pieces of legislation aimed at changing the governance of the Lafayette Parish School System.There is no doubt those who run the school district, in many ways, have lost their way.But passing legislation at ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nancy Mounce: State-level solution not needed for local-level problem

If the right to vote for your school board member is important to you, contact your legislators to oppose House Bill 593.Introduced by state Rep. Nancy Landry, the bill would exempt Lafayette from the constitutional requirement that all parishes have ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Mar 23 2014]

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"we have available to us, as tax payers, a free legal service through the district attorney" said Louisiana State Representative Nancy Landry said
"why do they want to hire an out of town attorney, who represents a union, a special interest" Landry said

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The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 19 hours ago]
And There’s Always Louisiana [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
The voter turnout game [Published Gambit Weekly - Apr 14 2014]
LPSB members elected this year will serve for f... [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 10 2014]
House endorses Lafayette School Board election ... [Published The Advocate - Apr 10 2014]
Louisiana voters soon could elect state educati... [Published Shreveport Times - 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]
Schools superintendent election back on the Lou... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 09 2014]
Bill to reveal cost of covenant marriages [Published Monroe News Star - Apr 08 2014]
House to debate LPSB election date bill [Published KATC 3 - Apr 08 2014]
Editorial: New immersion bill similar to existi... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Apr 08 2014]
Fort Polk celebrates Women's History Month [Published Beauregard Daily News - Apr 07 2014]
French Quarter beating spurs legislation, Drive... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 28 2014]
Louisiana lawmakers reject tweaks to TOPS tuiti... [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 27 2014]
Tara crime prevention district in Baton Rouge p... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 25 2014]
Louisiana surrogacy bill amended to reflect con... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 25 2014]
Editorial: State legislation not the answer to ... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Mar 23 2014]
Nancy Mounce: State-level solution not needed f... [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Mar 23 2014]
Two Lafayette legislators skirt Common Core bills [Published The Advocate - Mar 17 2014]
Louisiana drivers likely to get pick of 10 new ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 17 2014]
Newsmaker forum focuses on legislative session [Published KATC 3 - Mar 17 2014]
Acadiana delegation names new officers [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 17 2014]
Controversy over Lafayette School Board's legal... [Published Bayou Buzz - Mar 15 2014]
Controversy over Lafayette School Board's legal... [Published KATC 3 - Mar 15 2014]
Many lawmakers seem to like Jindal's legislativ... [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 12 2014]
Panel backs array of new prestige license plates [Published The Advocate - Mar 11 2014]
Lawmakers on board with Jindal's 'dream' [Published Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Mar 11 2014]
Lawmakers agree with most of governor's agenda [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 11 2014]
Bills up for debate in State Legislature [Published KATC 3 - Mar 10 2014]
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The 67 Louisiana Lawmakers Who Just Voted That ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - 19 hours ago]
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 ...
And There’s Always Louisiana [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 16 2014]
If you ever need proof that Louisiana is the Louisiana of the American South, the Louisiana House of Representatives will always be happy to oblige. Today, the House defeated a bill that would remove the state’s sodomy law from the books. Despite ...
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