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Three government watchdog groups have launched an organization calling for election-year candidates – particularly those running for governor – to focus on education, state finances, criminal justice/public safety and transportation/infrastructure.
BATON ROUGE – Legislation intended to lower Louisiana's high auto insurance rates, increase time to file auto accident lawsuits, and address jury trial thresholds didn't make it this session because that's what Gov. John Bel Edwards wanted, a state representative said.
Age discrimination, disability act claims against University of Louisiana dismissed in wrongful termination suit
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently granted a motion filed by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System to dismiss claims of violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act by a former employee in her wrongful termination lawsuit.
Bill would enable victims who settle sexual harassment suits with state officials to discuss their allegations
A new bill is on the table in the Louisiana state legislature that would allow sexual harassment victims who settle with state officials to speak out about their experiences.
GRETNA – The State of Louisiana claims it is owed $37,500 from a woman who used a government grant for purposes other than those stated in the agreement.