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Louisiana Moves Closer to Offering REAL ID Option for Citizens

May 12, 2016
The Louisiana Senate Transportation Committee has unanimously approved a bill that would give drivers the option to choose be in compliance with the 2005 federal REAL ID Act.
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Bills Signed Into Law by Gov. Edwards, May 12, 2016

May 12, 2016
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COLUMN: Budget crisis 'threatens the future of our children,' Gov. John Bel Edwards

May 12, 2016
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Bills Signed Into Law by Gov. Edwards, May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016
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Gov. Edwards, DHH Outline Cuts to DHH in House Budget Proposal

May 11, 2016
Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) outlined how the proposed changes to the Executive Budget, HB 1, would threaten vital health care services and families in the State of Louisiana.
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House Committee Passes Raise the Age Act

May 11, 2016
The House Committee on the Administration of Criminal Justice passed the Raise the Age Act without opposition.
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NOLA.com: Louisiana gets innovative to catch up on Medicaid expansion

May 11, 2016
Louisiana is behind on expanding Medicaid because the state refused to accept the extra federal money until Gov. John Bel Edwards took office in January.
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Bills Signed Into Law by Gov. Edwards, May 10, 2016

May 10, 2016
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Bills Signed into Law by Gov. Edwards, May 6, 2016

May 06, 2016
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Lumina Foundation: LA Ranks #1 for Adults with a High-Quality Postsecondary Certificate

May 06, 2016
In its recent A Stronger Nation Report, Lumina Foundation announced that Louisiana now has the highest percentage in the nation of working age adults (25-64) who hold a high-quality postsecondary certificate as their highest level of attainment.
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