FOX News Covers Opposition to Common Core

Check out the FOX News piece “High cost of Common Core has states rethinking the national education standards” which cites Louisiana as one of the state with leaders working to stop the state from taking part in the federal standards program: Louisiana State Rep. Cameron Henry last year urged his state’s Gov. Bobby Jindal to stop …

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My Letter to Gov. Jindal Regarding Common Core

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The letter below was delivered to Governor Jindal today, which informs him of my efforts to file legislation for Louisiana to withdraw from the nationally imposed Common Core standards and the PARCC testing regime: Dear Governor Jindal, I am writing to inform you that I am filing legislation for Louisiana to withdraw from the nationally imposed …

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Town Hall Meeting Next Week

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Join me at at the September Town Hall Meeting! Hope to see everyone there. When: Wednesday, September 25th • 6:00pm-8:00pm Where: Joseph S. Yenni Building 2nd Floor Council Chamber 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Harahan, LA

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Letter Regarding Gov. Jindal Vetoes

Dear Friends, I am writing to you regarding the recent governor’s vetoes of funding in the State Budget added by the House and the Senate and statements by the Administration regarding the necessity of eliminating enhanced funding for disabled individuals. I am especially concerned with the claim that this course of action was the fault …

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Remembering “Miss Dot” Domilise

Very nice article from NOLA.com remembering Miss Dot Domilise who sadly passed away this past Friday. “She loved everything about her customers,” her granddaughter, Jamie Henry, said. “œShe loved their families. She loved their lives. She went to their weddings, and she went to their funerals.” Click here or on the image below for the …

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A Governor Retrenches on a Big Idea

Here’s a link to the New York Times article about Gov. Jindal’s pulling back on his tax plan. “It doesn’t bode well for a governor’s leadership skills just to, in essence, kind of throw his hands up and say, ‘I don’t want to have anything to do with it but if it passes I’ll take …

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LEGISLATORS AMEND LAWSUIT TO INCLUDE PROPOSED STATE BUDGET

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Amended Lawsuit Includes Petition Seeking Ruling whether Proposed 2013-14 State Budget is Constitutional. Seeks Injunction, Prohibiting Further Use of ‘Illegal and Unsound’ Practices. (BATON ROUGE) State Representatives Kirk Talbot, District 78 (R – River Ridge) and Cameron Henry, District 82 (R – Metairie) have filed an ‘Amended and Supplemental Petition’ to their original lawsuit, filed …

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