11/17/13 A Louisiana election that would have diverted library funding to jails was defeated Saturday. Lafourche Parish Council Chair Lindel Toups, referring to a Spanish-language section of one of the libraries,“ Let that son of a bitch go back to Mexico. There’s just so many things they’re doing that I don’t agree with." Laura Sanders, director of the library system, says the jail is in a deplorable state but the library shouldn't foot the bill for construction & 30 yrs of operation.
After 3 years of debate and controversy, members of the U.S. Senate refused to allow P. B. S. Pinchback of Louisiana to take his seat. Pinchback was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in the fall of 1872. Later, during the winter of 1873, he was elected to the U.S. Senate. Over the course ...After 3 years of debate and controversy, members of the U.S. Senate refused to allow P. B. S. Pinchback of Louisiana to take his seat. Pinchback was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives…
GLE 33. Analyze how the democratic process has been used to institute change in Louisiana (C-1B-M5)Just how did the election of 1860 change Louisiana. First it all began in January of 1861. As I search through my huge Louisiana history jump drive I came across things that I have used successfully and want other students to get to try they out.
Politico is reporting today that Democrat Senator Mark Begich of Alaska is launching a new TV ad campaign to help prop up his re-election effort. It's no wonder that Democrat Mark Begich is running scared and taking to the TV airwaves to save his Senate seat. The Washington Examiner reports that for the very first time Begich is trailing his Republican opposition:
Former deputy energy secretary and mayor of Houston Bill White details how America’s borrowing used to be manageable and how it can be once more — if only the federal government would divide spending bills into parts financed by taxes and parts financed by debt, as states | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour