Monthly Archives: June 2012

Re: La Progress Education Forums in Lafayette and Monroe – from La Progress

July Education Forums:  How Do We Educate All children? As they say, “the devil is in the details” and the challenge is how to implement the Governor’s agenda for expanding charter schools and vouchers to private schools.  Local school districts … Continue reading

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New La Rehab Council Executive Committee Leadership Team and my thoughts on these past two years of service

Because of term limits, my two years of service on the Executive Committee of the Louisiana Rehab Council will end at the July 26-27th meeting in Baton Rouge. I am sending all of them thank-you letters for supporting me these … Continue reading

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From KPLC-TV Lake Charles:Ill mother seeks jail closer to home for son

I found this story from KPLC-TV in Lake Charles concerning Patricia Robertson, a mother in DeRidder trying to have her son moved closer to a facility near DeRidder because she is suffering from M.S. I hope that FHFSWLA can get … Continue reading

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An Explanation of the Healthcare 80/20 rule – From FHF Jefferson

The Greater New Orleans Foundation says: You are Getting a Better Value for Your Health Care Dollar: The new health care law created the 80/20 rule, which requires that health insurers spend at least 80 percent of your health care … Continue reading

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A Ticking Timebomb in St. Landry Parish

I would like to take this opportunity to discuss something very troubling taking place in St. Landry Parish that could potentially bankrupt the Parish. For some time, the Justice department has been monitoring Evangeline and St. Landry Parishes for Civil … Continue reading

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Governor Bobby Jindal declares State of Emergency – From WWL 870 AM

Jindal declares state of emergency ahead of Debby   Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Tropical Storm Debby. Debby is expected to slowy strengthen into … Continue reading

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Families Helping Families Acadiana’s new executive director

Dr. Dena Moore, a former Educational Psyc instructor at ULL has been named the New Executive Director at Families Helping Families-Acadiana. Let me say that I am proud that Dr. Moore was selected because she will be the face that … Continue reading

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