Bobby Jindal http://wrkf.org en GOP Strategy To Run Against Health Law Hits Snags http://wrkf.org/post/gop-strategy-run-against-health-law-hits-snags Last year, the Republican playbook for keeping control of the House of Representatives in 2014 and winning the Senate consisted of a fairly simple strategy: Run against Obamacare.<p>But now that the 2014 races are starting to take shape, that strategy isn't looking quite so simple. Democrats are fighting back. Thu, 22 May 2014 12:49:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 26951 at http://wrkf.org GOP Strategy To Run Against Health Law Hits Snags Insight: An Almost Balanced Budget Mid-Year http://wrkf.org/post/insight-almost-balanced-budget-mid-year <p>The Revenue Estimating Conference, which crunches the numbers on the state’s income every year, announced on Wednesday that revenues are $35 million short of what was expected for 2013-2014. But for the first time since Gov. Bobby Jindal took office, there should be no mid-year cuts to Louisiana's budget.<br />&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:03:26 +0000 Amy Jeffries & Melinda Deslatte 21383 at http://wrkf.org Insight: Gov. Jindal Talks to the Press http://wrkf.org/post/insight-gov-jindal-talks-press <p>Gov. Bobby Jindal made an appearance at the Baton Rouge Press Club on Wednesday. He announced a business trip to Asia and then took questions from reporters for an hour. A rare event for this governor, it has implications for his presidential ambitions and the upcoming legislative session.&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 21:22:13 +0000 Amy Jeffries & Sue Lincoln 21132 at http://wrkf.org MONDAY: WAFB's Greg Meriwether, LSU Law Professor Andrea Carrol, DIG's Chris Brooks http://wrkf.org/post/monday-wafbs-greg-meriwether-lsu-law-professor-andrea-carrol-digs-chris-brooks <p>Jim&nbsp; talks with WAFB reporter Greg Meriwether about the George Zimmerman trial verdict and racial politics in news coverage.</p><p>LSU law professor Andrea "Andy" Carroll talks about her displeasure with some of Governor Bobby Jindal's vetoes, and the refusal of state lawmakers to call a veto override session.</p><p><a href="http://digbatonrouge.com/home/" target="_blank">"DIG" Magazine</a> general manager Chris Brooks discusses Restaurant Week in Baton Rouge.</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 18:04:15 +0000 Jim Engster 13269 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Sally Nungesser, Tony Guarrisco, Erica Crenshaw http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-sally-nungesser-tony-guarrisco-erica-crenshaw <p>Jim chats with Sally Nungesser and Tony Guarrisco about the political futures of Bobby Jindal, David Vitter and Jay Dardenne and where those names fit into Fall elections in 2014 and 2015.</p><p>President and C.E.O of Execute Now Erica Crenshaw talks with Jim about her company and what's new for small businesses and non-profit organizations.</p><p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 18:53:22 +0000 Jim Engster 13091 at http://wrkf.org Analyst Cokie Roberts Steeped in Louisiana Politics http://wrkf.org/post/analyst-cokie-roberts-steeped-louisiana-politics <p>NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts grew up in Louisiana in the 1940 and 50s -- the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, who both represented New Orleans in Congress.<br><br>Cokie was home, here in Louisiana yesterday, to deliver the keynote speech at LSU's commencement ceremony.<br><br>Before all the pomp and circumstance, WRKF's Amy Jeffries caught up with her.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 08:31:06 +0000 Amy Jeffries 10525 at http://wrkf.org Analyst Cokie Roberts Steeped in Louisiana Politics Jindal Addresses Bayou Corne's Sinkhole Problem http://wrkf.org/post/jindal-addresses-bayou-cornes-sinkhole-problem <p>Gov. Bobby Jindal and other state and local officials met with Texas Brine representatives on March 13. The company responsible for a giant sinkhole in Assumption Parish is sending appraisers to some evacuated homes in Bayou Corne on Monday.<br><br>The Governor said company officials will also meet with the State Attorney General’s office on Monday. He said Texas Brine owes state and local governments 4 million dollars, combined, for costs incurred dealing with the disaster.<br> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:23:43 +0000 Kelly Connelly 7544 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: Louisiana GOP Chairman Roger Villere, LSU Mass Comm. Professor Jensen Moore http://wrkf.org/post/friday-louisiana-gop-chairman-roger-villere-lsu-mass-comm-professor-jensen-moore <p>Louisiana Republican Party Chairman Roger Villere talks about Governor Bobby Jindal, Senator David Vitter and the future of the state GOP.</p><p>From the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications, Dr. Jensen Moore talks about the highly expensive and often controversial Super Bowl commercials</p><p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 17:39:46 +0000 Jim Engster 5529 at http://wrkf.org