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Governor Jindal

13 Years for Two Joints? Louisiana Gov. Jindal Needs to Correct Injustice With Clemency

Anthony Papa | Posted 12.15.2014 | Crime
Anthony Papa

I was lucky enough to be granted executive clemency in 1997. Since my release I have continued to advocate for prisoners who are stuck in prison, sentenced to tremendous amounts of time for small amounts of drugs.

It Wasn't the American Flag Versus the Mexican Flag: Dariano v. Morgan Hill Unified School District

Gary L. Bostwick | Posted 03.03.2014 | Education
Gary L. Bostwick

I wish press releases and media reports and even politicians were more scrupulous in reporting what really happened in court cases about free speech. ...

Sarah Shourd: What Everyone Ought to Know About Angola 3 and Solitary Confinement

Amnesty International | Posted 10.26.2013 | World
Amnesty International

Until recently, both Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox had been held in solitary confinement for 4 decades in Louisiana - longer than almost any other...

Tight State Funds Hamper Development of New Orleans BioDistrict

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.25.2012 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Mid City residents living within BioDistrict New Orleans worry that health and science entities might one day encroach on their neighborhoods, while Governor Bobby Jindal's health care cuts jeopardize the outlook for a BioDistrict lynch pin.

Both Sides: U.S. 'Exceptional' or in 'Decline'? Will Dems Exploit Gillespie's Blunder?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgEliot Spitzer and ex-Rummy aide Torie Clarke debate whether the DOD will absorb another $600 billion cut (out of $7 trillion) over the decade. They weigh Walker's big win in Wisconsin and Ed Gillespie's gaffe acquitting Obama for W's job losses.

Searching For Bobby Jindal

The Economist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MEANWHILE, whatever happened to Bobby Jindal? At one point he was the great hope of the GOP and now we hardly hear a word about him. The change dates ...

Americans Can Do Anything: Jindal's Lack of Faith in Democracy (Part 1)

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William K. Black

One of the essential ways in which Americans work together is through the government programs that produced each of the triumphs Governor Jindal urges us to celebrate.