- Landry drops fight with Edwards over Common Core lawsuit Updated: Feb-11-16 6:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's attorney general ended a political feud with the state's new governor on Thursday over Common Core, saying he agrees it is time to drop a lawsuit claiming that federal authorities were trying to force states to adopt the math and English education standards.
- The Latest: Landry drops 'Common Core' fight with Edwards Updated: Feb-11-16 5:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on a disagreement between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry over whether to pursue a lawsuit against the federal government over Common Core education standards (all times local):
- State high court overturns bar to felons running for office Updated: Jan-27-16 7:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned a constitutional amendment barring felons from running for office because voters approved a version without a last-minute legislative change.