The Maroon

Support for health services cut

MELINDA DESLATTE

January 31, 2013

As part of Gov. Bobby Jindal's rebalancing of the budget to close a midyear deficit, cuts to health care services begin this week for at-risk children, HIV patient and low-come moms. Slated for elimination are programs that pro...

Gun rights change at state level

Leslie Gamboni

January 17, 2013

As a result of voters' support, Amendment Two has been passed in Louisiana resulting in extended protections on gun rights.  The passing of Amendment Two protects gun rights by requiring "strict scrutiny" on any restriction relat...

Editorial: There’s still time for change

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 16, 2009

You voted. Now here's another chance to participate in public policy that affects you. If you don't agree with potential changes, do something about it. Contact your district representative.Below is a list of some bills working t...

Editorial: Stay engaged during summer

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 16, 2009

With the school year over, there is no justification for being uninformed on issues affecting students. The Louisiana state legislature is currently addressing several issues that will have an impact on all of us.Although some poss...

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