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Stories with person: Grover Norquist
  • Jindal signs budget and financing measures to pay for it 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 5:34 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal signed next year's $24.5 billion budget Friday, along with the package of tax changes to balance the spending plan without steep reductions to public health care and colleges.

  • Lawmakers agree to veto-proof budget, tax deal on final day story has photos
    Updated: Jun-11-15 9:27 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - In a chaotic flurry of last-minute votes, Louisiana lawmakers completed their work Thursday with a deal on next year's $24 billion budget that will keep public colleges and health services from deep cuts - and that meets Gov. Bobby Jindal's criteria to escape a veto.

  • State senator seeks to rename Jindal-backed tax credit DUMB 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 9:40 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Ville Platte state senator had enough of a bill aimed at protecting Gov. Bobby Jindal's no-tax record. Sen. Eric LaFleur proposed Friday to rename the legislation, to reflect how he felt about it: DUMB.

  • Va. House speaker raises $550,000 in final weeks of primary 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 8:20 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell has a dominant cash advantage over his tea party rival in the run-up to the June 9 primary election, though his opponent is getting help from big names in national politics.