Louisiana incarceration rates

June 6, 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014

Sentencing reform doesn’t get very far at Legislature; Number of structurally deficient bridges in Louisiana increases; Stephanie Grace: Good thing Legislature could have done less; and Bayou Health changes afoot. 14 percent — The proportion of Louisiana bridges that are structurally deficient, a 2 percent increase since 2007. (Source: Governing magazine)
April 4, 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014

Sheriffs shut down attempt to reform marijuana possession laws; TOPS reform bills continue to flounder; Survey finds that Obamacare is reducing number of uninsured Americans; New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu proposes to pay city workers a $10.10 minimum wage; and NAMI Louisiana state conference April 4 and 5 in Baton Rouge. 20 – The number of years that someone convicted of a third charge of possession of marijuana can be sentenced to prison in Louisiana (Source: The Advocate)