Should STEM Grow in Louisiana?

Senator Hewitt was met with no opposition as she proposed Bill 225, a bill aimed at seeing STEM programs grow and develop in Louisiana. Bill 225 has three main goals. First, the bill will create a Louisiana STEM advisory council. This advisory council will coordinate delivery, increase student interest in STEM, and increase the number
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Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Oh My! Senate Bill 225 Favorably Amended

Thursday, April 27, Senate Bill 225 was favorably amended due to no objections and all green cards in the Hainkel Room. Senate Bill 225 involves support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in Louisiana. This Isn’t a Robot video was used to open the meeting and introduce committee and attendees to STEM. The video
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Senator Hewitt Shuffles STEM Bill through the Education Committee

Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt proposed SB225 on Thursday in the Senate Education Committee meeting. The bill focused on increasing the attention and promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs in Louisiana. The bill aimed to create a Louisiana STEM advisory council. They would coordinate and oversee the creation, delivery and promotion of STEM
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Criminal Justice Committee Discusses Bill to Raise Parolee Fees.

Is it reasonable to ask parolees to pay $100 a month in fees? A SoutheasternUreporter survey asked respondents to answer questions concerning bills that are presented to the Administration of Criminal Justice. One such bill discussed in the survey is a bill the proposes to raise the maximum amount of fees that parolees are required
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Louisiana Education Committee discusses a pregnancy prevention bill

The Louisiana State Senate Education committee gathered on April 27 to discuss Senate Bill 106. Senator Wesley Bishop created the bill that will require public postsecondary schools to create and implement an action plan to address unplanned pregnancies. It is currently being recommitted to the Finance committee. Bishop worked in higher education for 25 years
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Legislature Discusses Alcoholic Container Sizes in Transport

On Thursday April 27, the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives voted to move House Bill 114 favorably as amended due to no objections by any representatives in Committee Room 1. The bill was presented to the committee by Representative Chad Brown, a Democrat who represents District 60 in Louisiana, which specifically includes Assumption
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