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Rep. Denise Marcelle to hold press conference on alleged Council on Aging attacks

Rep. Denise Marcelle to hold press conference on alleged Council on Aging attacks

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – State Representative C. Denise Marcelle invites the public to join her on Monday, April 3, at 10:30 a.m on the steps of 222 St. Louis Street as she holds a press conference to address the alleged attacks against the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging and its Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar. Marcelle made the(…)

Louisiana governor loses in clash over education redesign

Louisiana governor loses in clash over education redesign

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Louisiana’s top public school board did not a knowledge Governor John Bel Edwards requests and moved ahead Wednesday with plans to submit a redesign of state education policies to the federal government next month. Edwards suggested to have the plan delayed until mid-September, saying it needed more work but the state Board of(…)

Troopers arrest man for beating, raping woman

Troopers arrest man for beating, raping woman

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) –  Louisiana State Police reported that Gregory Talbert, 33, has been charged with aggravated rape and second-degree battery. The report came Wednesday, authorities say the incident ocured two days prior. Talbert abused his victim  leating her with a number of stitches on her forehead and severe bruising. Tamlbert was booked into Parish Prison and is being(…)

Louisianans for Prison Alternatives hosts prison reform meeting

Louisianans for Prison Alternatives hosts prison reform meeting

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Prison reform advocates joined together with former inmates on Monday to help decrease the incarceration rate. Their first public meeting was held in Black history month. Louisianans for Prison Alternatives travel across the country to host meetings that discuss approved recommendations by the Justice Reinvestment Task Force, according to WAFB. The main agenda is(…)

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