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La. governor's ex-counsel draws in state contracts

A law firm run by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's former executive counsel has received more than $1.1 million in no-bid contract work from Jindal appointees and state agencies since leaving the governor's office and is becoming a fixture in high-profile legal battles for the Republican administration Full story

La. state worker layoffs reach 1,900

About 1,900 state employees received pink slips in the just-ended budget year, nearly as many workers as were laid off during the four prior years of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration. Full story

CB&I moves 400 jobs to Baton Rouge location

CB&I, the company that bought the Baton Rouge-based Shaw Group, is expanding its presence in the capital city, moving 400 jobs there from out-of-state locations. Full story

Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant kills 1, injures 73

GEISMAR, Louisiana (Reuters) - An explosion and fire killed at least one person and injured 73 at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, on Thursday, leading authorities to order people within two miles to remain indoors. Full story

2016 dialogue dominated by Benghazi this week

   WEB EXCLUSIVE: Chuck Todd gives the Daily Rundown a roundup of 2016 news focusing on possible 2016 potentials including Hillary Clinton, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.

One on One with Governor Bobby Jindal

   TODAY's Hoda Kotb sits down with Governor Bobby Jindal to discuss education reform in Louisiana.

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  Preparing Louisiana to Compete in the 21st Century Economy

Hoda Kotb, Co-Host, Fourth Hour of TODAY and WDSU News Anchor Sula Kim host a panel discussion on college and career readiness with business and higher education leaders, including Governor Bobby Jindal.

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