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Sen. Boudreaux Mourns the Loss of Mr. Joseph Daniel

Mr. Joseph Daniel, father of Mr. Anthony Daniel (A.D.) departed this life July 9, 2016. Visitation and church services will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 4600 Reed Rd., Houston, Texas 77051. Visitation will be from 8:45-9:55am, followed by Mass at 10:00am.   Mr. Daniel is the Director of […]

Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana Thanks Sen. Gerald Boudreaux!

  It is always a great sense of accomplishment when a bill that I’ve been working on tirelessly along with other legislators finally passes. This past season, the Cost-of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) bill, along with two other pension reform bills were passed. Director of the TRSL, Maureen Westward recently wrote to me,”I want to particularly thank you […]

Education Reform Group Thanks Sen. Boudreaux

  Senator Boudreaux is being thanked by the Education Reform Now Advocacy Committee for his dedication to improving education in our state and preparing a better future for our children. Be on the lookout for mailers like the ones shown above from the committee that that talk about some of the progress that has been […]

Wildlife and Fisheries Accepting New Cadets

  The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ (LDWF) Law Enforcement Division will begin training up to 23 cadets in September of 2016 to bolster the ranks of agents in the field. The cadets will train at the department’s training facility housed within the Waddill Outdoor Education Center in Baton Rouge. Successful completion of six months […]

Advancements in Education Amid Budget Cuts

  This year, Louisiana education systems at every level have dealt with significant budget cuts and various obstacles. However, there are some happy endings coming from the legislature regarding education. Thrive Academy is Louisiana’s first public boarding school for at-risk youth and is located in Baton Rouge. This past regular session, the legislature passed HB […]

Special Legislative Session Begins

The second special legislative session of the year began this week to address the $600 million budget shortfall we are still facing. Your government is no longer “kicking the can” down the road. We are making the hard decisions we have to make now so our state can be better off. While all the problems […]

Louisiana Launches Expanded Medicaid Program

June 1st began an historic time in Louisiana history. Enrollment under our state’s newly expanded Medicaid program has begun, and thanks to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ efforts – and the efforts of other elected officials – more than 375,000 people will have access to life-saving preventive care. This is a step in the right direction for our state. […]

McComb-Veazey Neighborhood Dedicates Mural

  On May 25, the McComb-Veazey Neighborhood Coterie held a dedication of the mural that was painted onto Kirk’s U-Needa-Butcher. The mural was painted onto the building in October of 2015 by artist Adrian Fulton through the Downtown Lafayette’s “Creativity Everywhere” grant.  The mural, entitled “The Local Legends Wall”, depicts the faces of nine community […]

Senator Boudreaux Hosts Workshop for Childcare Professionals

  Senator Gerald Boudreaux hosted a workshop on May 10, 2016, to discuss the process and support staff in place that will assist daycare centers that participate in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Ms. Christine Duay, Director of Early Childhood for the Lafayette Parish School System, along with Ms. Paula Granger, Child Care Resource […]

Kick Butts Day 2016

I am proud to stand among these students as they rallied in front of the capitol in conjunction with ‘Kick Butts Day” on March 16, 2016. This event promotes awareness for a tobacco-free lifestyle amongst kids, their peers and policymakers. It’s truly a blessing to see such confidence in children at such a young age. […]