Aided by the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Service Clinic, a handful of Vietnam veterans with PTSD filed suit in U.S. District Court in Connecticut alleging that the military didn't upgrade their discharges when it should have. Over the years, less than 5 percent of requests for upgrade have been given.
Like before, the Commission has picked a date where the bond issue is the only ballot issue — Saturday, May 3. By the narrowest of margins (59 votes), the last attempted bond issue was defeated on Oct. 19, 2013. And as before, the Commission does not have a sound basis for asking for these funds from over taxed property owners.
Later, Churchill explained his statement by saying, “The human tragedy reaches its climax in the fact that after all the exertions and sacrifices of hundreds of millions of people and of the victories of the Righteous Cause, we have still not found Peace or Security, and that we lie in the grip of even worse perils than those we have surmounted.
The latest scuttlebutt on Shreveport’s mayoral race is that Ollie Taylor may enter this fall’s election — at the urging of current Mayor Cedric Glover. The Glover team, led by Lynn Braggs, had previously pushed Councilman Sam Jenkins to be the standard bearer until Jenkins’s unpaid taxes became common knowledge.
A pastor friend of mine had gone to the local cemetery in his town to conduct a graveside service. He arrived early and took a stroll to collect his thoughts. They got swiftly uncollected when he spotted a headstone which displayed the names of a couple in his church.
Advocates from across Louisiana gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday, April 16, to hold a rally encouraging legislators to support laws designed to strengthen protections for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors.
On Monday, Gov. Bobby Jindal and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Secretary Kathy Kliebert were joined by dozens of local supporting organizations to launch the Well-Ahead Louisiana initiative, which will designate healthy places around the state that voluntarily champion and embrace health and wellness.
In spite of the name, SFF helps post-9/11 veterans from all the services. They cover family support, adaptive housing and transportation, special equipment, rehabilitative sports and so much more for injured and critically ill service veterans, as well as families of active-duty members.
The first report in Meth in the News this week is truly frightening. In Williamsburg, Va., Virginia State Police troopers noticed a 2005 Chrysler hatchback that was being driven erratically on I-64 near Lightfoot. Troopers, therefore, pulled the woman driving the car over on suspicion of driving under the influence.