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(Baton Rouge – April 18, 2014) This statement was released by Louisiana Federation of Teachers President Steve Monaghan this morning:
The governor’s office has announced that a substitute bill, HB 987 by Rep. Jeff Thompson (R-Bossier City), has been introduced and contains language aimed at resolving certain concerns about the process outlined in Act 1 (2012) for disciplining and dismissing teachers.
(Baton Rouge – April 10, 2014) Teachers could no longer be handcuffed and arrested at school for minor offenses if a bill by State Rep. Terry Landry (D-New Iberia) continues its successful path through the legislature.
A message from LFT President Steve Monaghan
As the legislature returns to Baton Rouge for the 2014 regular session, let’s assess where we’ve been, where we are, and where we should be going.
Washington, D.C. lobbyists try to silence Louisiana’s public servants
Once again, some Louisiana lawmakers have introduced bills that would prohibit public employees from paying their professional organization dues through payroll deduction.
LFT President Steve Monaghan is on the air across Louisiana with the Federation's message for the upcoming legislative session.