New Orleans Events – Wednesday, April 27, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, April 27, 2016.



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Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards speaks to employees at Louisiana Healthcare Connections regarding Medicaid expansion – Louisiana Healthcare Connections, 8585 Archives Ave., Baton Rouge, LA, 8:30 a.m.; Speaks at the 36th Annual Louisiana Governor’s Conference on Juvenile Justice – Baton Rouge Marriott, 5500 Hilton Ave., Baton Rouge, LA, 1:00 p.m.


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Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Louisiana House Education Committee considers a bill that asks school districts with the highest-suspending schools to develop plans to address their suspension practices and adopt evidence-based alternatives, such as Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, 9:00 a.m.

Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.

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Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Sensible Marijuana Policy for Louisiana, local patients and advocates attend Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee hearing on a bill that would establish a medical marijuana program that allows patients with 'serious illnesses' to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommends it, 9:00 a.m.

Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.


Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Leesville Mayor Rick Allen and Northwestern State University President Jim Henderson make an announcement concerning a qualify of life enhancement opportunity for the residents of Leesville, 9:00 a.m.

Location: Leesville Muni Golf Course, 350 Country Club Rd., Leesville, LA.


Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Democratic Senate Candidate Foster Campbell testifies in favor of HB11, which will ban the open burning of hazardous materials in Louisiana, 9:30 a.m.

Location: State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA.


Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Louisiana Board of Regents Committee Meeting

Location: Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge, LA.


Wednesday, Apr. 27 – New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu gives an address on violence at Tulane University and outline steps the City has taken to reduce violence, 6:00 p.m.

Location: Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans.


Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Friday, Apr. 29 – American Bar Association Spring National Legal Malpractice Conference, sponsored by the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability. Breakout sessions include 'Case Law Developments', 'Demystifying Lloyd's of London', 'Ethics Gumbo', 'Handling defamation cases against lawyers', and 'State of the insurance market'. Speakers include DunbarMonroe managing partner David Dunbar, Allied World Insurance Company assistant vice president David Rock, and DecisionQuest vice president Ann Greeley, 3:00 p.m.

Location: The Roosevelt New Orleans Waldorf Astoria, 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans.



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