• JP Fights Sexual Assault


    Sen. Morrell is leading the crusade to protect victims, ensure accountability, and prepare law enforcement officers to handle sexual assault cases.

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J.P. Morrell Seeks Report on College Sexual Assault

By The Associated Press  BATON ROUGE, La. —A New Orleans state senator is asking higher education leaders to compile a report detailing the numbers of sexual assaults reported on Louisiana’s college campuses in the last five years. Sen. J.P. Morrell sent a letter Friday to Board of Regents Chairman Clinton “Bubba” Rasberry and the chairmen …

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Sen. Morrell Adamantly Opposed to Senate Bill 469, Provides Clarification as to Concurrence Vote Error

From Senator Morrell District 3 State Senator Jean Paul “JP” Morrell wants to set the record straight. He did not support the passage of Senate Bill 469, a measure designed to halt a lawsuit filed by the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East against oil companies for damages to the Louisiana coast. He voted against the …

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Colbert Cracks Audience up With Louisiana Chicken Boxing Jokes

By Michelle Souther in Louisiana Radio Network Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert poked some fun at the Louisiana Legislature on his show Wednesday night over one lawmaker’s fight to keep the sport of chicken boxing alive. Opelousas Senator Elbert Guillory opposes a bill that would expand Louisiana’s ban on cockfighting. “Senator Guillory explained that the chickens …

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Senator JP Morrell Announces Winners of Student Essay Contest

Sen. Morrell to present Kindle Fires to Winners Tomorrow NEW ORLEANS (January 21, 2014) – State Senator JP Morrell, District 3, announced the winners of his holiday essay contest today. The Senator will visit schools to present the winners with Kindle Fires tomorrow. WHAT: Student Essay Winner Award Presentations WHEN: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 (throughout …

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Sen. Morrell Urges Gov. Jindal to Act on Amoeba

From Ragusa Consulting Two Ameba Instances Prompt Morrell to Call for State Action BATON ROUGE (Oct. 9, 2013) – Senator Jean Paul “JP” Morrell (LA District 3), whose senate district includes St. Bernard Parish, sent the following letter to Governor Jindal calling for State action to ensure the safety of municipal water supplies. Letter from …

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Post-Katrina New Orleans School Firings Wrongful

By The Associated Press In New Orleans City BusinessWatch movie online The Transporter Refueled (2015) Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the city and its schools, a Louisiana judge ruled today. Judge Ethel Simms Julien awarded more than $1 million to seven people …

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