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I worked for the governor of Louisiana during Katrina. Here are 5 things I learned

I published a piece on Vox.com today about some of the lessons I learned from Hurricane Katrina while working for Gov. Kathleen Blanco. I thought I would share the link with you here: http://www.vox.com/2015/8/20/9176225/hurricane-katrina-government -Bob Mann

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Jindal aide’s defense of ice waste scandal: it was Blanco’s fault

By Robert Mann The verdict is in about who to blame for Ice Capades — the episode reported last week by the New Orleans Times-Picayune | NOLA.com in which Gov. Bobby Jindal‘s administration spent more than $17 million on ice … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal’s popularity sinkhole (and what it has to do with the real Louisiana sinkhole)

By Robert Mann Two polls in recent months provide compelling evidence that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s once-stratospheric popularly has lost considerable altitude. Perhaps it’s too much to say that Jindal’s governorship is in a nosedive, but if he were an airplane, … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal’s fictional education “reforms”

By Robert Mann When it comes to writing fiction, Gov. Bobby Jindal is quite talented. Actually, it’s a pretty good bet that Jindal didn’t really write the op-ed under his name in today’s Monroe News-Star. There are too many grammatical … Continue reading

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