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  • Parish turns over fire truck to Maringouin VFD (getsouth.com)
    Apr 14, 2011
    ... Iberville Finance Director Randall W. Dunn, Parish Councilman Louis “Pete” Kelley Jr. of Plaquemine, Fire Chief Michael Gaudet, Ourso, Maringouin Mayor John F. Overton, state Rep. Karen St. Germain, Parish Councilman Timothy J. Vallet of Rosedale, ...
    Post South

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  • Referendum to decide Crescent City Connection tolls (louisianaweekly.com)
    Jul 2, 2012
    But, she added in an interview with The Louisiana Weekly ... Connick and the Governor both agreed to a proposal by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain (D-Pierre Part) authorizing a referendum in Jefferson, Orleans and Plaquemines parishes, with the general ...
    Louisiana Weekly
  • Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus chooses leaders (nola.com)
    Jun 23, 2012
    Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, has been elected to lead the 16-member Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus starting July 1. St. Germain, who leads the House Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, replaces Sen.
    nola.com
  • Landry elected to Women’s Caucus (theind.com)
    Jun 22, 2012
    Landry will serve as parliamentarian for the group. Rep. Karen St. Germain will serve as the group’s chair. Another Acadiana lawmaker, Rep. Ledricka Johnson Theirry, will serve as treasurer.
    The INDsider
  • Crescent City Connection referendum gets OK from Gov. Bobby Jindal (nola.com)
    Jun 16, 2012
    Jindal signed two bills dealing with the Crescent City Connection: House Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part ... for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana. In killing the vehicle rental tax bills by ...
    nola.com
  • St. Augustine High School picks its first female president (nola.com)
    Jun 14, 2012
    Karen Smith Collins ... Collins was raised in New Orleans and was principal of Francis Gaudet Elementary before Hurricane Katrina and Sarah T. Reed High School afterward. She left for St. Louis to accompany her husband, Kelvin Adams, as he ...
    nola.com
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (houmatoday.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Louisiana's lawmakers will do an in-depth review of ... "I don't think anybody wants to listen to this again." --Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, refusing to again debate whether tolls should remain on a Mississippi River bridge in the ...
    Houma Courier
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (the-dispatch.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Louisiana's lawmakers will do an in-depth review of ... "I don't think anybody wants to listen to this again." --Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, refusing to again debate whether tolls should remain on a Mississippi River bridge in the ...
    Dispatch
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (goerie.com)
    Jun 4, 2012
    Louisiana's lawmakers will do an in-depth review of ... "I don't think anybody wants to listen to this again." --Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, refusing to again debate whether tolls should remain on a Mississippi River bridge in the ...
    Erie Times-News
  • Notes and quotes from the Louisiana Legislature (mysanantonio.com)
    Jun 3, 2012
    (AP) — Louisiana's lawmakers will do an in-depth review of ... "I don't think anybody wants to listen to this again." --Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, refusing to again debate whether tolls should remain on a Mississippi River bridge in the ...
    MySanAntonio
  • CCC tolls could be decided in Nov. 6 vote if Jindal signs bill (nola.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    The bill, sponsored by Rep. Karen Gaudet St.. Germain, D-Pierre Part, goes to Gov. Bobby Jindal who has not stated publicly where he stands on the measure. Minutes after St. Germain won House approval of the bill, Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton ...
    nola.com
  • New Louisiana laws increase veteran benefits (nbc33tv.com)
    Jun 2, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, LA — Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today in support of Louisiana’s veterans ... In 2012, Governor Jindal signed HB 590 by Representative Karen St. Germain to extend the exemption veterans currently have for the ...
    NBC33TV.COM
  • CCC tolls bill in peril as session heads for Monday adjournment (nola.com)
    Jun 1, 2012
    House 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, is headed to a six-member conference committee of three House and three Senate members after the House rejected Senate changes to the measure Friday. If a compromise is reached in ...
    nola.com
  • CCC toll vote bill heads back to House after Senate approval (nola.com)
    May 31, 2012
    Sen. David Heitmeier, D-Algiers, won approval of a series of changes to House Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, which then passed, 36-0. St. Germain's bill returns to the House for approval of several Senate changes.
    nola.com
  • Gov. signs new laws to support military families (ksla.com)
    May 30, 2012
    This will speed up the transfer of professional licenses and certifications from other states when active servicemen and their families are relocated by the military to Louisiana ... signed HB 590 by Representative Karen St. Germain to extend the exemption ...
    KSLA
  • CCC tolls should be decided by Jefferson, Orleans voters, committee says (nola.com)
    May 29, 2012
    House Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, now goes to the Senate floor for debate. St. Germain called the bill "a win-win" for the New Orleans area because it gives voters at the Nov. 6 election a chance to settle the toll ...
    nola.com
  • Lawmakers push aid to military, veterans (thetowntalk.com)
    May 27, 2012
    BATON ROUGE — As fighting in the Mideast continues, more Louisiana National Guard and active military ... military five years of eligibility Legislation authored by Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine, has been signed into law exempting ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Lawmakers push aid to military, veterans (shreveporttimes.com)
    May 27, 2012
    BATON ROUGE — As fighting in the Mideast continues, more Louisiana National Guard and active military ... military five years of eligibility Legislation authored by Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine, has been signed into law exempting ...
    Shreveport Times
  • New laws signed to support military families (nbc33tv.com)
    May 26, 2012
    This will speed up the transfer of professional licenses and certifications from other states when active servicemen and their families are relocated by the military to Louisiana ... signed HB 590 by Representative Karen St. Germain to extend the exemption ...
    NBC33TV.COM
  • Legislative Briefs for Friday, 5/25 (theadvocate.com)
    May 25, 2012
    Registering a vehicle in Louisiana would require photo identification under a bill that won final legislative approval Thursday. The state Senate voted 35-0 in favor of House Bill 1112 by state Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part. Registering a vehicle ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Jefferson Parish Council to discuss get-toll plan for Crescent City Connection with state officials (nola.com)
    May 22, 2012
    Earlier this month, the council passed a resolution in support of House Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, to set a Nov. 6 election for voters to decide whether to renew the tolls. The bill, which was amended to limit ...
    nola.com
  • Jefferson Parish Council seeks meeting with state officials on Crescent City Connection tolls (nola.com)
    May 17, 2012
    Earlier this month, the council passed a resolution in support of House Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, to set a Nov. 6 election for voters in Orleans, Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes to decide whether to renew the tolls.
    nola.com
  • LSU to give out Health Sciences Center degrees (nola.com)
    May 16, 2012
    Schroeder, Garett James Seeba, Catherine Elizabeth Simpson, Kayla Dawn Sliman, Melissa Ann Spera, Stephen Michael Spindel, Katie Ann St. Germain, Ashley Nicole Stanley, Jessica Ruby Stark, James Walter Steves, Diya Surie, Devan Guidry ...
    nola.com
  • Bill to privatize ferry service as CCC tolls expire clears House panel (nola.com)
    May 14, 2012
    LeBas said that Adley's bill is not in conflict with House Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, that would retain the tolls for an indefinite period if voters in Orleans Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes approve the ...
    nola.com
  • Bill signed into law to protect victims of sexual offenses (nbc33tv.com)
    May 14, 2012
    BATON ROUGE, LA — Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law on Friday, May 11, a bill to increase public safety for Louisiana families by continuing to crack down on sex offenders. HB 70 by Representative Karen St. Germain creates the crime of ...
    NBC33TV.COM
  • Governor Jindal signs Veterans legislation (nbc33tv.com)
    May 12, 2012
    HB 590 by Representative Karen St. Germain extends the exemption veterans currently ... Governor Jindal said, “Our Louisiana veterans made the choice to put their lives on the line to defend our freedoms and for that we are forever grateful.
    NBC33TV.COM
  • Jefferson Parish Council, Gretna City Council to support bill that would let voters decide CCC toll renewal (nola.com)
    May 8, 2012
    A House committee voted 11-1 on Monday for Bill 1212 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, that would put the issue before voters in Jefferson, Orleans and Plaquemines parishes in the Nov. 6 election. Jefferson Parish Councilman Chris ...
    nola.com
  • La. bill tightens control on sale, use of Toledo Bend water (thetowntalk.com)
    May 8, 2012
    "By no means are we going to tell the Sabine River Authority what they can do," said Rep ... water level in Louisiana, too. "Our water is going to Texas and we're not getting anything for it." Committee Chairwoman Karen St. Germain tried ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • La. bill tightens control on sale, use of Toledo Bend water (thetowntalk.com)
    May 8, 2012
    "By no means are we going to tell the Sabine River Authority what they can do," said Rep ... water level in Louisiana, too. "Our water is going to Texas and we're not getting anything for it." Committee Chairwoman Karen St. Germain tried ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • La. bill tightens control on sale, use of Toledo Bend water
    May 8, 2012
    "By no means are we going to tell the Sabine River Authority what they can do," said Rep ... water level in Louisiana, too. "Our water is going to Texas and we're not getting anything for it." Committee Chairwoman Karen St. Germain tried ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • State seeks to protect Toledo Bend water (dailyworld.com)
    May 8, 2012
    "By no means are we going to tell the Sabine River Authority what they can do," said Rep ... water level in Louisiana, too. "Our water is going to Texas and we're not getting anything for it." Committee Chair Karen St. Germain tried to shuffle ...
    Opelousas Daily World
  • Numerous officials must approve Toledo Bend water sales (shreveporttimes.com)
    May 8, 2012
    "By no means are we going to tell the Sabine River Authority what they can do," said Rep ... level in Louisiana, too, Kelly said. "Our water is going to Texas and we're not getting anything for it." Committee Chair Karen St. Germain tried ...
    Shreveport Times
  • Two-year inspection sticker approved as panel makes U-turn (nola.com)
    May 7, 2012
    Rep. Karen Gaudet St.Germain, D-Pierre Part, who chairs the panel, said State Police assured committee members in the last week that the biennial inspections can be just as effective as the annual ones. State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson ...
    nola.com
  • Legislation looks to change vehicle laws (thesttammanynews.com)
    May 6, 2012
    Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, asked the Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works, to put the bill on hold while the Senate addresses concerns with panel members. Louisiana representatives are also talking about a ...
    News Banner
  • House committee puts brakes on vehicle inspection measure (theadvocate.com)
    May 2, 2012
    Louisiana House Transportation Committee Chairwoman Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part and handler of the bill ... sticker when you can get two in one year,” she said. But state Rep. Terry Landry, D-Lafayette, said he thinks motorists should only have ...
    theadvocate.com
  • Bill allowing vehicle inspections every two years stalls in House committee (nola.com)
    May 1, 2012
    Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, who was handling Senate Bill 601 by Sen. Sherri Buffington, R-Shreveport, asked the Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works to defer action on the bill to accommodate time for changes ...
    nola.com
  • Louisiana nears adoption of stricter truck rules (landlinemag.com)
    Apr 20, 2012
    The House voted unanimously to advance a bill to the Senate that would bring Louisiana’s commercial driver’s licensing rules in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Sponsored by Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, the bill would ...
    Land Line Magazine
  • The vehicles of uninsured motorists could be towed under Louisiana House proposal (nola.com)
    Apr 18, 2012
    "My goal is to make sure we have insured drivers in Louisiana," Garofalo told the panel ... The panel also approved and sent to the House floor House Bill 1112 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, that requires a driver applying ...
    nola.com
  • Electronic proof of vehicle insurance approved by House committee (nola.com)
    Apr 17, 2012
    "This just adds another tool to the tool box" to help drivers and police, said Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, who chairs the panel. The bill says that the display of an image of the insurance card on a cell phone or other ...
    nola.com
  • Legislators turn attention to retirement reform (americanpress.com)
    Apr 11, 2012
    Jindal is aiming his reform effort at only the Louisiana State Employees Retirement System ... teachers to become adjunct professors under the same conditions. Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine, is sponsor of HB 371 that would authorize ...
    Lake Charles American Press
  • Sex offenders should steer clear of victims, Louisiana House committee decides (nola.com)
    Apr 7, 2012
    House Bill 70 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, heads to the Louisiana House floor for debate. St. Germain said that if the offender already resides within the three-mile zone, her bill would not make them move, but offenders ...
    nola.com
  • House approves bill to open polling places an hour later for state elections (nola.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    Supporters also noted that Louisiana currently has the second-longest election ... "That seems to be a kind of significant number," Moreno said. Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine, said she had requested the amendment exempting Tuesday ...
    nola.com
  • House panel approves bill to keep convicted sex offenders from living near victims (nola.com)
    Apr 5, 2012
    The Committee on the Administration of Criminal Justice gave its unanimous support to House Bill 70 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part. The measure now heads to the House floor for debate. St. Germain said that if the offenders ...
    nola.com
  • House committee declines to pull the plug on political robocalls (nola.com)
    Apr 3, 2012
    The panel earlier gave unanimous support to House Bill 371 by Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part ... president of the Professional Firefighters Association of Louisiana. Ed Anderson can be reached at eanderson@timespicayune.com ...
    nola.com
  • La. bill seeks notice of police checkpoints (thetowntalk.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Rep. Marcus Hunter says law enforcement ... "I was coming back from Dallas and got caught in the same thing," said Committee Chair Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine. The notices are to contain the location, time ...
    Alexandria Daily Town Talk
  • Bill seeks notice of police checkpoints (theadvertiser.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    "I was coming back from Dallas and got caught in the same thing," said Committee Chair Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine. The notices are to contain the location, time, and duration for the checkpoints to operate and they are to be "in ...
    The Daily Advertiser
  • Bill seeks notice of police checkpoints (shreveporttimes.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    "I was coming back from Dallas and got caught in the same thing," said Committee Chair Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine. The notices are to contain the location, time, and duration for the checkpoints to operate and they are to be "in ...
    Shreveport Times
  • Hunter's bill requires notice of checkpoints (thenewsstar.com)
    Mar 27, 2012
    "I was coming back from Dallas and got caught in the same thing," said committee chairwoman Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine. The notices are to contain the location, time and duration for the checkpoints to operate and they are to be "in ...
    News-Star
  • Bill to publicize police check points gets committee OK (thenewsstar.com)
    Mar 26, 2012
    “I was coming back from Dallas and got caught in the same thing,” said Committee Chair Rep. Karen St. Germain, D-Plaquemine. The notices are to contain the location, time and duration for the checkpoints to operate and they are to be “in ...
    News-Star
  • Sen. A.G. Crowe scraps bill for free lifetime health benefits for assessor's employees (nola.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Plaquemine, authored the original bill in 2007 but only included parishes that specifically asked at that time to be included. The list grew to 48 in subsequent years, as more parishes became aware that the law existed.
    nola.com
  • Don't expand free lifetime health insurance for assessors (nola.com)
    Mar 23, 2012
    That benefit is already guaranteed to 48 other assessor's offices around the state. Rep. Karen St. Germain filed the original legislation in 2007 to apply to a long list of parishes, although St. Tammany and some other parishes weren't on it.
    nola.com
  • HB 167 failed in House, but the fight against right of way violations not over (examiner.com)
    Sep 21, 2011
    HB167 appeared to be heading for passage with strong numbers in favor, until it was defeated in the second vote because of pressure of Paid Lobbyists representing the Louisiana District ... District 7; Karen Gaudet St. Germain, District 60; Tin Burns ...
    Examiner

Blogs

  • Senate wants all in car to buckle up - NOLA.com (nola.com)
    May 28, 2009
    Rep. Karen Gaudet St. Germain, D-Pierre Part, said that drug offenders could get relatives or friends to buy the vehicles and put them in their names as a dodge to the proposed law. "They will always find another way," she said. ...
    Stateline.org RSS - Social Policy