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Monday, June 28, 2010

Jindal vetoes bill opening oil leak records

Gov. Bobby Jindal late Friday vetoed a bill that was overwhelmingly approved by the Louisiana Legislature and would have made public records related the BP Deepwater Horizons oil rig disaster.

Jindal wrote in his veto message that he thought allowing the public to see the records might undermine the state’s legal position.

State Sen. Robert Adley, who added the provision to House Bill 37 on the Senate floor, unsuccessfully attempted to open more records that Jindal currently keeps secret.

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