June 13, 2017 10:28 AM
The UL Lafayette poli-sci professor has been presenting a compelling history of black civil rights in Lafayette Parish from the late 18th century to late 20th century. His findings are unsettling ...
June 12, 2017 11:28 AM
The politicians involved in Louisiana's regular legislative session probably want to erase their memories of the largely do-nothing affair ...
June 12, 2017 10:35 AM
UL prof offers presentation on history of civil rights in Hub City — warts and all. Mostly warts, actually ...
The House approved, 90-1, Senate amendments to House Bill 688 by Rep. Vincent Pierre, D-Lafayette, preventing Louisiana’s public colleges and universities, with a couple of exceptions, from inquiring about a prospective student’s criminal history ...
June 7, 2017 11:16 AM
With no progress reported on budget negotiations between the chambers, House and Senate members worked through bills and resolutions on their respective agendas on the penultimate day of the 2017 Regular Session ...
June 7, 2017 09:52 AM
Another social media flare up from a political figure who courts controversy ...
June 7, 2017 12:24 AM
The House's opening gambit in budget negotiations with the Senate reveals that the GOP Caucus, which imposed its will on the House, is trying to do the same to the Senate. The Senate, though, was nearly unanimous in its rejection of the House version ...
June 6, 2017 11:40 AM
The federal class action lawsuit alleges that “officials of the 15th Judicial District Court and Sheriff’s Office in Lafayette routinely violate the constitutional rights of impoverished people...” ...
June 6, 2017 12:08 AM
Bills to reduce the state's dependence on jail as the primary means of punishing non-violent offenders are heading to the governor's desk to become law ...
June 5, 2017 12:55 AM
Justice Reinvestment Task Force bills face action in both the House and the Senate on Monday that could determine the fate of the bills this year. Key floor debates in the House are set for Monday afternoon ...

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