June 22, 2017 09:53 AM
National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast — and more rain is on the way ...
June 20, 2017 10:51 AM
The northern rim of the Gulf of Mexico, including all of South Louisiana, under tropical storm warning ...
June 19, 2017 10:10 AM
Louisiana lawmakers made crafting their latest nearly $29 billion state operating budget a teeth-gnashing, stress-inducing struggle that took two legislative sessions to complete. That doesn’t bode well for what comes next ...
Lawmakers say they have a struck a deal they expect to end a budget feud between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry, and the lawsuit the AG filed over an escrow account containing millions ...
Lawmakers have until June 8 to work out a final deal before the session ends. If the House and Senate can't reach an agreement before adjournment, the governor has scheduled a special legislative session to begin 30 minutes later ...
Future high school students won't have to meet tougher standards to get their college tuition paid through Louisiana's TOPS program, at least for now ...
A Republican lawmaker has given up on raising Louisiana's gasoline tax, acknowledging he couldn't rally enough votes for passage ...
May 31, 2017 10:56 AM
Critics of Louisiana's state education superintendent filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging his validity in the position ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration has presented to senators a grim picture of the fallout from the House-proposed version of next year's budget, with the governor threatening a veto if anything resembling the spending plan reaches his desk ...
More than 428,000 people have enrolled in the government-financed coverage for the working poor, which began July 1 ...