June 29, 2017 10:42 AM
Louisiana would be uniquely penalized in the calculation of federal spending on state Medicaid programs under the Senate GOP’s proposed health law rewrite, says Gov. John Bel Edwards ...
After court victories against abortion laws in Texas and Louisiana, a reproductive rights group filed a federal challenge on Tuesday of a Louisiana licensing law it blames for more than a thousand burdensome anti-abortion regulations ...
June 28, 2017 10:53 AM
A proposal aimed at protecting controversial speakers’ appearances at Louisiana colleges and calling on campuses to penalize students who disrupt them has been vetoed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who described the bill as a “solution in search of a problem.” ...
June 27, 2017 10:54 AM
A new report says Louisiana students who attend private schools with taxpayer dollars have bounced back from initially dismal scores in math and English but aren’t outperforming their public school peers ...
June 27, 2017 10:48 AM
The budget was adopted by lawmakers in a special session after they failed to reach a compromise in the regular legislative session ...
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 ...