Sept. 21, 2016 03:12 PM
The flood aid question is one of a handful of unresolved issues involving the stopgap funding bill, which would prevent a shutdown next week and keep the government running through Dec. 9 ...
Sept. 20, 2016 01:07 PM
Undersecretary Robert Bonnie says the agency will use that focus through 2018 as it helps coastal producers plan improvements to improve water quality and improve coastal ecosystems under several Farm Bill programs ...
Sept. 19, 2016 01:48 PM
The number of overdose deaths increased 10 percent from 2006 to 2014 ...
Sept. 19, 2016 01:33 PM
More people still are needed to enter the program to reach the savings projected by Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration for this year's budget. The budget assumed 375,000 people will enroll in the Medicaid expansion ...
Sept. 16, 2016 02:23 PM
Landry has complained to lawmakers that two of his budget requests have been stalled by the Edwards administration ...
Sept. 16, 2016 11:17 AM
Thank God (again) for Mississippi ...
Sept. 16, 2016 11:02 AM
Flooding that ravaged south Louisiana and damaged homes across the Baton Rouge and Lafayette regions has put a crimp in fall election planning, making it more difficult for voter outreach and tracking when tens of thousands are displaced ...
Sept. 15, 2016 02:09 PM
The Bond Commission agreed without objection Thursday to the short-term loans, which will be drawn down as needed and must be repaid by August 2017 ...
Sept. 15, 2016 11:27 AM
It's a tough time for a governor to come to Washington, hat in hand, to ask for billions of dollars for a hard-hit state ...
Sept. 14, 2016 02:10 PM
The dispute is the latest in a series of clashes between the Republican attorney general and Democratic governor since the two men took office in January ...