April 12, 2017 03:27 PM
Hammered by budget cuts over nearly a decade, Louisiana's public colleges are staring down the threat of another round of slashing in a state with one of the least-educated populations in the country ...
April 11, 2017 04:52 PM
Attorney General Jeff Landry's lawsuit against Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is the latest in a string of feuds between the two men since they both took office last year ...
April 11, 2017 11:47 AM
After months of working through the federal bureaucracy, Louisiana has access to the $1.6 billion in federal aid earmarked by Congress for flood recovery ...
April 11, 2017 11:38 AM
More than 140 House tax bills have been filed ...
April 10, 2017 04:11 PM
Edwards wants to levy a new tax on a business's gross receipts, which the administration is calling a Commercial Activity Tax ...
April 10, 2017 04:05 PM
The Democratic governor said Louisiana's leaders need to remedy the cycles of unstable state finances in this two-month regular session without falling into partisan talking points ...
April 5, 2017 04:34 PM
Health Secretary Rebekah Gee pushed back against the criticism, saying the budget has grown because Louisiana is offering Medicaid coverage to more people, particularly through the Medicaid expansion ...
April 4, 2017 03:29 PM
After an audit that found $6 million from the prison rodeo at Angola was never included in the annual corrections budget ...
March 31, 2017 02:29 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards unveiled a tax overhaul package that targets big companies and seems certain to put him at odds with the business lobbying organizations he’s battled during prior tax debates ...
March 29, 2017 01:50 PM
At issue is a proposal required by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, which is reviving old feuds between Edwards and the state education superintendent he once hoped to force out of the job ...