Jan. 19, 2017 04:24 PM
Rep. Lance Harris released a spreadsheet Thursday recommending how to make $304 million in cuts without calling lawmakers into a special session ...
Jan. 13, 2017 02:19 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is struggling with a problem that has become all too common for Louisiana's governors: How do you pick the winners and losers among disaster victims as you divvy up federal aid? ...
Jan. 13, 2017 01:58 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards intends to call the special session to make cuts and consider use of Louisiana's "rainy day" fund to close an estimated $313 million deficit in the state's $27 billion operating budget ...
Jan. 12, 2017 12:30 PM
More than 370,000 people are getting government-financed health insurance through the program in Louisiana, the first Deep South state to participate ...
Jan. 10, 2017 01:39 PM
Freshman would get 80 percent of tuition covered, while sophomores would get 90 percent. Juniors and seniors would get the full 100 percent ...
Jan. 10, 2017 01:18 PM
With an estimated $80 million in question, the case is expected to go to Louisiana's Supreme Court ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards knew he was entering the governor's office in crisis mode, inheriting a massive financial mess when his term began a year ago. If only that was the sole crisis to cross his desk before his first anniversary ...
Louisiana is submitting its plan Friday to spend $438 million in federal flood aid, and Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration says money should begin flowing for recovery work by April ...
Financial troubles left behind by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration continue to surface, with recent audits describing misspent money, shoddy bookkeeping and lost state-owned property ...
Dec. 19, 2016 05:15 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards has taken a round of political blows recently, watching favored candidates lose their elections, a judge reject his LGBT-rights executive order and House leaders thwart his budget cut plans ...

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