December elections historically have had low turnouts, and Secretary of State Tom Schedler's office expects about 35 percent of voters statewide to show up for the election, compared to 68 percent for the presidential election ...
Nov. 30, 2016 03:21 PM
Louisiana has received $438 million in disaster block grant assistance from Congress, but the Democratic governor is asking for a total of $4 billion ...
Nov. 30, 2016 01:44 PM
U.S. Senate candidate Foster Campbell's fundraising has spiked ahead of the Dec. 10 runoff, as his campaign is bolstered by Democratic donors from around the nation ...
Nov. 28, 2016 03:23 PM
Louisiana's budget has been in tatters for years, nearly the entire eight years Republican former Gov. Bobby Jindal was in office ...
Nov. 28, 2016 03:05 PM
A judge could decide within days whether Gov. John Bel Edwards violated Louisiana's constitution in giving workplace protections to LGBT people through executive order ...
Nov. 22, 2016 02:53 PM
The audit looked at public funds in the office from July 1, 2014, through June 20, 2016 ...
Nov. 21, 2016 12:03 PM
One-time rivals who hammered each other in bitter exchanges ahead of the primary election are now suggesting they're forgiving and forgetting in the runoff as they endorse intra-party competitors who earlier in the election cycle said awful things about ...
Nov. 21, 2016 11:59 AM
But the policy won't be completely reversed ...
Nov. 18, 2016 01:29 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards agreed Friday to postpone budget cuts for another month, as lawmakers pushed to spare college campuses from the slashing needed to close a $313 million deficit ...
Nov. 17, 2016 02:04 PM
The cut, which equals about 2 percent of colleges' general state financing, is contained in a package of budget adjustments sought by the governor to offset a more than $300 million gap left from the last fiscal year ...

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