Jan. 27, 2017 02:37 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards laid out his reasoning to lawmakers Friday for a deficit-closing special session, saying he won't seek tax increases to close the $304 million gap and will try to protect education programs from cuts ...
Jan. 23, 2017 03:13 PM
The proposed pipeline would cross 11 parishes ...
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 ...