May 26, 2017 12:37 AM
Rep. Vincent Pierre's HB688 would bar most Louisiana colleges and universities from asking about an applicant's criminal history on their initial application forms ...
The Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works moved three bills changing aspects of how one obtains a driver’s license in Louisiana, including how to deal with traffic cops, online courses and an additional fee ...
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that changes Louisiana’s legal definition of “school bus driver” to “school bus operator.” ...
May 25, 2017 11:54 AM
HB691 would create a new statewide authority to coordinate development and flood control efforts in the states' 24 river basins. If enacted, the bill could create an inland version of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority ...
Private school families may be breathing a sigh of relief after legislation to repeal income tax credits and deductions for families with children attending nonpublic schools hit a roadblock in the House Ways and Means Committee ...
The bill would require the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy to create a website that contains transparent pricing information for prescription drugs ...
A spokesman said state police will be forced to reduce overtime, which means fewer troopers on roads to respond to accidents and general crime ...
The bill's author hopes it will prevent unwanted interactions between police officers and arrestees, such as what occurred in Baton Rouge last July ...
House Bill 269 would have required state institutions of higher learning to state their support for the First Amendment and create a system of disciplinary sanctions for students who interfere with invited speakers ...
House Bill 517 by Rep. Gary Carter, D-New Orleans, requires the state superintendent of education to annually submit a written report to the House and Senate education committees on every public and charter school for the next five years ...

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