The Louisiana House of Representatives Tuesday narrowly killed a controversial bill that would have imposed penalties on so-called sanctuary cities, primarily New Orleans ...
May 10, 2017 08:38 AM
Seven bills from the Justice Reinvestment Task Force will be considered on Wednesday with most of the activity concentrated in House committees. The Senate is expected to debate a bill that would abolish the use of the death penalty in Louisiana ...
May 10, 2017 07:51 AM
Baton Rouge Rep. Barry Ivey views the state law requiring gun owners to have a permit to carry a concealed weapon an infringement on their 2nd Amendment right to bear arms. His HB68 would have eliminated the need to get a concealed carry permit for any ...
May 9, 2017 01:40 PM
A set of bills moving through the state Legislature’s ongoing regular session would create new layers of disclosure in regard to prescription drug pricing in Louisiana ...
May 9, 2017 11:49 AM
A bill that would amend Louisiana’s marriage law to allow foreign-born applicants to obtain a marriage license without producing a birth certificate has cleared its first legislative hurdle ...
May 9, 2017 08:25 AM
Sen. Beth Mizell's SB54 would have the Department of Children and Family Services play a key role in responding to the victims of child exploitation. However, the state budget passed by the House cuts funding for the department by $69.8 million. Something's ...
May 9, 2017 06:59 AM
The Edwards administration's plan to refocus the state's film credits program on smaller projects that would help grow the industry across the state had a wild day in Baton Rouge that began with a charge that the senator handling the bill had hijacked ...
A retired police chief representing the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police said the cameras do in fact slow traffic and lessen speed-related accidents by 80 percent ...
May 8, 2017 10:34 AM
HB444 proposes to amend the state Constitution to allow corporations to negotiate tax deals with local governments. Opponents say it's a scheme to allow big corporations to waive their tax obligations ...
May 8, 2017 09:14 AM
The House Ways and Means Committee assumes center stage this week as a wave of tax and revenue bills await its consideration ...

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