May 1, 2017 06:33 AM
The Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee will consider bills by New Orleans Sen. J.P. Morrell today to refocus the state's film tax credit program on support of Louisiana-based companies and industry ...
April 28, 2017 09:00 AM
Under the proposal, Louisiana's anti-nepotism laws would be rewritten to let the son of Col. Kevin Reeves continue working as a state trooper even though he hadn't been with the agency for a full year as required by ethics law ...
April 28, 2017 09:00 AM
The Louisiana House overwhelmingly has agreed that public school students should be able to carry sunblock without a doctor's permission or their school's blessing ...
Don’t get any ideas — they were just discussing the topic ...
April 28, 2017 09:00 AM
The Senate Education Committee on Thursday favorably reported to the full Senate a bill that would transfer five state museums — from New Orleans to Shreveport — to local jurisdictions, including one that never existed ...
The House Committee on Agriculture Thursday moved a bill to the full House for debate that regulates how abandoned animals become wards of the state after declared emergencies ...
April 28, 2017 07:16 AM
Three weeks into the 60-day window for the session, the House Appropriations Committee appears ready to begin getting down to its primary task of approving a budget for state government ...
The bill makes juveniles convicted and sentenced to life in prison without parole eligible for parole consideration 25 years after conviction ...
“There are more prescriptions for opioids in Louisiana than there are people.” ...
April 27, 2017 09:01 AM
Sen. Eric Lafleur's SB230 would remove five museums from control of Secretary of State. State money woes are the basis for the move ...

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