Aug. 22, 2016 03:56 PM
A special session was held in 2005 following hurricanes Katrina and Rita ...
Aug. 15, 2016 02:00 PM
State offices in 27 parishes were shut down on Monday and Tuesday as essential personnel turned their attention to ongoing search and rescue operations ...
Aug. 9, 2016 10:16 AM
Looking ahead to 2017, LFF President Gene Mills said it’s still early but his group’s developing issues agenda includes criminal justice reform, a “saner” school bathroom policy and end-of-life proposals ...
Aug. 9, 2016 10:08 AM
Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Fred Mills said he and his committee are pushing state officials to make a decision soon on how to move forward with Louisiana’s massive Medicaid processing contract ...
Aug. 4, 2016 11:45 AM
Party leaders say an endorsement from the Democratic State Central Committee seems unlikely any time soon ...
Aug. 2, 2016 11:49 AM
A few of the home-brewed super PACs created in Louisiana to support candidates in the fall U.S. Senate race experienced a very bumpy second quarter of fundraising this year ...
Aug. 1, 2016 10:46 AM
This month Louisiana will officially activate two laws addressing police interaction with the public, drafted and passed with what critics say was knee-jerk rashness and inattention to detail ...
Long before coming under criminal investigation and getting slapped with more than $100,000 in civil fines and penalties, City Marshal Brian Pope mastered the art of political patronage. Just ask his legion of reserve deputies ...
July 25, 2016 11:50 AM
On the Nov. 8 ballot in Louisiana there will be 63 different candidates running in seven federal races for the U.S House and Senate, meaning voters will have plenty of names to choose from — possibly more than any other time in recent history ...
July 20, 2016 01:11 PM
A super PAC that was formed to support the U.S. Senate candidacy of Treasurer John Kennedy has been disbanded and its money has been transferred to a national conservative advocacy group ...

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