May 31, 2016 11:47 AM
David Vitter is stepping down after his second six-year term and Bill Cassidy is preparing to become Louisiana’s senior senator as he nears the midpoint of his own first term ...
May 26, 2016 09:51 AM
Should there be any major disagreements between the House, Senate and Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration over the session’s centerpiece spending plan, it could make for a handful of tense, closing days ...
May 23, 2016 12:29 PM
The proposal was sold to the House Committee on Criminal Justice recently as program that would encourage drivers to purchase liability insurance ...
May 23, 2016 11:52 AM
What is likewise starting to be finalized is a draft of the special session call, with broad-stroke agenda items being put on paper by the administration ...
May 16, 2016 12:39 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards, for starters, said he would veto the legislation should it reach his desk. Yet he may never get the chance ...
May 6, 2016 01:25 PM
After a successful inaugural year in 2015, TEDxVermilionStreet is set to "challenge" ideas with a roster of provacateurs in 2016 ...
May 4, 2016 11:08 AM
The state’s guiding charter, drafted in 1974, has become bloated with 183 amendments that lawmakers have sent to voters ...
May 4, 2016 10:33 AM
Feeling that the temporary increases in sales taxes had a few unintended consequences, lawmakers are pushing proposed rebates to make agriculture and automobile interests whole, or close to it. ...
May 4, 2016 10:20 AM
The state House of Representatives will soon hear a bill that would require online retailers like Amazon to track purchases made by Louisiana residents and report to the state how much in sales taxes they owe ...
May 3, 2016 02:09 PM
The university ceased research on the primates — the largest population of research chimps in the United States — last year ...

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