Feb. 2, 2016 02:16 PM
Never before has the Louisiana House of Representative’s politics been under so much much scrutiny ...
Jan. 5, 2016 06:14 PM
Incoming commissioner of administration will discuss upcoming legislative session at The Picard Center ...
Dec. 29, 2015 12:30 AM
It may be a few more weeks until the Louisiana Chemical Association decides whether it will appeal a decision from a district court judge paving the way for its members to pay more than $100 million in higher taxes ...
Dec. 9, 2015 03:01 PM
To be released in the late spring of 2016, book promises a “fascinating glimpse behind the scenes of this year’s elections.” ...
Oct. 12, 2015 01:34 PM
In the wake of the Louisiana Legislature suspending part of a sales tax exemption favored by industry, $3.5 million has been paid in protest by 25 to 30 companies and the money is now being held in escrow ...
Sept. 15, 2015 12:25 AM
Price of Oil Getting Political in LouisianaWhile oil prices, and predictions about where they’re going, don’t paint a pretty picture for the state of Louisiana, we’re unlikely to see a true and complete portrait of their effect on the current ...
Sept. 9, 2015 11:16 AM
While oil prices, and predictions about where they’re going, don’t paint a pretty picture for the state of Louisiana, we’re unlikely to see a true and complete portrait of their effect on the current fiscal year budget until the next governor is ...
Aug. 25, 2015 05:57 PM
The Lens partners with PolitiFact for the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina to see if President Barack Obama has followed through on his campaign promises about the storm and the city of New Orleans ...
July 14, 2015 11:38 AM
Candidate for city-parish prez (along with fellow state Rep. Ledricka Thierry and state Sen. Fred Mills) earns an "F" from biz lobby; Elbert Guillory, Nancy Landry and Stuart Bishop awarded "A." ...
June 2, 2015 11:54 AM
A version of a bill to reduce the state’s consulting contracts that was unanimously passed by both chambers of the Legislature last year before being vetoed by Gov. Bobby Jindal appears to be heading back to his desk ...

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While the members of this diverse group of Acadiana women can’t all say they were firsts, each of them has contributed to our community in ways too countless to capture in 500-word profiles ...