The bill was part of a national conservative counter movement to the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions campaign working to boycott Israel for its actions toward Palestinians ...
May 26, 2017 01:12 PM
Louisiana Department of Health Secretary Rebekah Gee on Friday characterized budget cuts ordered by the House in HB1 as arbitrary and irresponsible ...
May 26, 2017 10:42 AM
SB16 was amended in the House to allow prosecutors to seek life without the possibility of parole sentences in cases involving juvenile offenders. That runs counter to SCOTUS rulings on juvenile life sentences, including one directly involving Louisiana ...
May 26, 2017 09:00 AM
The only way it happens is if lawmakers fail to produce a budget in the regular session that adjourns on June 8. The House and Senate are currently negotiating the budget bill, for which the bodies have drastically different visions ...
May 26, 2017 12:37 AM
Rep. Vincent Pierre's HB688 would bar most Louisiana colleges and universities from asking about an applicant's criminal history on their initial application forms ...
The Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works moved three bills changing aspects of how one obtains a driver’s license in Louisiana, including how to deal with traffic cops, online courses and an additional fee ...
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that changes Louisiana’s legal definition of “school bus driver” to “school bus operator.” ...
May 25, 2017 11:54 AM
HB691 would create a new statewide authority to coordinate development and flood control efforts in the states' 24 river basins. If enacted, the bill could create an inland version of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority ...
May 25, 2017 09:55 AM
A budget that counts on private investment could count out completing the Connector any time soon ...
May 25, 2017 07:55 AM
David Boulet's 15-month tenure as an assistant secretary of the Department of Natural Resources didn't last as long as he'd hoped. He says the private sector opportunity he accepted was too good to pass up ...

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