July 9, 2017 02:42 PM
As each one of us at The Independent plans for a new chapter in our respective lives, we have to admit that this is a damn fine way to go out ...
June 29, 2017 04:24 PM
When will this error of an administration end? ...
June 29, 2017 11:20 AM
Residents have a chance to weigh in on solving the budget crisis on the parish side of “consolidated” government ...
June 29, 2017 10:42 AM
Louisiana would be uniquely penalized in the calculation of federal spending on state Medicaid programs under the Senate GOP’s proposed health law rewrite, says Gov. John Bel Edwards ...
After court victories against abortion laws in Texas and Louisiana, a reproductive rights group filed a federal challenge on Tuesday of a Louisiana licensing law it blames for more than a thousand burdensome anti-abortion regulations ...
June 28, 2017 10:53 AM
A proposal aimed at protecting controversial speakers’ appearances at Louisiana colleges and calling on campuses to penalize students who disrupt them has been vetoed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who described the bill as a “solution in search of a problem.” ...
June 27, 2017 10:54 AM
A new report says Louisiana students who attend private schools with taxpayer dollars have bounced back from initially dismal scores in math and English but aren’t outperforming their public school peers ...
June 27, 2017 10:48 AM
The budget was adopted by lawmakers in a special session after they failed to reach a compromise in the regular legislative session ...
June 27, 2017 10:39 AM
Gov. John Bel Edwards has been telling reporters lately that he may just skip another special session, thus allowing drastic budget reductions to take hold, if the House doesn’t start to coalesce around a revenue plan ...
June 26, 2017 10:54 AM
Biz pub will remain active through July's Top 50 issue and Aug. 16 Top 50 luncheon; Acadiana Lifestyle, Bon Temps, Lafayette Planner Guide and related entities not affected ...