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 ...
June 22, 2017 09:53 AM
National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast — and more rain is on the way ...
June 22, 2017 09:51 AM
With more than 5,100 participants, the exercise’s results offer an unscientific snapshot of how voters and residents feel about spending priorities ...
June 21, 2017 10:34 AM
The storm remains offshore, and much of Southwest Louisiana including Lafayette is still likely to see heavy rainfall and other effects, including tornadoes, from the storm as it moves up the Louisiana-Texas border then curves to the northeast ...
June 21, 2017 10:20 AM
With Tropical Storm Cindy official — and unpredictable — and much of South Louisiana still skittish after last August’s devastating floods, Lafayette Consolidated Government says it is making sandbags available to residents on an temporary, emergency ...