June 9, 2017 09:46 AM
Speaker Taylor Barras and House Appropriations chair Cameron Henry combined to block Rep. Walt Leger's attempt to force a vote on the Senate version of HB1 in the final hour of the regular session on Thursday afternoon ...
June 8, 2017 02:03 PM
A budget compromise offered on Thursday morning by Speaker Taylor Barras to Senate leaders offers hope for a budget agreement but it remains to be seen as to whether Barras can deliver the votes in his chamber to get the deal done ...
June 8, 2017 11:02 AM
SB16 provides a pathway to possible parole for all juveniles who were sentenced to life without the possibility of parole and will allow state prosecutors to continue to pursue life sentences for juveniles charge with first degree murder ...
June 8, 2017 08:04 AM
Are the developmental stars finally aligning for the long blighted intersection? ...
June 7, 2017 01:29 PM
LPD responded to a May 23 break-in at the construction site of Dat Dog on Jefferson Street but did not publicly release information on the incident ...
House Bill 269, authored by Lance Harris, R-Alexandria, requires state institutes of higher education to state their support for the First Amendment and create a system of disciplinary sanctions for students who interfere with freedom of speech ...
June 6, 2017 01:09 PM
With just over 48 hours remaining in the 2017 regular session, the focus of the session — the state budget — remains unclear as Democrats and the hard-right House Republican Caucus jockey for position on one side and the Senate remains firm on the ...
June 6, 2017 11:45 AM
None had kind words for the Louisiana congressman who makes frequent reference to his Christian faith ...
June 6, 2017 10:26 AM
A Senate resolution could set in motion a long-discussed separation of Lafayette, Vermilion and Acadia parishes into free-standing judicial districts ...
Lawmakers say they have a struck a deal they expect to end a budget feud between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry, and the lawsuit the AG filed over an escrow account containing millions ...