May 16, 2017 01:00 PM
"Mouton was not so much a hero as he was a thug. He wasn't a particularly nice fellow and he was a racist. So, essentially we appear to be stuck with this symbol of racism in the middle of our city. It's embarrassing." ...
May 16, 2017 10:48 AM
HB70 is classified as a local bill, but it was authored by a North Louisiana legislator at the request of the head of the Louisiana Professional Firefighters' Association and affects fire department seniority in four geographically scattered departments ...
May 16, 2017 10:26 AM
The gas tax hike faces tough sledding through the legislature, but likely wouldn't take the Connector down with it, despite governor's threats ...
May 16, 2017 08:50 AM
Sen. Francis Thompson's bid to rename the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts after the man recognized as the driving force behind the school's creation raises concerns about acronym creep at the Natchitoches school ...
May 15, 2017 04:53 PM
Roughly 4,000 households in unincorporated Lafayette Parish are past-due on their garbage-collection bills and face "an interruption in service." ...
The convention would offer proposals on government revenue and spending, and which areas should remain off-limits from cuts ...
May 15, 2017 11:05 AM
A sprawling package of bills to reform Louisiana's criminal justice system might be moving toward success as an agreement in principle has been struck between Louisiana's district attorneys and proponents of the Justice Reinvestment Task Force ...
May 15, 2017 10:53 AM
Finds mayor accepted overtime pay exceeding council-set salary limit, can’t account for public money issued to him, improper payments to city legal team and more ...
May 15, 2017 10:46 AM
People in Shreveport are meeting to discuss the future of a Confederate monument in front of the parish's courthouse ...
May 15, 2017 08:46 AM
The Senate Finance Committee will begin its work on HB1, the state budget passed by the House nearly two weeks ago, on Tuesday. Chairman Eric Lafleur says he will give department heads the opportunity to testify on the impact of HB1 on their work ...

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