June 5, 2017 01:32 PM
The bill to rename the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts faces a House floor vote on Monday with alumni of the school pitted against the brother and good friend of one of the school's co-founders. Meanwhile, hair braiding gets knotted up ...
June 5, 2017 11:35 AM
Congressman Clay Higgins never shrinks from an opportunity to reinforce his brand ...
June 5, 2017 10:58 AM
Celebrated chronicler of Atchafalaya Basin dies ...
June 5, 2017 10:19 AM
The House and Senate developed starkly different responses to the state's budget issues with each chamber claiming it has taken the most responsible path toward addressing the state's needs ...
The bill requires the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy to create a website listing transparent pricing information for prescription drugs ...
June 2, 2017 11:13 AM
The Senate on Thursday unanimously rejected House changes in a bill that would make Louisiana's sentencing practices for juveniles convicted of violent crimes conform to three U.S. Supreme Court decisions on the subject ...
Lawmakers have until June 8 to work out a final deal before the session ends. If the House and Senate can't reach an agreement before adjournment, the governor has scheduled a special legislative session to begin 30 minutes later ...
Future high school students won't have to meet tougher standards to get their college tuition paid through Louisiana's TOPS program, at least for now ...
June 2, 2017 10:03 AM
Members of the Senate Finance Committee unanimously approved changes in the state budget bill that now go to the full Senate for debate and votes on Saturday. The version of HB1 that emerges from those votes will then head to the House for likely rejection ...
June 2, 2017 12:38 AM
Other bills by area legislators have either won final passage or are nearing so as the current session rushes toward its conclusion on Thursday ...