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 ...
May 14, 2017 11:21 PM
The House Appropriations chairman believes tax reform in Louisiana will only come when CPAs are brought to the table and governors are not in a rush for a quick fix. He also thinks Joel Robideaux could have helped Bobby Jindal and John Bel Edwards ...
The latest master plan, which is updated every five years, includes 124 projects that proponents say will build 802 square miles of land and reduce flood-related damage by $150 billion over 50 years ...
Currently, state law only applies such cases of domestic abuse to family and household members ...
May 12, 2017 10:39 AM
What began as a rebellion against the budget practices of the Jindal administration five years ago has culminated in a House budget process that is independent of the governor's office. The path here was not partisan, although the current budget battles ...
May 12, 2017 09:57 AM
And after a Chase Tower rep attempted to bar them, members of Indivisible Acadiana were able to go to the congressman’s eighth-floor office and fill out constituent cards. Higgins was not in town at the time. (With videos) ...
May 12, 2017 09:34 AM
The House approved HB677, which would eliminate the possibility of getting a hardship driver's license in the wake of an OWI arrest without installing an interlocking ignition device ...
May 12, 2017 08:38 AM
Rep. Julie Emerson's bill. to deregulate and delicense natural hair braiding in Louisiana won House approval by a wide margin but only after a contentious debate ...
The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education unanimously moved Thursday to incorporate $18 million of legislative suggestions into its funding formula for Louisiana’s public schools next year, but not at the expense of other programs ...
May 11, 2017 10:38 AM
It’s the second of four Confederate-era monuments being yanked from public spaces in this majority-black city ...

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