June 1, 2017 11:08 AM
With a week remaining in the session, the Senate Finance Committee will finally get down to voting on changes on HB1 — the state budget for the next fiscal year ...
June 1, 2017 09:35 AM
Three bills at the heart of the criminal justice reform package won approval from the House Administration of Criminal Justice Committee on Wednesday, but amendments add more steps in the approval process as the session's end nears ...
June 1, 2017 08:36 AM
Six candidates vie for permanent job; no timeline released for selection process ...
June 1, 2017 03:49 AM
With no new money on the way, DOTD will struggle to deliver the urban cure it promised ...
A Republican lawmaker has given up on raising Louisiana's gasoline tax, acknowledging he couldn't rally enough votes for passage ...
May 31, 2017 10:56 AM
Critics of Louisiana's state education superintendent filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging his validity in the position ...
May 31, 2017 08:32 AM
Votes by the Senate Finance Committee to amend the state budget approved by the House have been pushed back to Thursday after more than a dozen items were added to the committee's agenda Tuesday evening ...
May 31, 2017 07:49 AM
The bills toughen state laws on stalking and protective orders. HB499 goes to Gov. Edwards for signature. HB509 goes back to the House for concurrence on a Senate amendment ...
May 30, 2017 11:30 AM
The committee expects to make its recommended changes in HB1 on Wednesday, sending the revised bill to the Senate for a vote as soon as Thursday, according to committee chair Sen. Eric Lafleur ...
May 30, 2017 10:05 AM
A bid to rename the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts has erupted into a legislative brawl pitting the school's core constituents (alumni, friends and families) versus friends and family of one of the school's founding fathers ...