May 1, 2017 06:33 AM
The Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee will consider bills by New Orleans Sen. J.P. Morrell today to refocus the state's film tax credit program on support of Louisiana-based companies and industry ...
April 29, 2017 10:06 PM
Lafayette Parish voters shot down a proposed half-cent sales tax for school construction on Saturday and narrowly defeated two property tax renewals related to the parish courthouse and jail facilities ...
April 29, 2017 09:27 PM
Candyce Perret rode the impact of ads attacking Susan Theall in the final two weeks of the campaign to win election to the eight remaining years of a term on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal ...
April 28, 2017 07:16 AM
Three weeks into the 60-day window for the session, the House Appropriations Committee appears ready to begin getting down to its primary task of approving a budget for state government ...
April 27, 2017 09:01 AM
Sen. Eric Lafleur's SB230 would remove five museums from control of Secretary of State. State money woes are the basis for the move ...
April 27, 2017 07:45 AM
Sen. Jonathan Perry's SB238 to be considered by Senate Local and Municipal Affairs Committee on Thursday ...
April 27, 2017 06:49 AM
House to consider Rep. Terry Landry's HB615. Senate to consider bills to kill death penalty and to reform of habitual offender law ...
April 26, 2017 05:07 PM
Suit alleges abuse claims in Perret campaign ads featuring trooper's ex-wife, also named as defendant, show "reckless disregard for the truth." ...
April 26, 2017 10:07 AM
SB194 positioned as free speech issue while the real fight is over money and turf ...
April 26, 2017 09:13 AM
Louisiana ranks second in the nation for homicides connected to domestic abuse. Protective orders issued against abusive spouses are meaningless unless enforced. HB509 seeks to stiffen penalties for protective order violations ...

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