The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that changes Louisiana’s legal definition of “school bus driver” to “school bus operator.” ...
A spokesman said state police will be forced to reduce overtime, which means fewer troopers on roads to respond to accidents and general crime ...
The bill's author hopes it will prevent unwanted interactions between police officers and arrestees, such as what occurred in Baton Rouge last July ...
House Bill 517 by Rep. Gary Carter, D-New Orleans, requires the state superintendent of education to annually submit a written report to the House and Senate education committees on every public and charter school for the next five years ...
The convention would offer proposals on government revenue and spending, and which areas should remain off-limits from cuts ...
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 ...
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 ...
The House Education Committee Wednesday rejected 9-3 a proposal that would allow parents of children in public charter school to know what educational experiments in their schools are working and which aren’t ...
A retired police chief representing the Louisiana Association of Chiefs of Police said the cameras do in fact slow traffic and lessen speed-related accidents by 80 percent ...

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