March 20, 2017 11:49 AM
Redesign is estimated to come with deep spending cuts. The implications would be major for Louisiana, where more than one-third of residents get health services through the Medicaid program ...
March 16, 2017 01:25 PM
A national rating agency downgraded the state because of its continued financial uncertainty, making it more expensive to borrow money for roadwork and construction projects ...
March 15, 2017 11:33 AM
Col. Mike Edmonson, the longest-serving state police commissioner in Louisiana's history, said he's leaving to end the upheaval at the Department of Public Safety ...
March 14, 2017 12:08 AM
After a newspaper reported that state police shelled out thousands of dollars in overtime and expenses for several troopers who drove to a conference in California with a state SUV, diverting to a Las Vegas casino resort and the Grand Canyon on the way ...
March 13, 2017 02:50 PM
Judge Tim Kelley says keeping those thousands of people from voting is unfair. But he says Louisiana's constitution and state law required him to continue denying the voting rights ...
March 9, 2017 04:57 PM
Louisiana's majority-Republican congressional delegation hasn't exactly embraced the GOP proposal to replace President Barack Obama's health care law, with most members instead offering a cautious, noncommittal response ...
Feb. 24, 2017 01:53 PM
The TOPS program would only pay for about 70 percent of students' tuition, just like this year ...
Feb. 21, 2017 03:55 PM
Republican House leaders acknowledged they don't necessarily yet have the support to pass it ...
Feb. 20, 2017 12:03 PM
The Louisiana state House and Senate have staked out their positions on closing Louisiana's $304 million deficit. Now, the two sides have three days remaining in the budget-rebalancing special legislative session to reach a deal ...
Feb. 17, 2017 12:37 PM
The proposal from Rep. Rick Edmonds, R-Baton Rouge, would cut $128 million more than Gov. John Bel Edwards wants to help eliminate Louisiana's deficit, primarily because it doesn't use any money from the state's "rainy day" fund ...

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