June 29, 2017 10:42 AM
Louisiana would be uniquely penalized in the calculation of federal spending on state Medicaid programs under the Senate GOP’s proposed health law rewrite, says Gov. John Bel Edwards ...
June 28, 2017 10:53 AM
A proposal aimed at protecting controversial speakers’ appearances at Louisiana colleges and calling on campuses to penalize students who disrupt them has been vetoed by Gov. John Bel Edwards, who described the bill as a “solution in search of a problem.” ...
June 27, 2017 10:48 AM
The budget was adopted by lawmakers in a special session after they failed to reach a compromise in the regular legislative session ...
June 19, 2017 10:10 AM
Louisiana lawmakers made crafting their latest nearly $29 billion state operating budget a teeth-gnashing, stress-inducing struggle that took two legislative sessions to complete. That doesn’t bode well for what comes next ...
June 16, 2017 11:31 AM
A $28 billion-plus Louisiana operating budget won final legislative passage Friday, a week later than expected, after a stalemate in the spending negotiations forced lawmakers into a special session ...
June 14, 2017 11:07 AM
House Republican leaders made their initial offer Tuesday for a $28 billion-plus Louisiana operating budget, calling it a good-faith effort to broker a compromise in the limited days of the special session ...
June 12, 2017 11:28 AM
The politicians involved in Louisiana's regular legislative session probably want to erase their memories of the largely do-nothing affair ...
Lawmakers say they have a struck a deal they expect to end a budget feud between Gov. John Bel Edwards and Attorney General Jeff Landry, and the lawsuit the AG filed over an escrow account containing millions ...
Lawmakers have until June 8 to work out a final deal before the session ends. If the House and Senate can't reach an agreement before adjournment, the governor has scheduled a special legislative session to begin 30 minutes later ...
Future high school students won't have to meet tougher standards to get their college tuition paid through Louisiana's TOPS program, at least for now ...

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