Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is pushing back against Republican claims that Louisiana isn't maximizing the savings available from the Medicaid expansion that begins next month ...
Striking a conciliatory tone, House lawmakers started advancing a new multibillion-dollar construction budget on Tuesday, after tanking the Senate's version in the waning minutes of the regular legislative session ...
Weary lawmakers are questioning whether they'll support additional tax changes after the tax hikes passed earlier this year ...
The House and Senate struck a compromise Sunday on the $26 million operating budget for next year — sort of a rough draft; lawmakers will fill in holes with any revenue they raise in second special session ...
An amendment added to a legislative proposal aimed at prohibiting abortions performed because the fetus has a genetic abnormality appears to have nullified the ban entirely ...
"If you want to give a dollar to somebody, you have to take it from somebody else." ...
Under current law, if TOPS isn't fully funded, only students with the highest scores on the ACT college entrance exam receive the tuition aid ...
Higher education, the LSU medical schools, K-12 public schools and the voucher program that provides taxpayer-financed tuition for private schools all would face cuts ...
The oil spill money is among a variety of financial and legal issues over which the Democratic governor and Republican attorney general have been at odds since both men took office in January ...
The tax breaks siphon dollars away from local governments and public schools that use the property tax revenue to pay for their own operations ...

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