April 21, 2016 11:16 AM
Louisiana hasn't yet started its medical marijuana program, which will eventually get medical-grade pot to people suffering from cancer, glaucoma and a severe form of cerebral palsy ...
April 20, 2016 12:49 PM
Opponents said the ban conflicts with federal regulations governing Medicaid financing and would strip money from needed health care services for the poor ...
April 19, 2016 10:58 AM
Edwards, a Democrat in office since January, reached his 100th day as governor Tuesday still grappling with deep financial troubles ...
April 18, 2016 02:11 PM
Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell put up $250,000 for his Senate bid. New Orleans lawyer Caroline Fayard poured $150,000 of her own money into her campaign account and raised another $193,000 ...
April 18, 2016 01:45 PM
Republicans in the Legislature have blocked expansion efforts in prior years. But on Monday, both GOP and Democratic senators appeared to embrace the idea ...
April 14, 2016 02:29 PM
Looming over all the budget cut talks is the likelihood of a second special session on taxes. Lawmakers can't raise taxes in their ongoing regular session that ends June 6 ...
April 14, 2016 12:38 PM
Education leaders said public schools will struggle with the cut ...
April 14, 2016 12:15 AM
The House refused to allow Louisiana to issue driver's licenses that comply with the federal law. But they did agree to let people pay for a special state-issued ID compliant with the federal act ...
April 13, 2016 01:42 PM
Edwards' LGBT protection order prohibits state agencies, boards and contractors from harassment or discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, disability or age ...
April 13, 2016 12:32 PM
But the proposal sought by the Democratic governor is expected to face difficulty winning passage in the more conservative House, amid opposition from business groups who say it would encourage unnecessary litigation ...

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