Nov. 18, 2016 01:29 PM
Gov. John Bel Edwards agreed Friday to postpone budget cuts for another month, as lawmakers pushed to spare college campuses from the slashing needed to close a $313 million deficit ...
Nov. 17, 2016 02:04 PM
The cut, which equals about 2 percent of colleges' general state financing, is contained in a package of budget adjustments sought by the governor to offset a more than $300 million gap left from the last fiscal year ...
Nov. 15, 2016 01:38 PM
The competition between Fayard and Campbell had been particularly bitter ahead of the Senate primary election earlier this month ...
Nov. 15, 2016 01:33 PM
It wasn't clear if the proposal would rely solely on cuts to close the gap or if the Edwards administration has found any pots of money to offset some of the deficit ...
Nov. 14, 2016 01:17 PM
The review by Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office details widespread financial issues across the department under the department's former secretary, raising questions about millions of dollars in spending ...
Nov. 11, 2016 02:50 PM
Louisiana's $315 million deficit from last year was mainly driven by continuing dips in employment that are hammering personal income and business tax collections ...
Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy and Democratic Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell were the top two vote-getters in Tuesday's election ...
Louisiana's lawmakers are being urged to make sweeping changes to the state's sales, personal income and property tax policies, in an effort to end state government's boom-and-bust budgeting cycles ...
More than 515,000 voters cast their ballots early in Louisiana's weeklong early voting period that ended Tuesday — 17 percent of the state's 3 million registered voters ...
Oct. 26, 2016 02:32 PM
With an open seat, two dozen candidates, prostitution allegations and a white supremacist contender, the only sure thing in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race seems to be that it won't be decided Nov. 8 ...

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