May 12, 2016 11:24 AM
Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to cut the penalties for possessing, selling and using drug paraphernalia to conform with lessened marijuana penalties passed last year ...
May 11, 2016 02:20 PM
The pension hike is tied to adjustments in how the retirement systems pay for raises and administrative costs, aimed at lessening long-term debts ...
May 11, 2016 02:16 PM
With a 35-0 vote Tuesday, state senators gave final legislative passage to a measure that will require doctors who perform abortions to be either board certified or certifiable in obstetrics and gynecology, or family medicine ...
May 11, 2016 02:14 PM
Democratic Sen. J.P. Morrell's bill would rework Louisiana's existing anti-discrimination laws and broaden them to cover LGBT groups and people with disabilities ...
May 10, 2016 11:09 AM
It dovetails with Gov. John Bel Edwards' recommendation for a 10 percent cut to the legislative budget as Louisiana grapples with a $600 million shortfall next year ...
May 9, 2016 12:58 PM
About 11,000 Louisiana policy holders are affected ...
May 5, 2016 12:35 PM
Underage Louisianans caught with alcohol can face up to six months in jail under current state law, but that will soon change if lawmakers in the state House have their way ...
May 4, 2016 11:49 AM
The bill comes on the heels of revelations that state Treasurer John Kennedy, a U.S. Senate candidate and fiscal hawk, has spent hundreds of thousands on space in privately owned buildings while state-owned space was available ...
May 3, 2016 10:56 AM
Louisiana will become the 32nd state to expand the government-financed health insurance program to the working poor when the new coverage begins July 1 ...
May 3, 2016 10:47 AM
Despite the improvements, Louisiana still lags the nation ...

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