The INDsider - AP Wire The INDsider - AP Wire http://theind.com/articles.sec-133-1-AP-Wire.html Mon, 27 Mar 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[JBE’s tax plan surprises many]]> JBE’s tax plan surprises many
Where did that come from? That's the question plenty are asking about a centerpiece of Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax law rewrite, a proposal to replace existing corporate income and franchise taxes with a corporate tax on sales ......]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law]]> Lawmaker vows to fix La. marriage law
Republican state Rep. Valarie Hodges of Denham Springs said she had always intended for the law to include a waiver process to allow foreign-born U.S. citizens to get marriage licenses ......]]>
<![CDATA[La. marriage law requiring birth certificates blocked]]> La. marriage law requiring birth certificates blocked
U.S. District Judge Ivan Lemelle said it violates equal protection rights as well as the fundamental right to marry ......]]>
<![CDATA[Lege auditor sounds budget alarm]]> Lege auditor sounds budget alarm
The head of a nonpartisan legislative office that digs into the spending of state and local government agencies is warning state lawmakers that he's teetering on the financial edge ......]]>
<![CDATA[Analysis: Medicaid changes could have sweeping impact in La.]]> Analysis: Medicaid changes could have sweeping impact in La.
Redesign is estimated to come with deep spending cuts. The implications would be major for Louisiana, where more than one-third of residents get health services through the Medicaid program ......]]>
<![CDATA[La. hit with third credit downgrade in 13 months]]> La. hit with third credit downgrade in 13 months
A national rating agency downgraded the state because of its continued financial uncertainty, making it more expensive to borrow money for roadwork and construction projects ......]]>
<![CDATA[C'est what? PSC considering relaxing ethics rules]]> C'est what? PSC considering relaxing ethics rules
Louisiana's elected utility regulators are weighing whether to loosen their ethics rules and allow utilities to go back to wining and dining them ......]]>
<![CDATA[La. state police leader retiring amid criticism]]> La. state police leader retiring amid criticism
Col. Mike Edmonson, the longest-serving state police commissioner in Louisiana's history, said he's leaving to end the upheaval at the Department of Public Safety ......]]>
<![CDATA[JBE urges Congress to keep Medicaid expansion]]> JBE urges Congress to keep Medicaid expansion
Louisiana's Democratic governor says he has "serious concern" with the GOP health plan because it would end the higher federal financing rate for Medicaid expansion in 2020 ......]]>
<![CDATA[La. State Police travel to get auditor review]]> La. State Police travel to get auditor review
After a newspaper reported that state police shelled out thousands of dollars in overtime and expenses for several troopers who drove to a conference in California with a state SUV, diverting to a Las Vegas casino resort and the Grand Canyon on the way ......]]>