The INDsider - News The INDsider - News http://theind.com/articles.sec-8-1-News.html Thu, 22 Jun 17 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana]]> Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana
National Weather Service forecasters estimated the storm had dumped anywhere from 2 to 10 inches of rain on various spots along the Gulf Coast — and more rain is on the way ......]]>
<![CDATA[Advocate’s ‘Solve the Budget’ revealing]]> Advocate’s ‘Solve the Budget’ revealing
With more than 5,100 participants, the exercise’s results offer an unscientific snapshot of how voters and residents feel about spending priorities ......]]>
<![CDATA[Cindy’s worst yet to come]]> Cindy’s worst yet to come
The storm remains offshore, and much of Southwest Louisiana including Lafayette is still likely to see heavy rainfall and other effects, including tornadoes, from the storm as it moves up the Louisiana-Texas border then curves to the northeast ......]]>
<![CDATA[LCG opens emergency sandbag site at Blackham]]> LCG opens emergency sandbag site at Blackham
With Tropical Storm Cindy official — and unpredictable — and much of South Louisiana still skittish after last August’s devastating floods, Lafayette Consolidated Government says it is making sandbags available to residents on an temporary, emergency ......]]>
<![CDATA[Higgins through the looking glass ]]> Higgins through the looking glass
Higgins faced up to his rhetoric in a meeting with the left, but how can he abandon the tough talk that made him? ......]]>
<![CDATA[Louisiana has a budget, but it cost more to get it]]> Louisiana has a budget, but it cost more to get it
It took a costly special session, but Louisiana will enter the new fiscal year on July 1 with a budget in place ......]]>
<![CDATA[SoLA braces for tropical storm, heavy rain]]> SoLA braces for tropical storm, heavy rain
The northern rim of the Gulf of Mexico, including all of South Louisiana, under tropical storm warning ......]]>
<![CDATA[Former House speaker defends sitting speaker]]> Former House speaker defends sitting speaker
Former House Speaker Chuck Kleckley, now a government affairs advisor at Adams & Reese in Baton Rouge, said last week that he thought his successor in the Legislature’s lower chamber is “doing a good job.” ......]]>
<![CDATA[Mozilla's hunt for Lafayette's learning innovators has begun]]> Mozilla's hunt for Lafayette's learning innovators has begun
The tech firm behind Firefox has officially opened lines to tap into $150,000 in grants ......]]>
<![CDATA[For dysfunctional Legislature, next budget will be wrenching]]> For dysfunctional Legislature, next budget will be wrenching
Louisiana lawmakers made crafting their latest nearly $29 billion state operating budget a teeth-gnashing, stress-inducing struggle that took two legislative sessions to complete. That doesn’t bode well for what comes next ......]]>