John White: Teacher Pay Increases Have to Happen Now
State Superintendent of Education John White says it's time to start paying the state's teachers more money.
Medicinal Marijuana Crop Delayed Until November
The Ag Commissioner is meeting today with the marijuana grower tasked with providing medicinal cannabis in the wake of news that this year’s crop is being delayed until November.
Millions of Dollars in Renovations Coming to Louisiana McDonald’s
McDonald's is pumping $114 million into 200 Louisiana restaurants to overhaul everything from the exterior of the building to how you order your food.
Judge to Allow Evidence of Previous Hazing Behavior in Max Gruver Case
A judge will allow evidence of previous hazing behavior in the trial of two former LSU students, Sean-Paul Gott and Ryan Isto, who were some of those allegedly responsible for Maxwell Gruver’s hazing death.
Homeschooling on the Rise in Louisiana
The National Home Education Research Institute says across the nation, homeschooling is on the rise.
Thousands of Flood Victims Did Not Seek Federal Aid
20,000 homeowners who suffered major flood damage in 2016 did not complete a short survey to see if they were eligible for the $1.3 billion in federal recovery aid.
Defense Spending Bill to Boost Investments in Louisiana Military Bases
President Trump has signed the $717 Billion defense spending bill that will fund the military for 2019.
LDWF Offers Advice to Lake Swimmers
A second body in the last week has been recovered in Lake Ponchartrain. On Tuesday, it was 32-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux, and on Saturday 66-year-old Milton Gomez’s body was pulled out of the lake as well.
State Online Tutoring Service Gets Expansion
The state’s online tutoring service, www.homeworkla.org, is expanding hours and adding additional features that includes live tutoring, test prep, class help and even job search assistance.
Price Tag for New Voting Machines Projected to Rise
The state has entered negotiations to purchase 10,000 voting machines from Dominion Voting Systems, Inc, but the price tag has increased to replace their current machines.
Livingston Parish Recovering 2 Years After 2016 Floods
It’s been two years since the devastating August 2016 flood that caused over 8-billion dollars in property damage and claimed 13 lives across south Louisiana.
Used Car Sales Up, But So Are Prices
The demand for used cars is growing and so are the prices.