Firefighter Sets Fire To His Home Injuring Disabled Wife
The State Fire Marshal has arrested a Richland Parish volunteer firefighter in connection with a mobile home fire that injured his medically disabled wife.
Bill To Train, Equip Cajun Navy For Disaster Response Passes
The state House approves legislation that supporters say will help the Cajun Navy and other volunteer groups have a greater impact during disasters.
Democratic Caucus Against Budget Proposal Sent To La. House
The Democratic Caucus is pushing back against a budget that will be discussed Thursday on the House Floor that includes $648-million in cuts to higher education and healthcare.
Sexual Harassment Audit: Louisiana Spent More Than $5 Million On Claims In 9-Year Period
The state’s legislative auditor has completed a sexual harassment survey of thousands of state workers and concluded that the state should do a better job of educating its workers on the issue.
Statewide Uber One Step Closer To Reality
On a 97-1 vote, the House passed legislation that would permit companies like Uber to operate across the state, without needing to make local agreements.
Bill To Require Trucks To Drive In Right-hand Lane On Baton Rouge Interstates Passes Commi…
A bill that would require 18-wheelers to be in the right hand lane while traveling through Baton Rouge from 4 to 7 PM weekdays passed the House Transportation Committee.
House Appropriations Committee Votes To Fully Fund TOPS
The House Appropriations Committee approves a budget for next fiscal year that would fully fund the TOPS scholarship, but that would mean less money for health care and public colleges and universities.
Would You Rather Give Up Internet Or Social Media For Year Instead Of Pay Federal Taxes?
Tax day is tomorrow and a survey from offers.com finds most Louisianans wait until the very end to file.
House Appropriations Expected To Send Proposed Budget To House Floor
The House Appropriations Committee is expected to approve a budget today for next fiscal year that will contain 648-million dollars in cuts from the current fiscal year.
Acadiana Family Claims $56 Million Powerball Jackpot
For the second time in the last five months, an Acadiana area family has claimed a Powerball jackpot.
LA Revenue Shortfall Declines By $346 Million?
The state's Revenue Estimating Conference estimates the fiscal cliff may not be as steep as earlier expected.
Death Penalty Elimination Clears Senate Panel
Senator J.P. Morrell authored the bill which would eliminate death penalty case if the crime occurred after August 1st 2018.