Chinese Tariffs Set To Kick In July 6th
A Forbes report shows Louisiana is the state most at risk of being economically crippled by the escalating trade wars initiated by the Trump Administration. Congressman Garret Graves says he’s watching the negotiations closely.
Infamous Felony Lane Gang Caught For Seat Belt Violation
Suspected members of the infamous Felony Lane Gang were arrested Tuesday as part of a routine traffic stop, where officers discovered nearly 12,500 dollars, 22 credit cards, 5 checkbooks, 40 grams of pot, 11 drivers licenses from across the country and even 14 wigs.
Work Continues To Improve Police & Community Relations Following Death Of Alton Sterling
Today marks two years since the shooting death of Alton Sterling by former Baton Rouge Police Officer Blane Salamoni.
Louisiana’s Credit Outlook Raised from ‘Negative’ to ‘Stable’
Moody’s Investor Service has raised Louisiana’s credit outlook from negative to stable, in a sign that Wall Street is gaining more confidence in the state's economy.
Men’s Warehouse 11th Annual National Suit Drive to Benefit Former Offenders
The 11th Annual National Suit Drive is underway through the end of July.
Lafayette Man Arrested In Fatal Crash Involving East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman
State Police is reminding motorists about the three-foot rule when passing bicycles following a fatal wreck on Saturday in St. Francisville that killed avid bicyclist and East Baton Rouge Metro Councilman Buddy Amoroso.
SLU baseball players save woman from car fire in Canada
Three Southeastern baseball players alongside their coach saved a woman from a burning wreck of a car in the great north of Kelowna, Canada.
Louisiana rolls out new website to track government spending
With much of the recent attention on funding Louisiana’s budget, the state is making upgrades to the way residents can keep a better eye on how tax dollars are spent as they roll out the Louisiana Checkbook.
Attention Turning to 2019 Governor’s Race
Now that the state has found a solution to the fiscal cliff with the passage of a sales tax bill, the focus in state politics will turn towards next year's governor's race.
US Transportation Secretary to Visit Louisiana in August
After an invite from US Senator Bill Cassidy, US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will be taking a trip to the Bayou State on official business.
Senator Kennedy Sponsors Amendment Requiring Photo ID to Use SNAP
Senator John Kennedy has sponsored an amendment to the Senate Farm Bill that would require SNAP program recipients to show a photo ID during a transaction.
Despite Improvements, La. Ranked 49th in Overall Child Well-being
Louisiana has seen gains in child well-being, but those gains could be reversed if an undercount of children takes place with the upcoming census.