LSP: Department of Public Safety officer lies about shooting
A state Department of Public Safety and Corrections officer is out of a job after he allegedly lied about being involved in a shooting.
Report: Generation Z has worst mental health of any generation
An American Psychological Association report shows Generation Z, people from 15 to 21, have the worst mental health of any generation.
Not all DAs on board with unanimous juries
There’s been growing support for the number two amendment option on the November ballot, but not all District Attorneys are on board with the move to require unanimous jury verdicts in felony cases.
14% of Louisiana Bridges are Structurally Deficient says New Report
A new report shows 14 percent of bridges in Louisiana are structurally deficient, with a need for rehabilitation or possibly even replacement. Spokesperson for the transportation research group TRIP, Rocky Moretti, says precautions are being taken with some of these bridges in order to extend struct…
Should Gas Taxes Fund LSP?
Amendment number four on the November ballot lets Louisianans decide whether or not their gas tax dollars should be allowed fund State Police, instead of being solely dedicated to infrastructure.
Should Felons be Allowed to Run for Office Right Out of Prison?
The November 6th ballot includes an amendment that allows voters to decide whether or not convicted felons should be allowed to run for office right out of prison. The number one amendment option would bar felons from elected or appointed office for five years after their sentence. Public Affairs Re…
85,000 Louisianans Getting Checks From Treasury Before Years End
The checks will be up to $1,500.
Sen. Fred Mills Gives Clarity On Medical Marijuana Delay
Medical Marijuana in Louisiana has been pushed back from the distributors hoped-for launch date of late this year, to early next year as the grower, GB Sciences, its partner, LSU, and the Ag Department iron out the last regulatory details.
La. Highway Deaths Increased In 2017
The Highway Safety Research Group has released its report that breaks down the data of Louisiana’s 2017 traffic reports that shows the state had 771 highway deaths last year, up slightly from 2016.
Sen. Cassidy condemns threats in wake of mail bomber arrest
Senator Bill Cassidy has made a statement following the arrest of Cesar Sayoc Jr., a Florida man who is suspected on sending out suspicious packages to various politicians and CNN, saying there is no place in American politics for physical threats and violence.
Analyst: Over 100,000 Early Votes Already Cast For Midterms
JMC Analytics publisher John Couvillon says we haven't seen midterm participation like this since 2006.
Gov. Edwards Heads To Israel For Weeklong Trip
Governor John Bel Edwards is embarking on a week-long economic development mission to Israel today, taking with him a 24-person delegation.