Teachers Survey Shows Majority Support For Possible Statewide Strike
A survey from the Louisiana Federation of Teachers indicates that 61 percent of union members support a statewide walkout or strike to accomplish their goals of better school funding and pay raises.
Iberia Bank Closing 22 Branch Locations
Iberia Bank, the largest financial company based in Louisiana, is closing 22 branch locations this year in the state.
Louisiana’s Longest Serving First Lady Laid To Rest Today
Today is the funeral service for former First Lady Elaine Edwards, the onetime US Senator, actress, seamstress, and wife of Edwin Edwards.
Senator Troy Carter Calls For Renewed Focus On Gun Control After Texas Shooting
The latest school shooting, this time at Santa Fe High School, has reignited the conversation around gun regulations.
Louisiana Reaches All-time High In Number Of People Employed
Latest job numbers show that more Louisiana residents are employed than ever before.
Political Analyst Looks Back At Regular Session
The regular session is coming to a close with a special session set for Tuesday.
Rep. Cameron Henry On Budget: “This Bill Is Law”
The Legislature passed a budget that fully funds the Department of Health, but reduces nine state agencies budgets by 24 percent, slashes higher ed spending, and cuts TOPS to 70 percent coverage.
Record-breaking Temperatures Across State May Not Indicate Long-term Trends
It’s been a record breaking week of intense heat, that’s turned the usually tolerable Louisiana spring into a hot, soupy mess.
Riverboat Casinos Now Allowed To Expand Onto Land Due To Recent Legislation
Riverboat casinos were thrown a lifeline this week as legislation was passed that would allow the water based facilities to expand onto land.
Two Legislators Involved In Fist Fight Over Legislation (VIDEO)
WATCH Rep. Stuart Bishop apologize for his conduct at the Louisiana State Capitol.
Harrah’s New Orleans Contract Clears Major Legislative Hurdler
The Senate approved a bill that would renew the state's contract with Harrah’s New Orleans for at least 20 more years.
School Prayer Bill Gutted And Heads Back To Senate
A bill that would have allowed teachers to join students in prayer during school hours was gutted by the House after concerns were raised that it violated religious civil rights.