Louisiana Congressional Delegation Votes 3-5 Against Budget Deal
Louisiana's delegation voted three to five against accepting the budget deal that ended the brief government shutdown.
Nungesser: Mardi Gras Benefits The Entire State
Weather will be an issue for the parades that roll tomorrow as some areas of the state could see a couple of inches of rain. But Nungesser knows that will not dampen the spirit.
AG Landry Sues Corps Of Engineers Over Waterway Dispute
The suit alleges the Corps expanded the Intracoastal Waterway in Vermillion Parish beyond the borders set in a 1920s agreement.
Governor Faces Pressure To Call For Special Budget Session To Tackle Fiscal Cliff
Today is the deadline for Governor John Bel Edwards to call a February special session to address the looming one billion dollar budget hole resulting in the expiration of sales taxes.
House Republicans Consider Renewing One-cent State Sales Tax
House Republicans are looking at renewing at least some or all of the temporary one cent sales tax as a way to address a looming one billion dollar shortfall.
More State Troopers For NOLA Mardi Gras
There will be an expanded presence of state police troopers in New Orleans as Mardi Gras ramps up for the final weekend.
Valentine’s Day 2nd Busiest Day For Eating Out, Even On Ash Wednesday
Once every few years, holidays important to Louisianans fall in the same week.
Legislation Filed To Make It Easier To Recall Elected Officials
Mandeville Representative Paul Hollis filed legislation that would make it easier for Louisianans to recall their elected representatives.
Sen. Kennedy Files Bill To Stop Feds From Paying Dead People
Kennedy has joined a Democratic U.S. senator in introducing the Stopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act.
Coast Guard Rescues Four From Plane After Landing In Atchafalaya River
A reported minor injury was treated at a nearby hospital. There is no word on why the plane was low on fuel.
State Rep. Files Legislation To Create The Louisiana Checkbook
The measure would create a “Louisiana Checkbook” that Ivey says is all about transparency.
Cleco Expands In Louisiana, 2 Other Southeast States
CLECO will be able to significantly increase the scale of their operations in Louisiana.