School Lunch ‘Shaming’ Bill Heading To House Floor
Baton Rouge Representative Pat Smith’s legislation that would prevent schools from taking lunches away from students with unpaid school debts is moving to the House floor.
Ag Commissioner Mike Strain Has Cautions About Easter Eggs
Louisiana Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says it’s important to use the correct dyes when coloring your eggs.
Gov. Releases Plan For Spending $123 Million In Surplus Funds
Governor John Bel Edwards is seeking legislative approval for his plan on how to spend 123 million dollars in surplus dollars.
Elmer Chocolate Helping Louisiana Celebrate Easter Once Again
Elmer Chocolate in Ponchatoula is carrying on a 163-year-old tradition as Easter approaches this weekend.
Crawfish In Good Supply For Easter Holiday Weekend
Easter weekend is the peak demand for crawfish eating.
Shaq Kicks Off Lafayette High Fund Drive
Shaq kicked off the fund drive off with a message of encouragement to the students.
Roseau Cane Quarantine In Effect
The Department of Agriculture and Forestry has ordered an emergency quarantine so that Roseau cane south of LA Highway 10 is not transported out of the area.
Sen. Dan Claitor Bill Would Make Hazing A Civil Crime
Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor’s bill making it easier to sue someone who dies as a result of hazing has received Senate approval.
Flooding Possible In North & Central Louisiana
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for much of North and Central Louisiana.
Bill To Allow Video Cameras In Nursing Home Rooms Passes House Committee
Despite opposition from nursing home owners, a proposal that would allow for surveillance cameras in nursing home rooms has cleared a House committee.
Senate Committee Votes Against Making Major Changes To TOPS
A bill seeking to make major changes to TOPS faced opposition from LSU students.
Committee To Hear Legislation To Make Medical Cannabis Legal For People W/ Autism
The House Health and Welfare committee is expected to hear legislation today that would allow medical marijuana to be used as a legal treatment for persons with autism.