Marriage Wait Times Could Shrink As Legislation Advances To House Floor
A bill to shorten the waiting period for getting married has advanced to the House floor.
We Could Possibly See Booze Delivered To Our Doorsteps
A bill to allow the home delivery of factory sealed alcohol beverages to your front door has passed a Louisiana Senate Judiciary committee.
Audit: Number Of Dead People Receiving SNAP Sees Drastic Drop
The Department of Children and Family Services has seen a huge decrease in the number of dead people getting food stamps after implementing a successful new program in partnership with the Department of Health that helps identify recipients who’ve died.
Bill To Allow Bulletproof Backpacks On School Campuses Heads To Senate Floor
A bill to allow bulletproof backpacks on school campuses passed a Senate committee.
Saints & Pelicans Owner Gayle Benson Plans On Keeping Teams In New Orleans
Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson spoke for the first time since her husband’s death at the NFL Owners meeting on Monday in Orlando, Florida.
Minimum Wage Hike Up For Discussion On Senate Floor Today
A bill to raise the minimum wage will be up for a vote before the full senate today.
Governor Edwards Opposes Arming Teachers In The Classroom
Governor John Bel Edwards says he does not like the idea of arming teachers in the classroom.
First Woman Inducted Into The Louisiana Agriculture Hall Of Distinction
Ninety-six-year-old Margie Jenkins is the first woman inducted into the Louisiana Agriculture Hall of Distinction.
Bill Mandating Display Of “In God We Trust” In Public Schools Passes Committee
A bill requiring the motto “In God We Trust” to be displayed in public schools passed the Senate Education Committee.
Lauscha: Gayle Benson Committed To Keeping Saints & Pelicans In NOLA
A team official says the Saints and Pelicans are committed to Louisiana and the city of New Orleans.
Wake Bill Advances To Senate Floor
Senator Dan Claitor’s bill that would make it a crime to generate wakes that damage property while driving a vehicle through flooded streets has passed through committee and is on its way to the senate floor.
Max Gruver Act Passes House Committee
The House Criminal Justice passed the Max Gruver Act without objection today which will make hazing a felony crime in Louisiana.