Third Special Session Of The Year Appearing Likely
Say it ain't so! Talks of a third special session to fix the state budget woes are circulating around Baton Rouge.
La. Remembers Those Who Paid The Ultimate Sacrifice
The nation observes its 47th federally recognized Memorial Day today. The tradition memorializes those who died while serving in the US Military.
New I-55 Highway Safety Initiative Begins Memorial Day Weekend
Amidst increased Memorial Day weekend travel, Louisiana Troopers are partnering with Mississippi Highway Patrol in a new highway safety initiative called “Line to Line.”
GOP-backed Tax Bill Clears House Ways & Means Committee
House GOP Caucus Chairman Lance Harris' tax bill received approval from the House Ways and Means Committee.
Special Session Off To Frustrating Start
The special session is off to a slow start as legislators struggle to find a fix to the $648 million budget shortfall that could devastate healthcare and education.
Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Driving & Travel Price Trends
Despite higher gas prices, AAA estimates nearly 42-million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend.
New Orleans To Host 2024 Super Bowl
For years teams bid against each other, but the NFL changed the bidding process and the Saints were the only team invited to compete for Super Bowl 58.
Crime Rate Drops Throughout The State
State Corrections Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc says it’s a testament to recent criminal justice reforms.
Expectations About Special Session Are Low
The special session is underway and lawmakers can now replace 1.4 billion dollars in sales taxes that are set to expire June 30th.
Hundreds Of New High Tech Jobs For Lafayette
CGI, an international tech company, has announced a big expansion, bringing 400 new jobs to the Lafayette area as part of its IT Center of Excellence. The announcement was made at Gov. Edwards' press conference.
More Professionals Cannot Fully Disconnect From Office During Vacation
Vacation once held the luxury of being offline, but more workers are admitting they cannot stop checking into the office.
Intermittent Periods Of Fasting May Drop Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar
A pilot study from LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center has shown there are noticeable, positive drop in blood pressure and blood sugar when restricting your eating too early in the day.