Back-To-School Tax Free Holiday Kicks Off Friday
Back-to-School purchases will be subject to a 3-percent sales tax rather than the usual 5 percent.
Survey: Major Disconnect With How Parents Think Their Kids Are Performing In School
A survey finds most parents’ believe their children are performing better than what their test scores actually show.
Acadia Parish Cop Resigns After Posting Racist Remarks On Social Media
Welsh posted multiple comments on his Facebook page referring to Muslim women as trash bags, as well as, a racially charged meme
Smoking Ban To Take Effect In Lafayette
Beginning tomorrow--August 1--smoking will no longer be permitted at bars in Lafayette.
Sen. Kennedy Proposes Work Requirement For Medicaid Recipients
It's one of several amendments Kennedy filed as the debate continues over an effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Survey Finds More People Lying On Job Applications, Resumes
More people than ever are lying on resumes to get a job.
Congress Urged To Shift National Flood Insurance Program To Buyout Flood Prone Homes
As Congress is set to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance program in September, the Natural Resources Defense Council is urging a shift to moving homeowners to a safer area rather than rebuilding properties that repeatedly flood.
U.S. Rep Abraham Supports Trump’s Stance On Transgenders In The Military
President Donald Trump announces transgendered individuals are no longer allowed to serve in the U.S. military in any capacity.
President Trump’s Approval Rating Tops 50 Percent In Louisiana
Most Louisiana residents approve of Donald Trump’s job performance, according to a recent Gallup poll.
Ala. Congressman Uses Congressional Shooting Audio In Commercial
The ad brings the Second Amendment into this political race.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Sheds Uniform For Radio Talk Show
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand announced his retirement today, as the most vocal sheriff in the state will soon take to the airwaves.
New Orleans, Baton Rouge Among Most Segregated Cities In Country
New Orleans and Baton Rouge are among the most segregated cities in the nation, according to a report from 24/7 Wall Street.