Its Early Childhood Education Day at the Capitol, and proponents are hoping to convince lawmakers to pump 31-million dollars more into a program that subsidizes early childhood programs for working-class families.
The fall ballot will feature at least four names in the gubernatorial jungle primary. Independent Gary Landrieu is a cousin of former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu but holds starkly conservative views.
Two North Carolina girls are paying it forward and making sure some of their classmates aren't hit with a past-due school lunch bill before summer. Hailey and Hannah Hager have opened a lemonade stand to help offset more than $3,000 in school lunch debt at their elementary school in North …
Governor Edwards is seeking federal assistance to help pay for the nearly $6 million in preliminary uninsured damages to Ruston from an EF-3 tornado. Edwards says unfortunately because of bureaucratic rules, it might be a while before the federal dollars arrive.