Louisiana Lawmakers Call Another COVID-19 Special Session
Louisiana lawmakers announced Monday that they will convene a special session next week.
US Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died
RBG was 87-years-old.
Judge: Louisiana Must Return to Pandemic Mail-in Voting
A federal judge says Louisiana must reinstate coronavirus pandemic voting plans used for summer elections rather than using a more restrictive plan approved by the Legislature.
Leave of Absence for Health Official in Furor over Meddling
The Trump administration health official accused of political meddling in the government’s coronanvirus response is taking a 60-day leave of absence.
Federal Reserve Sees Rates Near Zero at Least Through 2023
The Federal Reserve expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pegged near zero at least through 2023 as it strives to accelerate economic growth and drive down the unemployment rate.
Alton Sterling Case: Baton Rouge Nixes $5M Settlement Offer
Attorneys for the children of Alton Sterling, a Black man fatally shot by a Baton Rouge police officer in 2016, said a decision by local officials against offering $5 million to settle a pending civil case showed they were uninformed about the matter.
Louisville to Pay Millions to Breonna Taylor’s Mom, Reform Police
The city of Louisville will pay several million dollars to the mother of Breonna Taylor and install police reforms as part of a settlement of a lawsuit from Taylor’s family.
President Trump to Preside over Historic Arab-Israel Recognition Deals
President Donald Trump is set to preside over the signing of historic diplomatic deals between Israel and two Gulf Arab nations that could herald a dramatic shift in Middle East power dynamics.
Longtime New Orleans Saints Player Colston Turns UNO Teacher
New Orleans Saints standout player Marques Colston is teaching an online course at University of New Orleans about leadership and entrepreneurship.
Officials across Louisiana Express Concern over Labor Day Crowds
On this Labor Day, Governor John Bel Edwards implores citizens of the state to remain diligent when it comes to social distancing so the state will continue to see a decline in COVID-19 cases numbers.
Hurricane Laura Death Toll in Louisiana Rises to 25
Louisiana officials have reported two additional deaths tied to Hurricane Laura, bringing the storm’s total death toll in the state to 25.
US Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.4% Even as Hiring Slows
U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August to a still-high 8.4% from 10.2%, with about half the 22 million jobs lost to the coronavirus outbreak recovered so far.