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Salt water flowing from the Gulf of Mexico into the drought-stricken Mississippi River is prompting Louisiana Gov.
A south Louisiana parish is suing the Port of New Orleans to block it from building a planned $1.8 billion container facility. The St.
Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Committee on the Budget are turning to Louisiana for its hard-earned expertise in the fiscal impacts of climate change.
Police are investigating and Louisiana State University has barred a graduate student from teaching after officials say the student left a profane phone message for a state lawmaker.
Louisianans whose personal information was exposed in a massive data breach that affected the state’s Office of Motor Vehicles last month, will receive one year of free credit monitoring and identity theft protection.
Louisiana’s Republican-dominated Legislature overturned Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ recent veto of a ban on gender-affirming care for transgender minors on Tuesday.
Advocates for juveniles held in a former death row building at a Louisiana prison for adults say the youths are suffering through dangerous heat and psychologically damaging isolation in their prison cells with little or no mental health care, inadequate schooling and foul water.
Lawmakers in Louisiana’s Republican-dominated Legislature will return to the Capitol in an attempt to override Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards recent vetoes.
Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has blocked a package of anti-LGBTQ+ bills from becoming law. He vetoed the three bills Friday.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed parts of Louisiana’s budget. The move Thursday followed pleading from Louisiana lawmakers for Edwards to clean up the state’s hastily-passed budget.
Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed eight bills recently passed by the Republican-dominated Legislature.
Lawmakers in Louisiana’s GOP-controlled Senate say they regret their hasty passage of the state’s $45 billion budget.
Nearly all of Louisiana’s death row inmates are asking term-limited Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to spare their lives and grant them clemency.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, said Thursday he intends to veto a package of bills passed by the GOP-dominated legislature that targets the LGBTQ+ community, including a ban on gender-affirming care for transgender minors and the state’s version of a “Don’t Say Gay” bill.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers who last year demanded Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards testify about whether he was complicit in a cover-up over state troopers’ deadly 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene have quietly abandoned their work without hearing from the governor or issui
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana legislators who last year demanded answers from Gov. John Bel Edwards on whether he was complicit in a cover-up of state troopers’ deadly arrest of a Black motorist have quietly abandoned their work without hearing from the governor or issuing any findings.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The secretary of Louisiana’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries resigned Friday amid a developing scandal that saw a former member of the state wildlife commission plead guilty to a federal bribery charge.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In Louisiana, teacher pay raises, added exceptions to the state’s near-total abortion ban and abolishing the death penalty are among items on Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The head of Louisiana’s Department of Environmental Quality is resigning at the end of the month, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A 1992 federal court agreement that led to a Black justice being elected to Louisiana’s once all-white Supreme Court is no longer needed and should be dissolved, an assistant to the state’s attorney general told a federal appeals court Monday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With just seven months until Louisiana’s election for governor, Shawn Wilson officially entered the gubernatorial race Monday, becoming the first prominent Democrat to seek the seat later this year.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is traveling to Asia for a weeklong series of meetings with business leaders and policymakers in the hopes of growing foreign investment.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday named Eric Kalivoda as Louisiana’s new transportation secretary, succeeding Shawn Wilson who is retiring this week and expected to run for governor in October.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With $2.2 billion in extra state revenue forecasted for Louisiana’s upcoming budget, Democratic Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson, who is considered a possible Democratic gubernatorial candidate, informed Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A $45 million funding bill to address soaring homeowner insurance rates in hurricane-battered Louisiana was overwhelmingly approved by Louisiana lawmakers Friday and sent to Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Sunday called for a special legislative session to address the state’s property insurance crisis.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dora Jean Edwards, the mother of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, has died, the governor announced in a Friday morning statement.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As Louisiana continues to be plagued by insurance woes, with insurers leaving or going out of business in the hurricane-stricken state, some lawmakers say a special legislative session to address the crisis is imminent.