Gov. John Bel Edwards

Louisiana Republicans vie to take over state’s COVID-19 response

Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, has recently traveled to multiple college campuses in the South and...

Louisiana’s census response rate is next-to-last with one week left

With less than a week to go before this year’s scheduled Sept. 30 end of counting for the 2020 Census, about 91.8 percent have...
LSU

Louisiana’s college COVID-19 numbers show wide gap between on-campus and virtual students

The COVID-19 dashboard run by the Louisiana Department of Health shows 1,558 confirmed cases among college students, faculty and staff and 523 cases of...

White House coronavirus advisor said Louisiana’s COVID-19 restrictions ‘saved people’s lives’

Days before the Louisiana Legislature convenes a special session where Republican lawmakers plan to discuss taking away the emergency powers that Democratic Gov. John...
Louisiana Capitol Building

Louisiana police reform task force looks to NOPD for training model

Members of the legislative Police Training and De-escalation Task Force met with two New Orleans Police officers on Tuesday to discuss a training program...

Shutdown averted: U.S. House passes deal on stopgap funding

House and Senate leaders reached a bipartisan agreement Tuesday night to pass a three-month funding stopgap, averting a government shutdown in the midst of...

Congress launches inquiry into claims about gynecological procedures at Georgia immigrant facility

Top U.S. House Democrats are investigating a whistleblower’s allegations that immigrant women in a Georgia detention center endured gynecological procedures without their consent or...

Lafayette used cybersurveillance on activists and nonprofits amid strange warning of ‘terrorism’

In the days leading up to Lafayette’s largest protests against the fatal shooting of Trayford Pellerin by police, authorities used a cybersurveillance agency to...

Republican senators gathering the votes to proceed with U.S. Supreme Court nomination

WASHINGTON — Two key Republican senators indicated Monday they won’t stand in the way of a furious effort by the Senate GOP to confirm...
Louisiana Capitol Building

Louisiana Legislature Calls Special Session Over COVID Restrictions, Unemployment

The Louisiana Legislature has called itself into a special session to address Hurricane Laura recovery, COVID-19 policies and the rapidly-dwindling state unemployment trust fund,...

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