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Interim LSU president Tom Galligan drops out of search for permanent president

Tom Galligan, who is serving as interim LSU president, withdrew his name from consideration for the permanent position Tuesday.  In a letter to the LSU...

Broadband bill stalls in Louisiana House committee

A bill that could potentially increase the number of Louisianians who have access to high-speed internet was deferred Tuesday by its sponsor, Rep. Rodney...
John Bel Edwards

Gov. Edwards announces multimillion dollar investment plan for Louisiana roads

The Louisiana Department of Transportation was allocated $216 million in the December 2020 COVID-19 relief package, and Gov. John Bel Edwards said Monday that...

West Monroe has never elected a Black person to its board; Justice Department steps...

The U.S. Department of Justice and the City of West Monroe have settled a voting rights lawsuit after federal officials realized that no Black...

House unanimously passes bill that expands definition of domestic abuse

A bill that expands Louisiana’s definition of domestic abuse passed unanimously in the House on Thursday with minimal debate. If HB 159 becomes law, the...

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