Allison Allsop, LSU Manship News Service

Allison Allsop, LSU Manship News Service

The sun shines down on a purple sign outside LSU's football stadium that reads "LSU Tiger Stadium"

LSU to fold on its controversial sports-betting deal with Caesar’s

By: - June 2, 2023

LSU is ending its controversial, seven-figure agreement allowing Caesars Entertainment to advertise sports betting across the campus, according to university officials and a sports marketing company involved in the deal. The agreement, struck in 2021, was supposed to last several more years, said Lauren Capone of Playfly Sports, a marketing company that helped arrange the […]

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People incarcerated by non-unanimous juries won’t get life line

By: - May 27, 2023

The House voted 48-38 to kill a bill Thursday that would have created an avenue of hope for prisoners who were convicted by non-unanimous juries before the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed the practice. House Bill 588 would have created a special committee for providing parole for up to roughly 1,500 people who had been convicted […]

Louisiana State Representative Valarie Hodges speaks on the Louisiana State Capitol steps on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, during a rally against the arrest of Donald Trump.

Foreign adversaries couldn’t buy Louisiana property under proposal

By: - May 24, 2023

The House passed a bill 78-22 Tuesday that would prohibit certain foreign adversaries or people connected to them from acquiring immovable property in Louisiana. House Bill 537, authored by Rep. Valarie Hodges, R-Denham Springs, caused a stir at a recent committee hearing with many people protesting that it would allow landlords and home sellers to […]

The Louisiana House Appropriation Committee meets Monday, May, 15, 2023.

Louisiana lawmakers sink their own pay raises

By: - May 15, 2023

The House Appropriations Committee voted 16-5 Monday to kill a bill that would have increased the salary for legislators. House Bill 149 had proposed increasing their pay to roughly $39,000 a year from $16,800, not including the daily stipend for lawmakers who live outside the Baton Rouge area. The committee rejected the bill after much […]

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Bill advances to provide free, easy access to menstrual products in Louisiana schools

By: - May 3, 2022

While some schools already provide these products in the nurse’s office or the main office, many do not. A trip to one of those offices can take up class time.