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Louisianans are traveling less, planning to eat just as much for...

Thanksgiving travel has taken a significant hit as COVID-19 cases across the country continue to rise and people appear to be heeding government officials'...

Black Louisiana residents are worse off than White Louisiana residents, report...

A Human Development report of Louisiana found major disparities in quality of life between Black and White Louisiana residents, and gaps between Louisianans and...

Louisiana commerce board approves tax exemption for Folger despite allegation that...

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry on Friday approved $220 million of single-year industrial tax exemptions, including 13 exemptions for Folger Coffee Company...

Louisiana governor vetoes oil and gas tax break from special session

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed Wednesday an oil and gas industry tax break passed by the Louisiana Legislature that would cost the state over...

Marathon Petroleum, accused of fraudulently seeking tax exemption, asks commerce board...

A state board deferred consideration of $43 million in tax breaks for Marathon Petroleum Friday after claims that the company falsified public records to...

Biden’s presidency could open doors for environmental justice in Louisiana

WASHINGTON —  The incoming Biden administration is poised to bring a new focus to environmental justice—a major policy change that could have an impact...

Louisiana climate task force holds first meeting

Louisiana’s Climate Initiatives Task Force, a body Gov. John Bel Edwards created through an Aug. 19 executive order,  held its inaugural meeting at the...

Formosa Plastics permit suspended by Army Corps

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday announced through a court filing in federal court in Washington its plans to suspend its permit...

Amendment 5 opponents say Louisiana lawmakers should take the amendment’s defeat...

During Tuesday’s statewide election, Louisiana voters rejected Amendment 5, which would have allowed some manufacturers to avoid the property taxes they would otherwise owe...

Louisiana’s constitutional amendment results

The following table contains the unofficial election results of seven Louisiana constitutional amendments as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. At that time, all but one...

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