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This session made the 8th consecutive year the Louisiana Legislature heaped...

For nearly a decade, Louisiana lawmakers have passed annual resolutions encouraging closer economic ties with Taiwan. Dating back to 2014, these resolutions have mentioned...

Gov. Edwards gets bill that doubles maximum punishment for flying drones...

A bill that would increase penalties for flying drones above petrochemical facilities, pipelines and grain elevators is headed to Gov. John Bel Edwards’ desk ...

Recreational fishers want Louisiana’s biggest commercial fishery to back off nearshore...

A small silver fish was the topic of a nearly three hour discussion among fishers, environmental advocates and lawmakers at the Louisiana Capitol this...

Gov. Edwards announces first statewide vaccine incentive programs

Louisiana residents can get a free drink after getting vaccinated in participating restaurants and bars, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the state’s first vaccine...

Louisiana lawmakers approve centralized sales tax commission

The Louisiana Legislature passed a tax reform bill Thursday that could eventually lead to the establishment of a centralized sales tax commission to replace...
Tax reform would reduce tax rates and enact tax cut triggers

Louisiana’s tax reform would reduce tax rates and enact triggers for...

A tax reform package that has already cleared the Louisiana House advanced out of the Senate Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Committee Monday proposing to...

Legislation to slow down solar development advances in Louisiana Legislature

Two pieces of legislation that could slow solar development in Louisiana moved forward at the State Capitol Wednesday. A House resolution and Senate bill...

‘Pink tax’ exemption on tampons and diapers passes House

The so-called “pink tax” exemption bill, which would establish a state sales tax exemption on feminine hygiene products and diapers, passed the Louisiana House...

Louisiana’s COVID-19 indoor capacity restrictions end Wednesday

There will be no more COVID-19 related restrictions on indoor capacities, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced during a news conference Tuesday. Masks will still...
Bill would hide tax breaks from public

House passes bill that would hide corporate tax break data from...

House lawmakers on Thursday voted 59-38 for a bill that would change the public records law to allow the state economic development agency to...

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