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Legislature passes second attempt to prohibit election donations

The Louisiana Legislature passed a bill Thursday that would prohibit state and local officials from receiving money from private or nonprofit organizations to help...
Bill would hide tax breaks from public

Major tax reform legislation passes House after failing the night before

House lawmakers on Thursday passed a major tax reform bill that had failed to gain enough votes the night before. House Bill 274, sponsored...
Tax reform would reduce tax rates and enact tax cut triggers

Tax reform legislation fails to win enough votes in the Louisiana...

A major tax reform measure that proposed new income tax rates and a repeal of the federal income tax deduction on individual state tax...

Gov. Edwards speaks on unemployment benefits, legalizing marijuana and election reform

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced several coastal restoration projects along Southeast Louisiana Wednesday afternoon, which he said would “make our coastal communities and our...

House committee passes bills seeking to protect those who decline vaccines

The Louisiana House Civil Law and Procedure Committee unanimously advanced a bill from Rep. Danny McCormick (R-Oil City) that protects business owners who “refuse...

Louisiana bill takes lenient approach to employers who misclassify workers

The Louisiana House unanimously passed a bill Monday meant to discourage employers from misclassifying workers as independent contractors and, thus, depriving the state of...

Bill to allow environmental self-audits by industries passes House

The Louisiana House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed an amended version of a bill that would allow industrial facilities to conduct environmental self-audits for certain incidents...

Gov. Edwards wants feds to end suspension against oil and gas...

Gov. John Bel Edwards urged Congress to lift the pause on oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico at a U.S. Senate...

Louisiana House votes to decriminalize marijuana statewide

The Louisiana House of Representatives voted 68-25 to decriminalize the possession of modest amounts of marijuana across the state, removing the possibility of facing...

Bill said to help solve the Louisiana’s abandoned oil well problem...

The Louisiana House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill to exempt production of oil from abandoned wells from severance tax Tuesday. Rep. Jean-Paul Coussan...

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