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Louisiana Legislature’s veto override session: 6 things to know

The Louisiana Legislature will hold a session to override the governor’s vetoes for the first time in the state’s modern history. It’s set to...

Denying systemic racism exists and enacting racist policies go hand-in-hand |...

As the Louisiana House argued this past session about whether systemic racism even exists, there was a one-on-one debate on the Senate floor between...

Louisiana’s prison system allowing in-person visits with attorneys again

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections has started to allow attorneys back into state prisons for in-person visits with incarcerated clients. “Our...
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Louisiana’s Election Integrity Commission folds after two meetings

After holding just two organizational meetings since it was founded this year in response to baseless allegations of voter fraud, the Louisiana Commission on...

‘The Big lie is just that, a big lie’: In Philly,...

PHILADELPHIA — Returning to the state that handed him the White House, President Joe Biden made a passionate plea Tuesday for Americans to rise up...

Anti-poverty advocates urge Congress to act on voting rights, minimum wage,...

WASHINGTON—The Poor People’s Campaign announced on Monday the beginning of a weeks-long push calling on Congress to end the Senate filibuster and pass voting...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry opposes schools interpreting Title IX to...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined 20 other attorneys general in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their opposition to the U.S....

VP Harris says DNC will pour $25M into voting rights protection

WASHINGTON—Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will spend $25 million to protect voting rights, in response to a wave...

Jefferson Parish School Board reaches settlements in two lawsuits over BB...

The Jefferson Parish School Board reached a financial settlement with the families of two boys who were suspended for displaying BB guns during virtual...

New police reforms coming to Louisiana

Law enforcement agencies in Louisiana will soon implement several police reforms Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law after the 2021 regular session. However,...

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