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In pushing a transgender sports ban, Louisiana Republicans manufactured a war...

While it may have been true during Tip O’Neil’s time that “All politics is local,” it’s been 34 years since he served as Speaker...

Extreme weather causes homelessness and threatens people experiencing homelessness | Clarence...

As we witness a staggering increase in extreme weather caused by the climate crisis, a community we so often forget about is disproportionately suffering...

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 handsome, gifted, charming governor Edwin Edwards had it all —...

The following is an excerpt from “The Comeback of the Cajun Prince,” a chapter in Robert Mann’s memoir, Backrooms and Bayous: My Life in...

Republicans and Democrats accuse each other of ‘defunding the police’ |...

“Defund the police”– a rallying cry during the 2020 protests following the unwarranted deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others at the hands...

Zaila Avant-garde – 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee champ – stands...

When Zaila Avant-garde, 14, won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee on July 8, 2021, she became the first Black American to win in...

Louisiana is a safer place for Big Oil than Louisianians |...

Rep. Danny McCormick’s attempt during the Louisiana Legislature’s session to have Louisiana designated a “fossil fuel sanctuary state” would never have passed constitutional muster....

Science catches up to what residents of Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ have...

If you’re ever inclined to describe how healthy you are, you’d do well to remember that the world is bigger than Louisiana and that...

Lifting Louisiana’s economy starts with helping children | Neva Butkus

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, as it does every year around this time, recently delivered some bad news about Louisiana’s children. According to its...

Louisiana law requires you to buckle up — unless you’re a...

A 7-30 vote in the Louisiana Senate this month killed HB 130, which would have required new school buses to be installed with seat...

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