DeBerry

The ongoing pandemic requires a strong government response, not platitudes about...

Wednesday evening, during a meeting of one of the three state Senate judiciary committees, Rep. Phillip DeVillier, R-Eunice, made remarks that demonstrated once again...

Republican ‘hyper partisan’ attempt to curtail governor’s power could decrease access...

When state Sen. Sharon Hewitt was taking questions from her Senate colleagues Oct. 1 about a bill she’d drafted to weaken the governor’s role...

Nursing home-visitation bill addresses a real problem in a problematic way

Hours before my mother died I spoonfed her vanilla ice cream. Sprinkled into the dessert was a vitamin she’d been refusing to take. But...

Louisiana lawmakers need to acknowledge that COVID-19 is still with us

When Republican members of the Louisiana House Health, Education and Welfare committee argued with two of the state’s top public health experts Wednesday, they...

Louisiana Republicans vie to take over state’s COVID-19 response

Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, has recently traveled to multiple college campuses in the South and...

By ordering a pandemic emergency election plan, federal judge does...

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin should have fought for Louisiana voters who demanded a way to cast their ballots in November and December...

With COVID-19 rate still high, Louisiana enters eat-drink-and-be-merry phase

COVID-19 has been infecting fewer people in Louisiana than it did during a first peak in April or a second peak in July, and...

COVID-19 hits Black America hard, but HBCU chiefs find vaccine trial...

COVID-19 is known to have infected one of every 36 Black New Orleanians during the pandemic. There’s no way of knowing how many New...

DEBERRY: America promised to learn lessons from Hurricane Katrina, but the...

Not long after four bouncers from Razoo Bar & Grill pinned 26-year-old Levon Jones to the ground until he was dead, trumpeter Hannibal Lokumbe...

DEBERRY: Did the ‘hardworking Louisianians’ that politicians praise up and decide...

You’d be hard pressed to find a politician who hasn’t described the people he or she represents as hardworking.  That modifier is such a...

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