COVID-19

After heated exchange, House committee approves emergency election plan

A state legislative committee on Wednesday approved Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin's proposed emergency election plan despite drawing criticism from the governor, many Louisiana residents...

Plans to help Louisianians pay rent can’t keep up with the...

“Families for Families,” a new initiative launched by the city of New Orleans, HousingNOLA, New Corp and Hancock Whitney Bank is looking to raise...

K-12 schools — not the state — are deciding what parents...

Azadeh Yazdi, a Lafayette parent of a fifth-grade student, is frustrated with the protocols that the Lafayette Parish School System has put in place...

Courts may decide Louisiana’s election plan; COVID-19 numbers dip to recent...

In a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Edwards said he is refusing to sign Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s proposed emergency election plan, meaning Louisiana...

Governor Edwards wins in one federal court, takes the stand in...

LAFAYETTE — Gov. John Bel Edwards took the stand in a federal court hearing Monday to defend the restrictions on bars that he enacted...

Colleges explore innovative ways to reopen safely

As colleges and universities reopen for the fall semester, campus officials are implementing innovative ways to make sure students and faculty return safely. Some of...

Will a Louisiana university tell you how much coronavirus there is...

Whether university students and staff know how widespread coronavirus is on their campuses is being left up to their school administrators. The state has...

Louisiana has sent out 69,000 ‘frontline worker’ payments

Louisiana has sent out $250 payments to 69,000 “frontline” workers since the middle of July. The state has spent $17 million of the $50...

Three things you need to know about Louisiana’s COVID-19 outbreak this...

White people have surpassed Black people in number of COVID-19 deaths The number of white people dying from COVID-19 has surpassed Black victims. Louisiana has...

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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