COVID-19

Louisiana House will consider law to protect pastor who violated COVID-19...

The Louisiana House will take up legislation that would protect a pastor who defied state regulations by holding church services during the first few...

As Hurricane Delta bears down on Louisiana, debate over governor’s authority...

As Louisiana prepares for Hurricane Delta to make landfall later this week, the Louisiana Legislature is still pursuing measures to strip the governor of...

Trump, still infected with coronavirus, returns to White House

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump on Monday night departed Walter Reed National Military Hospital, where he had been treated for COVID-19, and arrived at the White...

Lawmakers want to stop fire marshal from enforcing COVID-19 restrictions 

The House Commerce Committee advanced a resolution that suspends the state’s fire marshal authority to enforce COVID-19 restrictions on businesses --including bars and restaurants....

What if Donald Trump can’t stay on the ticket for November’s...

President Donald Trump’s diagnosis with COVID-19 just a month before Election Day raises the question of what happens in the unlikely case a nominee...

Louisiana House backs proposals to undo COVID-19 restrictions

The Louisiana House of Representatives made its intentions clear Friday when it passed seven bills that would limit the governor’s authority during emergencies like...

Will COVID-19 delay the Supreme Court confirmation hearings?

One of the few obstacles that could prevent Amy Coney Barrett from being confirmed as a Supreme Court justice this year is the coronavirus. That...

Trump in ‘good spirits’ after testing positive for COVID-19; Biden tests...

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump tweeted early Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, throwing the presidential campaign into a...

House passes new pandemic relief bill, but wide gap remains between...

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House on Thursday night narrowly passed a slimmed-down $2.2 trillion Democratic coronavirus relief bill that retains hundreds of billions in aid for...

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...

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