COVID-19

Louisiana Republicans don’t plan to sue over mask order, leader says

State Rep. Blake Miguez, chairman of the House Republican caucus, said Friday that there are no plans for Louisiana House Republicans to take legal...

White House determines 18 states are in coronavirus ‘red zone,’ but...

This article about the coronavirus red zone was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. By Liz Essley...

Louisiana’s face-mask order gets push back from multiple sources across the...

Governor John Bel Edwards’ new mask mandate is getting push back and resistance from officials, businesses and attorneys across Louisiana. A Jefferson Parish law firm...

Attorney General Jeff Landry says governor’s face-mask mandate can’t be enforced

Two days after Gov. John Bel Edwards’ order that shuts down bars and mandates face coverings went into effect, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry,...

White House leans on Louisiana to reopen schools

BATON ROUGE — Vice President Mike Pence visited the Louisiana State University campus Tuesday to meet with the state’s top leaders to discuss reopening...

Forty-two percent of Louisiana inmates tested have been positive for COVID-19

Since the beginning of April, Louisiana has tested about 10 percent of the state inmates that reside in the state prison system for COVID-19,...

COVID-19 infections in the prison system concern us all

By Andrea Armstrong At  a July 8 press conference, Dr. Alex Billioux, assistant secretary of health for the Office of Public Health, attempted to explain...

Gov. John Bel Edwards: Louisiana Bars must close and face masks...

Baton Rouge — On one of the worst days in Louisiana's fight with the coronavirus, Gov. John Bel Edwards held a press conference Saturday to...

Two huge COVID-19 surges make Louisiana an outlier in the U.S.

In April, the United States COVID-19 outbreak greatly affected a handful of states including New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Massachusetts and Louisiana. Now in July,...

Conflicting opinions about reopening schools in Louisiana and the U.S.

Across the United States, only 20 percent of parents with school-age children feel comfortable sending their children back to school in August or September,...

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