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Pipeline companies want to change the law to avoid fines from...

A Louisiana State Police commander told a Louisiana House committee Thursday that a bill to cut the state police out of notifications concerning small...

Louisiana lawmaker seeks to end automatic euthanization for dogs found at...

Rep. Denise Marcelle, D-Baton Rouge, is seeking to end a state law that requires dogs to be killed automatically if they are found at...

Literacy bill named for former Louisiana state representative is moved forward...

About 160,000 Louisiana students struggling with reading or writing could get extra help if a bill by Rep. Steve McKnight (R-Baton Rouge) that funds...

Louisiana Legislature gives another chance to bill that would allow industrial...

A bill that would allow companies to disclose their problems at industrial facilities in exchange for confidentiality and reduced fines took a step closer...

Biden calls for paid time off for vaccinations as U.S. hits...

WASHINGTON — Federal and state officials now face trying to reach Americans unable or unwilling to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after meeting President Joe...

Louisiana’s AG has publicly criticized a whistleblower. Will it cost the...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is publicly criticizing the professionalism and character of a former employee who raised concerns about sexual harassment within Landry’s...

Bills addressing LSU sexual misconduct scandals move forward

A pair of bills that increase transparency, clarify sexual assault reporting mandates in Louisiana colleges and universities and establish an anti-sexual assault “Louisiana Power-Based...

Louisiana centralized sales tax bill passes House with bipartisan support

The Louisiana House approved a proposed constitutional amendment Wednesday that would create a centralized state agency to work on streamlining sales tax collections in...

8 unusual things about the sexual misconduct scandal in the Louisiana...

The controversy surrounding Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry’s office got a new set of legs this week thanks to a press conference Landry held...

Mandatory kindergarten for 5-year-olds bill passes Louisiana Senate committee

A bill that requires Louisiana’s 5-year-olds to attend kindergarten was approved by the Louisiana Senate Education Committee in a 5-1 vote Wednesday morning. “We have...

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