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President Joe Biden marks the anniversary of the ADA

At a White House ceremony marking the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Monday, President Joe Biden recalled a hallmark moment in the...

Louisiana (and every other state) needs to impose mask mandates now...

From banning smoking in businesses to forcing drivers and passengers to wear seat belts to prohibiting texting while driving, governments have never had a...

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards picks Senator Ronnie Johns to run...

Gov. John Bel Edwards has appointed Sen. Ronnie Johns, R-Sulphur, to lead the state’s Gaming Control Board, which creates and oversees gambling industry regulations...

Louisiana lawmakers sign off on ‘Caesars Superdome’ name

Louisiana lawmakers agreed Thursday (July 22) to let the New Orleans Saints change the name of the Superdome to “Ceasars Superdome” -- after the...

Louisiana has one of the country’s highest COVID-19 rates this week

WASHINGTON — Amid a rise in infections and hospitalizations from the surging delta variant of COVID-19, the Biden administration is boosting money and other...

Louisiana governments are expected to apply for aid to fix their...

BATON ROUGE - Even though Louisiana communities with water problems are expected to apply for a share of $300 million in federal pandemic aid...

Louisiana’s historic veto override session: Winners and losers 

Republican leaders in the Louisiana Legislature ended the first veto override session in the history of the state Wednesday, three days earlier than the...

States still lag in getting assistance to struggling renters, federal data...

WASHINGTON — State and local officials disbursed $1.5 billion in rental assistance during June—more than during the entire previous five months—to help households falling...

Louisiana counts 5,388 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the 3rd highest spike...

BATON ROUGE - After the Wednesday veto override session ended without any bills being overridden, Gov. John Bel Edwards emphasized the need for both...
Transgender

Louisiana Legislature fails to overturn governor’s veto of transgender athlete ban

Louisiana will not ban transgender women and girls from participating in women and girls sports -- despite efforts of the conservative Christian organizations and...

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