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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...

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...

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...

Sports betting permits could cost just $1,100 for Louisiana bars

A bill to levy fees and taxes on sports betting cleared an early hurdle Wednesday with unanimous approval from the Louisiana House Ways and...

Federal background checks on ammunition sales pushed by Democrats

WASHINGTON—Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida and Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut on Tuesday reintroduced legislation that would require instant background checks to prevent...

Voting machine bill advances after residents pushing conspiracies descend on Senate...

A bill that proposes a new method of procuring Louisiana’s voting machine systems and strips the Louisiana Secretary of State of some autonomy cleared...

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