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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 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...

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...

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...

Louisiana lawmakers veto override efforts coming down to one bill —...

The Louisiana Legislature’s historic veto override session appears to be coming down mostly to one piece of legislation -- a transgender women and girls...

Transgender rights activists kicked out of Louisiana Capitol for protesting

BATON ROUGE — A group of transgender rights protesters was forced out of the Louisiana House of Representatives at the start of the veto...

Louisiana Senate votes to override Governor John Bel Edwards on transgender...

The Louisiana Senate has voted again to prohibit transgender women and girls from participating in women and girls sports -- overriding Gov. John Bel...

Senate fails to override veto of bill allowing concealed guns without...

In an unprecedented veto-override session Tuesday, the Louisiana Senate failed to override the governor’s veto of a bill that allows residents to carry concealed...

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