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Louisiana prison system’s COVID-19 reimbursements are questionable, audit says

Auto repairs. Horse feed. Chair reupholstery.  Those are some of the services the Department of Public Safety and Corrections had reimbursed through the Coronavirus Relief...

Edwin Edwards, who died Monday at 93, is praised by Louisiana...

Politicians from across Louisiana’s political spectrum expressed their condolences Monday following the news that Edwin Edwards, Acadiana’s political superstar who served four terms as...

How the new, expanded federal child tax credit will work

WASHINGTON — The most ambitious part of the pandemic stimulus package signed by President Joe Biden earlier this year is about to hit the bank...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry opposes schools interpreting Title IX to...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined 20 other attorneys general in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their opposition to the U.S....

VP Harris says DNC will pour $25M into voting rights protection

WASHINGTON—Vice President Kamala Harris announced Thursday that the Democratic National Committee will spend $25 million to protect voting rights, in response to a wave...
Lawmakers override veto of concealed carry bill

Police coalition urges Louisiana lawmakers to accept veto of concealed gun...

A coalition of law enforcement officers from across Louisiana, including parish sheriffs and chiefs of police, gathered for a news conference Thursday in Baton...

Jefferson Parish School Board reaches settlements in two lawsuits over BB...

The Jefferson Parish School Board reached a financial settlement with the families of two boys who were suspended for displaying BB guns during virtual...

New police reforms coming to Louisiana

Law enforcement agencies in Louisiana will soon implement several police reforms Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law after the 2021 regular session. However,...

Grassroot groups give Louisiana lawmakers an ‘F’ on the environment

Louisiana is among the nation’s top energy producing states. It’s also among the states most vulnerable to climate change, which is driving more intense...

Black Caucus asks feds to launch full-scale investigation of Louisiana State...

Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus leaders announced Tuesday that they will be sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to request a “top-to-bottom”...

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