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Louisiana governor vetoes bill to allow people to carry concealed guns...

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed legislation this week that would have allowed residents over the age of 21 to carry concealed guns without a...

Louisiana governor signs law to eliminate state sales tax on menstrual...

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a new law Thursday that will eliminate the state sales tax from feminine hygiene products and diapers. The tax...

New Orleans to consider $15/hour minimum wage for city employees, contractors 

A proposed ordinance to raise the minimum wage of city contractors and some city workers to $15 per hour will appear before a New...

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards vetoes ban on transgender women and...

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed a ban on transgender women and girls participating in women and girls sporting events. The veto didn’t come as...

Louisiana lawmakers rejected proposal to deter euthanasia of dogs from dog...

Louisiana lawmakers killed a bill during the legislative session that was intended to deter the euthanization of dogs seized at dog fights. Supporters of...

Louisiana legislative leaders send over half of $85 million in ‘pet...

A million dollars for Pointe Aux-Chenes Elementary in Terrebonne Parish. Two million dollars for the Central Athletic Foundation in East Baton Rouge. Two and...

We who wear natural hairstyles shouldn’t have to change it for...

A White manager was concerned when my best friend -- like me, a Black woman -- came to work with her hair in tiny...

Louisiana Governor signs bill to eliminate jail, prison time for modest...

Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a new law that eliminates jail and prison time for the possession of modest amounts of marijuana -- something...

Louisiana Legislative Session 2021: Winners and Losers

Lawmakers approved a business-friendly tax policy overhaul and prioritized transportation funding over most other budget items in the 2021 regular lawmaking session that ended...

Louisiana Legislature votes to shift $300 million annually to transportation projects

The Louisiana Legislature voted overwhelmingly Thursday to move approximately $300 million annually from a fund that pays for higher education and health care to...

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