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Louisiana House backs proposals to undo COVID-19 restrictions

The Louisiana House of Representatives made its intentions clear Friday when it passed seven bills that would limit the governor’s authority during emergencies like...

Will COVID-19 delay the Supreme Court confirmation hearings?

One of the few obstacles that could prevent Amy Coney Barrett from being confirmed as a Supreme Court justice this year is the coronavirus. That...

Louisiana Lawmakers may undo law that helps ‘juvenile lifers’

Louisiana legislators said they made a mistake earlier this year when they passed a new law making it easier for some people given lifetime...

Louisiana legislators want ‘a seat at the table’ when it comes...

The Louisiana Legislature is looking for more of a say over the state’s emergency response as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into its seventh...

Louisiana Republicans vie to take over state’s COVID-19 response

Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, has recently traveled to multiple college campuses in the South and...

Louisiana’s census response rate is next-to-last with one week left

With less than a week to go before this year’s scheduled Sept. 30 end of counting for the 2020 Census, about 91.8 percent have...

Congress launches inquiry into claims about gynecological procedures at Georgia immigrant...

Top U.S. House Democrats are investigating a whistleblower’s allegations that immigrant women in a Georgia detention center endured gynecological procedures without their consent or...

Louisiana Legislature Calls Special Session Over COVID Restrictions, Unemployment

The Louisiana Legislature has called itself into a special session to address Hurricane Laura recovery, COVID-19 policies and the rapidly-dwindling state unemployment trust fund,...

Louisiana’s unemployment benefits could drop from low to lowest

Without drastic intervention, Louisiana will cut unemployment benefits in 2021 to the lowest payouts of anywhere in the country -- a maximum of $221...

Will a COVID-19 vaccine be safe?

by Trish Zornio  for Colorado Newsline In normal times, vaccine safety is easily recognized. These aren’t normal times. Despite robust science, public trust of a COVID-19 vaccine...

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