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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...

Hurricane Laura damaged 74 of 76 Calcasieu Parish public schools

Calcasieu Parish Superintendent Karl Bruchhaus told the Louisiana Senate Education Committee Wednesday that damage to schools caused by Hurricane Laura is “considerably worse” than...

Louisiana sees slight increase in number of hospitalizations for COVID-19

The number of Louisianians hospitalized for COVID-19 has crept up from 664 to 667, a slight increase that nevertheless warrants concern, Gov. John Bel...

LSU Now Allows Students to Quarantine In Their Own Dorm Rooms

LSU has quietly shifted its policy for COVID-19 quarantine on campus. Students are now allowed to quarantine in their own dorm rooms under certain...

Bush administration ethics lawyer slams hiring of DeJoy as postmaster

WASHINGTON — A top ethics lawyer to President George W. Bush on Monday decried Louis DeJoy’s appointment to postmaster general and called for a...

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