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Louisiana House GOP move to throw out COVID restrictions — for...

This story has been updated to include House Republicans' threat of a lawsuit and a statement from Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry. Louisiana House Republicans...

Zeta is the latest storm to put Louisiana on alert

Tropical Storm Zeta has emerged as yet the latest threat to Louisiana, and state and local officials are warning storm-fatigued residents to be vigilant...

Senate committee waters down bill to preempt ‘Defund the Police’ Efforts

A Senate committee significantly watered down legislation that would make it harder for municipalities to “defund the police” in their communities.  The bill allows...

Legislature votes to give itself more power over emergencies such as...

The Louisiana Legislature voted Tuesday to give itself more authority over state emergency orders and restrictions, including those that have been in place for...

Louisiana legislative leaders steer millions to their communities

The Louisiana Legislature overwhelmingly passed a budget bill Thursday (Oct. 15) that included more than $25 million in pet projects, many of which benefit...

New Orleans says it needs more money from Louisiana

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell wants the Louisiana Legislature to allocate more federal pandemic relief funding to her city, but her efforts seem like...

Louisiana House passes education bills related to funding, virtual discipline and...

The Louisiana House passed several bills affecting students across the state, including school funding, student discipline during virtual learning and broadband connectivity. Here are...

Trump’s rhetoric on election integrity unfolds in courtrooms, tweets

See you in court! It is a threat President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign have lobbed — sometimes verbatim — at states across the...

Nursing home-visitation bill addresses a real problem in a problematic way

Hours before my mother died I spoonfed her vanilla ice cream. Sprinkled into the dessert was a vitamin she’d been refusing to take. But...

List maintenance or voter purges: How the practice of maintaining voter...

In the last decade, millions of registered voters across the country have been removed from voter rolls. In 2019, Ohio removed more than 460,000 voter...

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