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Louisiana commerce board approves tax exemption for Folger despite allegation that...

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry on Friday approved $220 million of single-year industrial tax exemptions, including 13 exemptions for Folger Coffee Company...

Louisiana governor vetoes changes to the emergency election plan process

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed Wednesday legislation that would have changed the process for implementing an emergency election plan like the one used over...

Louisiana reports the most daily COVID-19 cases ever

Louisiana reported 3,492 new COVID-19 Thursday -- the most reported in a single day since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Gov. John Bel Edwards said...

Louisiana governor vetoes oil and gas tax break from special session

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed Wednesday an oil and gas industry tax break passed by the Louisiana Legislature that would cost the state over...

Judge rules against Louisiana pastor who defied state COVID-19 restrictions

Tony Spell, the charismatic Pentecostal pastor who defied the state’s order limiting crowd sizes, lost a battle in federal court this week when a...

Louisiana rewards prisoners with $5 for getting flu shot

The Louisiana Department of Corrections is giving a $5 prison-canteen credit to inmates who get the flu shot in its state facilities this year...

How you can help veterans — not just on Veterans Day,...

By Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Purdue University As the nation celebrates our 17 million living veterans, it is also important to know that the number of...

Joe Biden declared next president by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden’s native state of Pennsylvania on Saturday secured his victory to become the next president of the United States when...

Louisiana governor leaves most pet projects in state budget

Gov. John Bel Edwards kept almost all of the 118 pet projects Louisiana lawmakers inserted into the budget intact when he signed legislation this...

Letlow, Harris prepare for all-Republican runoff in Louisiana’s 5th congressional district

Republicans Luke Letlow and Lance Harris are trying to distinguish themselves from each other as they head into a runoff election for Louisiana’s 5th...

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