Category Archives: State News

Holloway Chairs First PSC Meeting

The Louisiana Public Service Commission held its monthly meeting today in Baton Rouge.  This was the first meeting with Commissioner Read More →

College Goal Sunday Kicks Off This Weekend

This weekend kicks off College Goal Sunday in Louisiana. Fifteen locations around the state are hosting a free information session Read More →

4 Gubernatorial Candidates Attend LSBA Convention


The Louisiana School Board Association’s annual convention is going on this week. Common core and the association’s need for a Read More →

LSBA Calls for Increased Funding for Public Education


The Louisiana School Board Association has called for an increase in state funding for public education. The LSBA cited rising Read More →

Governor to Release Budget Cuts on Friday

After-two months of speculation, the Jindal administration will release budget cuts on Friday. Higher education could be the hardest hit. Read More →

Moviemakers Worry Tax Credits Won’t be Renewed

With the upcoming budget cuts looming, some directors are concerned the Louisiana tax credits offered will be cut.   WBRZ’s Mark Read More →

Area Groups Supporting Undocumented Workers


As the president’s reforms for immigration are still up in the air there are groups supporting undocumented workers in the Read More →

Senator Vitter Stops in Alexandria During Statewide Tour

Senator David Vitter makes Alexandria the second stop on his leadership forums tour. Vitter announced he was running to be Read More →

LSU Students Get Hands-On Experience with New Technology

LSU college students of the agriculture’s textiles, apparel design, and merchandising program are getting hands-on experience with technology that’s new Read More →

Louisianians Celebrate Fat Tuesday


Today is Fat Tuesday and all around Louisiana people are either still celebrating or worn out from all the parades. Read More →