Category Archives: State News

Kennedy: Federal Law Will Force Taxpayers to Pay for Sex Change Operations

State Treasurer John Kennedy is complaining about a federal law he says will force taxpayers to pay for sex change Read More →

Sci-Port Museum Not Just for Kids

When you’re traveling around the state this summer, you might want to check in at Sci-Port. This elaborate science museum Read More →

First Weeks Starts for Miss LA 2014

It’s the first week on the job for miss Louisiana 2014. Lacey Sanchez of Baton Rouge won the crown after Read More →

TSA Requiring Electronic Devices to be Turned On

Some overseas travelers heading to the U.S. may see enhanced security at airports including being asked to turn on their Read More →

Peason Wildlife Management Area Adds 18k Acres

The state is adding almost 18 thousand acres to the Peason wildlife management area. That action came today in Baton Read More →

Common Core Debate Likely Headed for Courtroom

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After a day long, jam-packed special meeting in Baton Rouge, it appears the common core issue is headed to a Read More →

Showdown in Baton Rouge Over Common Core

The fight over common core between Governor Bobby Jindal and State Education Superintendent John White is at a showdown in Read More →

Opelousas Man Found Guilty of Bankruptcy Fraud

An Opelousas man pleads guilty in federal court in Lafayette to bankruptcy fraud. 67-year-old Kiby Daigle concealed income from his Read More →

Vance McAllister Running for Re-Election

5th District Congressman Vance McAllister is running for re-election despite a scandal surrounding his marriage. McAllister appeared with his wife Read More →

Local Lawmakers Comment on Legislative Session

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The annual legislative session ended at the beginning of this month and some area lawmakers attended a review of what Read More →