Category Archives: State News

State Capitol in Serious Disrepair

Louisiana’s Historic State Capitol in Baton Rouge is a draw for tourists, but after many decades of use, it’s, well, Read More →

CVB Hosts Lt. Gov. at Tourism Luncheon

May is National Tourism Month. Yesterday, the Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted their Annual Tourism Awareness and Awards Luncheon with Read More →

Level II Endangered Missing Child

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***UPDATE*** The Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory has been cancelled.  Jalon Bradley has been located safe in Jackson, Mississippi.  Freeman Read More →

Libertarian Party of Louisiana Holds 2016 State Conventionand Presidential Forum

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The Libertarian Party of Louisiana (LPL) held its state convention last weekend on Saturday, April 16th and Sunday, April 17th. Read More →

Covington Legislator Opposes His Own Bill

A Covington legislator backs off on his own bill to prohibit fees on plastic and paper bags.  The state representative Read More →

Bill Aims to Expand Avoyelles Port Commission

A bill to re-configure the make-up of the Avoyelles Port Commission is now half-way through the legislature.  It’s sponsored by Read More →

Gov Edwards’ Agenda Moves Forward, Signs Non-Discrimination Executive Order

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards is celebrating the first steps for passage of two bills on his legislative agenda. The Read More →

State Sales Tax Increase Goes Into Effect

Not a very “happy” April Fool’s Day this year for Louisiana as the state tax change took effect yesterday.  ABC Read More →

Early Voting Ends Today for April 9th Primary

Early voting, which started Saturday, March 26th, ends today.  Secretary of State, Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianans eligible to Read More →

Edwards Testifies in Support of LA Equal Pay Act

Thursday, Governor John Bel Edwards testified in the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee in support of the Louisiana Equal Read More →