Category Archives: State News

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 →

Gov Edwards Outlines Medicaid Expansion Plan

On July 1st, more than 300,000 Louisiana residents become eligible for health care through the Medicaid expansion. Governor John Bel Read More →

Waiting Period Abortion Bill Heads to Full House

A bill to increase the waiting period in Louisiana for the time to get an abortion is now headed to Read More →

New Law Would Make it Illegal to Give False Address

You better give law enforcement your correct address or you could be jailed up to two years under a bill Read More →

DCFS Announces DSNAP Locations for 23 Disaster Parishes

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BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) announced where residents of 23 parishes under a Read More →

Gov. Edwards Presents Goals for Legislative Session

Most lawmakers are still pondering the governor’s opening-session speech. It’s tradition for him to provide something of a laundry list Read More →

LA Chief Justice Addresses Legislature

The Louisiana Legislature yesterday hosted the state’s Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, a tradition for the first week of Read More →

Sabine River Flooding Updated Information

We received the following email from Avon Knowlton, SWLA Economic Dev. Alliance and wanted to pass it on to everyone.   Read More →

DOTD announces closure of I-10 in both directions at Sabine River

LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces Interstate 10 at the Sabine River, near the Read More →