Category Archives: State News

FEC Filings Begin for 2016 Senate Race

Just when you might have thought Louisiana politics is taking a break, not so.  Politicians are filing papers with the Read More →

Angola Warden to Resign as of January 1st

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The man who has been warden of the Louisiana State Prison at Angola is resigning as of January 1st, somewhat Read More →

State Legislature To Plug Budget Hole with Rainy Day Fund

Members of the Louisiana Legislature have voted to take money from the state’s rainy day fund to plug the budget Read More →

Edwards Names Dardenne Comm’r of Administration

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A gubernatorial hopeful is tapped for governor-elect John Bel Edward’s top spot in his cabinet. Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne of Read More →

Tuesday Morning Crash Shuts Down I-10 Between Baton Rouge, Lafayette

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An early morning crash Tuesday involving six 18-wheelers creates gridlock on Interstate 10 between Baton Rouge and Lafayette. It also Read More →

New Book Details Life of TV Personality Involved in Murder-Suicide

A well-known Louisiana publicist has a new book out which details the sordid life of a Baton Rouge TV personality Read More →

Qualifying Begins Tomorrow for Presidential Primary

Qualifying begins tomorrow for candidates in the Louisiana presidential preference primary to be held in March next year. It’s also Read More →

Vitter Criticizes Jindal’s Budget Plan

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David Vitter says nobody has enough information from Governor Jindal to evaluate a plan to fill the massive budget hole Read More →

John Bel Edwards Visits CenLA

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Democratic candidate, John Bel Edwards, visited central Louisiana yesterday afternoon for the upcoming runoff election.  ABC 31’s Taylor Rubach has Read More →

Lawmakers Hold Hearings To Plug Budget Hole

Hearings are underway in Baton Rouge over a gaping hole in the state’s budget.  Mark Armstrong of WBRZ reports lawmakers Read More →