Category Archives: State News

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 →

Traffic in Leesville Expected to Increase Significantly with Closure of 1-10 at Sabine River

LEESVILLE-With the closure at 9 a.m. this morning of Interstate 10 due to flooding at the Sabine River, near the Read More →

DOTD announces closure of I-10 at Sabine River

***UPDATE***  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 10:09 AM LAKE CHARLES, La. – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development announces that Read More →