Category Archives: State News

I-59 and I-10 may close in South Louisiana/ Mississippi today

BATON ROUGE, La– Due to flooding, The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and the Mississippi Department of Transportation announce Read More →

Red Cross Opens Shelters in North Louisiana for Evacuees

THURSDAY, March 10, 2016 – The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters across North Louisiana to assist those affected Read More →

More than 33,000 Walmart Associates in Louisiana to Receive Pay Raise

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Louisiana associates also share more than $5.4 million in quarterly cash bonuses New Orleans, La., March 8, 2016 – As Read More →

CLTCC Students Attend Bring H.E.A.T. Rally

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Central Louisiana Technical Community College students departed yesterday morning to the State Capitol in Baton Rouge to participate in the Read More →

Committee Approves State Budget Cut Bill

The powerful House Appropriations Committee approves by a vote of 14 to 9 a spending bill that cuts millions from Read More →

Shreveport Attorney Announces Run for 4th District

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A Shreveport attorney is announcing his intention to run for the 4th congressional district seat in the fall election. He’s Read More →

College Goal Sunday Provides Tips on Affording College

The state’s College Goal Sunday is being held twice this year on February 28th and March 6th. The purpose is Read More →

Passenger Train Leaves New Orleans for First Time Since Katrina

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For the first time since Hurricane Katrina more than 10 years ago, a passenger train has departed New Orleans for Read More →

Funding Comes Up Short for Public Schools

Over 500 school board members flocked to the state capitol to hear that state funding is $12 million short for Read More →

EARLY VOTING BEGINS SATURDAY

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Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the March 5th Presidential Preference Primary (PPP) Read More →