Category Archives: State News

3 Local Senators Appointed to Chairmanships

Three area senators are appointed to chairmanships in the new Louisiana Legislature during Monday’s swearing in ceremony. Eric LaFleur of Read More →

Guard assists Krotz Springs with flood protection

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NEW ORLEANS – Approximately 60 members of the Louisiana National Guard’s 769th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Read More →

Saturday’s Powerball Drawing to be Largest in US History

There was no big winner in last night’s Powerball drawing. That means Saturday’s jackpot will be the biggest in U.S. Read More →

Treasurer Kennedy Addresses Waste of Taxpayer Money

State Treasurer John Kennedy visited Central Louisiana yesterday afternoon to talk about the waste of taxpayer money. Kennedy also elaborated Read More →

New Head of LA DOTD: More Funding Needed for Highways

Shawn Wilson, the newly appointed Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says it will be up to Read More →

Edwards Faces Large Hole in State Budget

Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards will be sworn into office next Monday. He faces a gaping hole in the state budget, Read More →

Wednesday’s Jackpot Largest Since 2013

No one won the $340 million prize in this past Saturday’s Powerball drawing, which means Wednesday’s jackpot will be an Read More →

West Feliciana Residents Prepare for Flooding

West Feliciana Parish is preparing for high water. WBRZ’s Troy Gaulden shows us how some camp owners are getting ready. Read More →

Some Food Stamp Recipients to Lose Benefits on Jan. 1

As of tomorrow, a small group of food stamp recipients will be cut off from their benefits. That group is Read More →

Current and Upcoming Fiscal Years Short on Money

Yesterday we learned, from the new governor’s administration, that fiscally, things are much worse. Short on money is public schools Read More →