Category Archives: State News

Kennedy Criticizes Efforts to Change Health Insurance for State Workers

State Treasurer John Kennedy has harsh words about efforts to change group health insurance for state workers and teachers. John Read More →

District Judge Rules LA Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A milestone comes in Lafayette for the LGBT community. District Judge Ed Rubin rules Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriage is Read More →

Bruce Greenstein Indicted on 9 Counts of Felony Perjury

brucegreenstein

The former state secretary of health and hospitals in Louisiana is indicted on nine counts of felony perjury. Bruce Greenstein Read More →

Congressman Fleming Comments on Actions Against Syria

johnfleming

4th District Congressman John Fleming is in Central Louisiana today. He’s on the November ballot with one opponent, Randall Lord, Read More →

Chas Roemer Speaks in Favor of Common Core

chasroemer

The sometimes-embattled president of the State Board of Education, known as BESE, was a speaker today for the North Rapides Read More →

US Census Data Shows LA Incomes Rising Slowly

U.S. census data shows more of us in Louisiana are working, but household incomes are rising at a slow but Read More →

State Officials Get Public Input on Mental Health Issues

There’s a lot of discussion about mental health issues now, especially in Central Louisiana, where psychiatric beds are limited. Yesterday, Read More →

Kisatchie Welcomes New Forest Supervisor

There’s a new forester in town. Eddie Taylor is the new forest supervisor for the U.S. National Forest at Kisatchie. Read More →

LA Corn Crop Produces Good Yield This Year

Louisiana’s corn crop is coming in. Good weather during the growing season has translated into good yields. LSU AgCenter Correspondent Read More →

Miss LA Wins Scholarship in Miss America Pageant

Miss Louisiana is back home from Atlantic City. Lacey Sanchez arrived back in Monroe after appearing Saturday night on the Read More →