Category Archives: State News

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 →

Local Rep Proposes Bill Making it Illegal to Burn Explosives

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A Central Louisiana lawmaker is co-sponsoring a bill to make it illegal to burn explosives. State Representative Terry Brown and Read More →

Jindal Issues State of Emergency Due to Flooding

BATON ROUGE—Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued a state of emergency due to the imminent threat of flooding along the Mississippi Read More →