Category Archives: State News

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 →

Over 1000 Louisianians Owed Money

Christmas time is the time to give and the State of Louisiana is giving back money!  State Treasurer John Kennedy Read More →

John Bel Edwards Appoints Melancon to Cabinet

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Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards moves ahead naming members to his cabinet.  One well-known name on the list is Charlie Melancon, Read More →

FEC Filings Begin for 2016 Senate Race

Just when you might have thought Louisiana politics is taking a break, not so.  Politicians are filing papers with the Read More →