Category Archives: State News

New Labor Laws Will Affect Seafood Industry

Changes to labor laws are putting the pinch on some in the seafood industry this year. Many seafood processors, even Read More →

Holloway Chairs First PSC Meeting

The Louisiana Public Service Commission held its monthly meeting today in Baton Rouge.  This was the first meeting with Commissioner Read More →

College Goal Sunday Kicks Off This Weekend

This weekend kicks off College Goal Sunday in Louisiana. Fifteen locations around the state are hosting a free information session Read More →

4 Gubernatorial Candidates Attend LSBA Convention

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The Louisiana School Board Association’s annual convention is going on this week. Common core and the association’s need for a Read More →

LSBA Calls for Increased Funding for Public Education

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The Louisiana School Board Association has called for an increase in state funding for public education. The LSBA cited rising Read More →

Governor to Release Budget Cuts on Friday

After-two months of speculation, the Jindal administration will release budget cuts on Friday. Higher education could be the hardest hit. Read More →

Moviemakers Worry Tax Credits Won’t be Renewed

With the upcoming budget cuts looming, some directors are concerned the Louisiana tax credits offered will be cut.   WBRZ’s Mark Read More →

Area Groups Supporting Undocumented Workers

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As the president’s reforms for immigration are still up in the air there are groups supporting undocumented workers in the Read More →

Senator Vitter Stops in Alexandria During Statewide Tour

Senator David Vitter makes Alexandria the second stop on his leadership forums tour. Vitter announced he was running to be Read More →

LSU Students Get Hands-On Experience with New Technology

LSU college students of the agriculture’s textiles, apparel design, and merchandising program are getting hands-on experience with technology that’s new Read More →