Category Archives: State News

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 →

Angola Warden to Resign as of January 1st

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The man who has been warden of the Louisiana State Prison at Angola is resigning as of January 1st, somewhat Read More →

State Legislature To Plug Budget Hole with Rainy Day Fund

Members of the Louisiana Legislature have voted to take money from the state’s rainy day fund to plug the budget Read More →