Category Archives: State News

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

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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

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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

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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 →

Southern University Sees Trend in Drop Outs

Why college students drop out is nothing new. But, Ambria Washington says there’s another trend that one professor is seeing Read More →