Sunday, February 18, 2018

Jindal wants to arm National Guard to protect military sites

BATON ROUGE— Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is directing the state National Guard to arm soldiers as needed to protect local military installations. Jindal announced the...

Gov. Edwards’ budget cut proposal to be unveiled Tuesday

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that the budget cut proposals his administration will unveil next week to cope with a...

Dardenne to Jindal: End state spending on campaign travel

BATON ROUGE — Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, a Republican running for governor, wants taxpayers to stop footing the bill for Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential...

As special session closes, legislators racing to close budget gap

Legislators are racing to the finish line to try to close the gap in funding for the end of this fiscal year. With the special...

Vitter makes statement on Lafayette theater shooting

U.S. David Vitter, R-La., made the following statement in the wake of the Lafayette theater shooting. “Wendy, the kids, and I certainly join so many...

GOP set to roll $1.5T final tax bill through House, Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their long-sought political goal within grasp, Republicans in Congress are set to catapult sweeping $1.5 trillion tax legislation through the House,...

Lawmakers agree to veto-proof budget

BATON ROUGE — In a chaotic flurry of last-minute votes, Louisiana lawmakers completed their work Thursday with a deal on next year's $24 billion...
The Last Jedi

The Last Jedi is gloriously different

When J.J. Abrams began a new Star Wars trilogy in 2015 with a film astoundingly similar to A New Hope, I did not mind...

President Trump warns of ‘last chance’ looming to pass immigration deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Democrats Tuesday that it’s now or never when it comes to extending protections for young immigrants living...

Trump to unveil national security strategy

WASHINGTON — Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a...

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