Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jindal agrees to legislative review of consulting contracts

BATON ROUGE — Lawmakers will have new approval authority over consulting contracts signed across state agencies, in response to complaints about wasteful spending and...

US economy grew at solid 2.6 percent rate in fourth quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid rate of 2.6 percent in the final three months of last year, helped by...

Democratic memo on Russia probe under WH review

WASHINGTON (AP) — A memo written by Democrats on the House intelligence committee as part of its investigation of Russian election interference was under...

Average US gas price jumps after refineries close

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average price of gasoline jumped in the past two weeks after Hurricane Harvey prompted the closure of refineries. Industry analyst Trilby...

Tax amnesty temporarily shut down

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's tax amnesty program is on hold until December because an incorrect batch of letters went out advertising the program. The Department...

Hudson to speak at Lions Feb. 11

Ann Police Hudson, executive director of MAR-C Industries, will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 11 meeting of the Minden Lions Club. Hudson lives...

State puts a price tag on failure

Special session cost taxpayers $643K BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s failed special session on taxes, which didn’t raise any money to help close a...

Critics say vote fraud panel could lure hackers

CHERRY HILL, N.J.— Officials from both major political parties had a consistent answer last year when asked about the security of voting systems: U.S....

Dick’s cuts off sales of assault-style rifles

NEW YORK (AP) — Dick’s Sporting Goods will immediately end sales of assault-style rifles and high capacity magazines at all of its stores and...

Trump’s policy approach a mystery amid lack of detail

NEWARK, N.J. - Race for the White HouseRace — Donald Trump's position on health care? Repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act "with something...

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