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Gov. Edwards calls for unity

Devon Sanders and Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service LAFAYETTE—Gov. John Bel Edwards appealed directly to the public in a speech here Tuesday for help...

Louisiana lawmakers return for special session

State revenue shortfall once again main topic BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers return Tuesday for an all-too-familiar scene at the state Capitol: The...

Gas prices spike more than 6 cents

Average retail gasoline prices in Louisiana have risen 6.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.63/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey...

‘Make believe’ budget passes

Special session to address revenue begins next week Devon Sanders and Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The House on Thursday voted 61-37 to pass the...

Johnson: Legislators ‘disparaged” WPSB/BPSB in LA House

Last week, the new Webster Parish School Board religious expression policy, one it shares with the Bossier Parish School Board, was signed into a...

State funding cuts to LSU Health Shreveport would be ‘catastrophic’

Sean Green Bossier Press-Tribune LSU Health Shreveport officials said the proposed state budget cuts would be “catastrophic” at a special town hall held Tuesday...

Abortion bills pass House

Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE -- A day after the House voted overwhelmingly to ban abortions after 15 weeks of conception, two...

Reynolds resigning from office

State Rep. leaving to take administration job After nearly two terms in office, State Rep. Gene Reynolds, D-Minden, is moving out of the legislature. He...

Budget passes Senate 27-10

By Kaylee Poche and Devon Sanders LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The Louisiana Senate on Tuesday passed the House’s proposed budget 27-10 with several amendments that...

Edwards calls special session

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s next special session on taxes will begin next week, when lawmakers will negotiate whether to replace some expiring...

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