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The latest top stories in news about Louisiana.

Edwards calls for La. House speaker to outline budget plan

BATON ROUGE — Seeking to ramp up pressure on Republican House leaders who have stymied his tax plans, Gov. John Bel Edwards called Thursday...

State attorney general sues governor over money transfer

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's Republican attorney general sued the Democratic governor's office Tuesday, accusing it of improperly withholding $4 million owed to the attorney...

Ban on corporal punishment in Louisiana schools advances

BATON ROUGE — A push to ban corporal punishment in Louisiana public schools made more progress Wednesday than it has in years: It won...

Senators shut down House leader’s talk of deficit spending

BATON ROUGE — The leader of the House budget committee provoked harsh reactions Monday from state senators when he suggested Louisiana may have to...

Final decisions on budget awaited on last day of session

BATON ROUGE, As the final hours of the legislative session ticked away, lawmakers Thursday began approving the pieces of a final deal on next...

State using new way to collect fines for insurance lapses

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana has implemented new ways of collecting fines from people the state believes are driving without insurance. The Advocate reports the recently...

Foster Campbell to head John Bel Edward’s Fiscal Matters Committee

First serving as a state senator, now serving as a Public Service Commissioner, Foster Campbell, D-Elm Grove, has been selected by Gov.-elect John Bel...

Edwards plans more low-key affair for his inauguration

BATON ROUGE— Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards may have cannon fire and a black-tie ball, but the approach to his Jan. 11 inaugural festivities is...

State Treasurer speaks at Friday lunch bunch at Exacta Inn

State Treasurer John Kennedy rebuffed Gov. John Bel Edwards’ plan to stabilize the state’s budget saying his plan would eliminate the now $940 million...

Louisiana’s sheriffs back Billy Nungesser and Buddy Caldwell

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's sheriffs are backing former Plaquemines Parish Billy Nungesser to be the state's next lieutenant governor, choosing him over three other...

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