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Jindal admin: State has a $178.5M surplus

BATON ROUGE — The Jindal Administration says Louisiana has ended the 2014 fiscal year with a $178.5 million budget surplus. Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols...

Refunds due to 1,500 retirees in state insurance program

BATON ROUGE — About 1,500 people in Louisiana's health insurance program for state workers, public school employees and retirees have been overcharged for their...

State budget talks to begin this week

State Rep. Gene Reynolds, district 10, will go to Baton Rouge this week to meet with a group of legislators to discuss ideas on...

Residents to vote on 4 constitutional amendments on October 24

Along with elected offices on the ballot for the Oct. 24 election, voters will asked to cast their vote on four constitutional amendments. They are...

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles to stop accepting cash

BATON ROUGE — Beginning Tuesday, the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles will not accept cash for transactions. State officials say acceptable forms of payment will...

LSU athletics to transfer $10M to university

BATON ROUGE — LSU's athletic department says it'll transfer $10 million to the university -- about $3 million more than its required payment. LSU's main...

No big winners in Wednesday’s lottery drawings

BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the two major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday...

Entergy customers to receive January refund

Some customers of a major Louisiana utility will see a refund in their January electricity bills as a result of action taken at a...

State sales tax holiday Friday, Saturday

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's annual sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday, just in time for families preparing to send their children back to...

Louisiana budget shortfall at $70M for this year

BATON ROUGE — Even with the tax hikes recently passed by lawmakers, Louisiana has a budget gap of nearly $70 million that remains to...

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