Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Deal made; Special session ends

Lawmakers vote to extend 4.45 cents of 5-cent sales tax Paul Braun and Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE-- In a 33-6 vote Sunday,...

No deal on sales tax yet

House falls short on half-cent extension Drew White and Tryfon Boukouvidis LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The House on Thursday rejected a bill that would have...

Will third time be the charm for the state budget?

Tryfon Boukouvidis, Paul Braun and Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE – At the outset of the third special legislative session this...

‘Last ditch effort’ begins at 4 p.m.

MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With time running out before hundreds of millions in cuts take hold, Louisiana lawmakers take one more...

School prayer, other local bills signed into law

Several bills that will affect Webster Parish have been passed by the Louisiana legislature in recent weeks. Today we include a quick breakdown of...

Lawmakers shield themselves from cuts

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As they weigh steep cuts across state services, Louisiana lawmakers have fully funded their own budget so legislative agencies...

Trying one more time

Latest tax special session to begin June 18 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling lawmakers back to the Louisiana Capitol...

Shaving pennies dooms session

Paul Braun and Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — It was only one sixth of a penny. Heading into the final night...

La. House, Senate at odds in session

Committee gives payback on Senate bills Tryfon Boukouvidis LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE —It was payback time in a House committee on Thursday. After Senate...

Committee changes tax bill, adding $277 million

House Republicans say amended bill will not pass Tryfon Boukouvidis LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — With the clock ticking down, a Senate committee on...

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