Monday, June 18, 2018

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...

Sen. Gatti, Protect Prayer seek to widen religious expression laws this...

Update: Senator Gatti's prayer waiver bill, described below, was unanimously passed by the Senate Thursday morning. The bill must now pass the House of...

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...

‘Partial’ budget deal passes Louisiana House

Sales tax raises less than Gov. Edwards wanted Tryfon Boukouvidis LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE–After several contentious days, the House on Monday passed a...

Reynolds: Budget will be fixed in ‘Special’

In the wake of much-reported threats to nursing homes and the elderly as the result of a fiscal cliff the state is facing, Rep....

Counselor bill passes Senate committee

Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--A bill that would let children be treated by private counselors during school hours passed without objection at...

Bill to fight salvinia fails by 1 vote

HB 784 would raise boat registration fees A bill to raise fees to register boats in Louisiana failed in the state House of Representatives Wednesday,...

Senate rejects gun age increase

Bill raised assault weapon age from 18 to 21 Devon Sanders LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The Legislature on Tuesday continued a pattern of mixed action...

Senator seeks to remove restrictions from dedicated funds

Joby Richard LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE–A joint legislative subcommittee is trying to free up $800 million of the several billion dollars in state spending...

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...

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