Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Lawmakers spar during budget talks Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--Members of the House Ways and Means Committee were notably frustrated when...

Lawmakers renew efforts for state spending website

Joby Richard LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE—The Republican push for more state spending transparency is back. The Senate Finance Committee advanced a bill Wednesday to...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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....

School safety bills pass committee

Kaylee Poche and Joby Richard LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE— Several bills aimed at increasing student safety passed the Senate Education Committee Thursday...

Scare tactic? Nursing home letters cause concern

Devon Sanders and Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE ­— The Louisiana Department of Health will send letters to 37,000 Medicaid recipients Thursday notifying...

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