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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...

Clinic’s closure leaves 3 abortion providers in state

The closure of an abortion clinic in northwestern Louisiana leaves just three other such clinics in the state. The Bossier City Medical Suite's phone number...

Gov. Edwards: Louisiana needs tax reform

BATON ROUGE — Responding to Republican resistance to his tax and spending plans, Gov. John Bel Edwards told lawmakers Monday he's willing to consider...

Targeting turnover: Should state boost government pay rates?

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's civil service agency is pushing a $46 million plan to boost pay and rework salary scales for rank-and-file state workers,...

La. Department of Health: No health hazards associated with Clean Harbors

COLFAX – A recent report by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality concluded there is no off-site environmental impact from the operations of the...

Louisiana mulling gas tax hike amid traffic woes, backlog

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's multibillion-dollar road and bridge work backlog, highways riddled with potholes and the crippling traffic around the state's capital city are...

Gov. John Bel Edwards backs bills targeting opioid abuse

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards is backing legislative proposals aimed at reducing opioid deaths in Louisiana. The governor's office announced Tuesday that Edwards...

Rep. Gene Reynolds talks tax reform

Tax reform is going to be a difficult issue to tackle when the session begins Monday. A constitutional convention will likely be the only way...

Sunday tornado kills 2 in south Louisiana

BREAUX BRIDGE — A tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a storm system with...

Sen. Gatti aims to lower taxes

If House Bill 220 makes it out of the legislature, people could see a reduction in their state sales and use taxes beginning July...

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