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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...

Price at pump drops

Gas prices down more than 7 cents compared to last week Gasoline prices in Louisiana have fallen 7.2 cents per gallon in the past week,...

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...

FAILED AGAIN

Seabaugh blocks final vote Paul Braun Tryfon Boukouvidis and Drew White LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--The Legislature passed a budget late Monday with deep cuts...

Explo defendant dead

Trial for remaining two postponed SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Tennessee man died two days before his scheduled trial in a case involving an industrial...

Lawmakers throw around blame

Kaylee Poche and Devon Sanders LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--Emotions were raw Monday night as the special session collapsed after the able to raise major...

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...

Report: Louisianians pay low state taxes

Kaylee Poche LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE--As lawmakers battle over raising more revenue, it is worth keeping in mind that Louisiana residents pay some...

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