Kennedy introduces legislation to protect American citizens, businesses, security interests from Communist China

WASHINGTON – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today introduced three bills aimed at protecting Americans from the schemes of the Chinese Communist Party...

Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts band together for faster COVID-19 tests

(The Center Square) – Governors of six states have agreed to work with the Rockefeller Foundation to purchase three million “rapid point-of-care”...

Virus aid: Where things stand in high-level Washington talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks...

Judge hears legal challenge of Louisiana virus regulations

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration Wednesday was defending Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions enacted to...

Wall Street keeps rallying; S&P 500 back within 2% of record

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big rally keeps rolling, and the S&P 500 rose for a fourth straight day Wednesday to...

Gov. John Bel Edwards extends Phase Two in Louisiana

The rules and regulations surrounding Phase Two of Louisiana’s reopening were set to expire this Friday Aug. 7. However,...

First City Council Meeting after months-long hiatus

The entire Minden City Council met for their monthly meeting for the first time since back in March. The Council was finally...

$3B-a-year plan signed to boost conservation, parks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects,...

Kennedy urges CMS Administrator to reconsider action endangering rural hospitals

Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today asked Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma to reconsider a regulatory action that will...

Louisiana food benefit payouts up almost 40 percent during first four months of COVID-19...

(The Center Square) – Louisiana paid out $554.1 million in food benefits from March through June, up almost 40 percent from the...