Long-shot effort renewed to raise Louisiana minimum wage
A renewed effort to boost the minimum wage paid to Louisiana workers is edging ahead in the state Senate.
Spain, Israel Express Condolensces Following London Attack
The White House is condemning the attacks in London involving a car rampage and knife attack. President Donald Trump is said to be monitoring developments.
Suspect In Custody For Slaying Of Jefferson Parish Deputy
The sheriff's deputy shot to death on a busy suburban New Orleans street has been identified as 51-year-old David F. Michel Jr.
Senators Delay On Crafting State Spending Plans
With only one day left in the second special session, lawmakers are at a standstill on how to distribute $284 million raised this time around.
Trump’s Campaign Cycles $6 Million Into Trump Companies
Wealthy political candidates in the past have walled off their business from their campaigns, but Trump embraces his companies.
Oil Canals In National Preserve In Louisiana To Be Filled
About 17 miles of canals are to be filled in the Barataria Preserve — making a small dent in a massive problem.
Edwards Vetoes Bills From Regular Legislative Session Today
The governor scrapped three bills governing construction financing, state worker pay raises and corrections facilities.
Food Stamp Numbers Jump In La., Decrease Nationwide
Part of the increase has to do with unemployment. Part has to do with a better sign-up system.
US Rig Count Rises 10 In 3rd Week Of Gains
The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981. It bottomed out last month at 404.
Assistant Principal Faces Murder Charge In Co-Worker’s Death
Police arrested Marks on June 10 after Washington's 3-year-old daughter was found alone near her mother's car.
Police: Asst. Principal Arrested After Woman Disappears
Police suspect foul play in the disappearance of the 40-year-old Baton Rouge woman.
Senators Unveil Their Version Of Louisiana Operating Budget
The Senate Committee's draft sets the bar at $26 billion for the state's operating budget