Julia Letlow Makes History as She’s Sworn into Congress
Julia Letlow was sworn into Congress Wednesday morning. She’s the first Republican female to ever serve in Congress for Louisiana and the first female since Senator Mary Landrieu in 2015.
Utility Companies to Spread Winter Heating Costs Over Several Months
Louisiana utility customers will receive extra time to pay off their high winter power bills from February’s historic winter weather that produced a huge demand for heat.
Landry Defends Handling of Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Top Aide
Attorney General Jeff Landry sends a letter to staff warning against sexual harassment following a sexual harassment scandal that led to the resignation of one of his top aides.
COVID Pandemic: Louisiana State Health Officials Expressing Optimism
The number of COVID-19 patients in the hospital is below 500 for the first time since the early days of the pandemic.
Outcomes for COVID Patients Significantly Better One Year Later
In the 12 months since Louisiana saw its first COVID case treatment has come a long way and many of the treatments that dominated headlines in the early days have been found ineffective, and even harmful.
Senator Cassidy Opposes House COVID Relief Bill
Senator Bill Cassidy says he can not support the COVID-19 relief plan approved by the House because he says it’s packed with a wish list of items that Democrats have stuffed into the bill.
NOLA Archdiocese: J&J Vaccine Uses “Morally Compromised” Cell Lines
The New Orleans Roman Catholic Archdiocese called the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine’s ethics into question, saying it uses “morally compromised” abortion-derived cell lines.
Lafayette Rock ‘N Bowl Owner Says He Knows Safe Way to Bring Back Live Music
Johnny Blancher, one of the owners of Rock ‘n Bowl in Lafayette and New Orleans, says not only is the COVID Pandemic destroying his businesses, it’s also eroding the state’s rich music culture.
Rep. Higgins Challenges Biden Administration to Stop Using Oil & Gas Products
Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has filed a resolution challenging the Biden Administration to operate without the use of any oil and gas energy or petroleum-based products.
Is It Safe for Pregnant Women to be Vaccinated for COVID?
As pregnant women are now eligible to be vaccinated for COVID in Louisiana, many expectant mothers question if it is safe?
PSC to Investigate Winter Storm Power Problems
Public Service Commission Chairman Craig Greene said once the winter weather has passed the PSC will investigate what went wrong and why power providers had such poor communication with customers.
Second and Third Cases of UK Variant Reported in Louisiana
There are also 14 other cases pending confirmation.