Income Verification Act Focused On Gov. Assistance Programs
U.S. Senator John Kennedy and Representative Ralph Abraham have filed legislation that would require states to verify eligibility for government assistance programs, before the benefits go out.
Dispute between Ag Commish Mike Strain & LSU Delays Production of Medical Marijuana
There’s another delay in the production of medical marijuana. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain is the regulator of the state’s medical marijuana program and he claims LSU and its private grower, GB Sciences, violated law by moving cannabis plants from a temporary pod to the main gr…
LSU DKE hazing investigation could lead to further reforms
Reed noted that the Board of Regents will use details gleaned from that investigation to help sure up last year’s anti-hazing policy overhaul.
Commission Proposes Substantial Increase In Early Childhood Education
A state commission proposes spending an additional 86-million dollars on early childhood education.
LSU Alzheimer’s Treatment Shows Promise
Alzheimer sufferers potentially have some great news out of LSU Health New Orleans:
LSU Sports Venues To See Pricing Restructuring
The LSU Board of Supervisors approves a new pricing structure for football and baseball, the first price change since 2014 and 2015 respectively.
St. Tammany Parish Coroner declares NFC Championship game a homicide
The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s office has ruled Sunday’s Bayou Burglary as a homicide.
Louisiana Receives More Federal Dollars Than It Pays In Taxes
A Rockefeller Institute of Government study shows Louisiana receives $1.52 in federal spending for every tax dollar it sends to D.C.
Mistreatment Of Horses On The Rise In Louisiana
The Humane Society of Louisiana says the organization is seeing a rise in horse abuse cases throughout the state.
Alan Seabaugh To Run For Speaker Of The House
Shreveport Representative Alan Seabaugh says he’s abandoning his quest to become a federal judge in favor of seeking re-election to the legislature, and running to be the next Speaker of the House.
Study: UL System produces nearly an 11-billion dollar economic impact for the state
A study shows the University of Louisiana System contributes 10.9 billion dollars to the state’s economy.
State purchases land to build new community to combat coastal erosion
The state has completed the purchase of a 515-acre tract of land to resettle the residents Isle De Jean Charles community who will lose their homes on an island that will one day be covered by the Gulf of Mexico.