New BESE Board Sworn In, Seeks New Superintendent
The new Board of Elementary and Secondary Education was sworn in yesterday and was immediately tasked with finding a new Superintendent of Education to replace the departing John White.
WWE Dominates YouTube Searches in Louisiana
A recent study finds that professional wrestling is the most popular content on YouTube for Louisiana web surfers.
LA Republicans Back Trump’s Decision Not to Retaliate Against Iran
Louisiana’s Republican Congressional Delegation is supporting the President’s decision not to strike Iran after the country rocketed two US bases in Iraq following the assassination of an Iranian general.
Confusion Growing over Federal Age Increase on Tobacco Products
A federal law is now in effect banning the sale of tobacco and e-cig products to those under 21, but state law still allows those 18 and up to purchase.
AG Jeff Landry Warns College Football Playoff Fans of the Potential for Ticket Scams
With events the size of the CFP Championship Game happening in the state comes the opportunity for fraudulent tickets to end up in fans’ hands.
Animal Wellness Advocates Continue to Pursue Legislative Action Following Two Race Horse D…
Two horses are dead following Saturday’s opening day at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs racetrack in Bossier City.
Louisiana Sees 11,000 Person Population Decrease
Louisiana’s population declined by nearly 11,000 residents from 2018 to 2019 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
Thousands of Taxpayers Have Not Paid Back Owed State Taxes
Over six-thousand Louisiana taxpayers have yet to repay the state after a computer glitch last March sent them a double tax refund.
Your Christmas Tree Could be Crucial for Enhancing the Wetlands
Your discarded Christmas tree could be a building block in coastal restoration.
Federal Government Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Cigarettes and Vaping Products to 21
Congress has raised the minimum smoking and vaping age to 21 nationwide.
DOTD to Step up Safety Measures
DOTD lays out plans for increased safety measures at a ceremony honoring Johnny Cole, an employee killed on the job when he was struck by an 18-wheeler this summer.
New Food Stamp Rules Could Impact 49,000 Louisiana Residents
Currently Louisiana is one of the states who receives a waiver that allows able-bodied adults who do not have dependents to receive food stamps for more than three-months, but that statewide waiver is set to go away.