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.
Louisiana Ranks 2nd in the Country for Highest Credit Card Debt
You might want to watch your spending limit on gifts this year, according to CreditCards-dot-com Louisianians have the second-highest credit card debt burden in the nation.
LA Medicaid App the First of it’s Kind in the Nation
Louisiana is the first state in the nation to allow Medicaid recipients to enroll via an app.
Giving Tuesday Results in Uptick in Charitable Contributions
Today is Giving Tuesday, a day bringing attention to charitable donations
LA Christmas Tree Crop Looking Good This Year
Thanksgiving is in the books and families are flocking to Christmas tree farms looking for the perfect centerpiece to complement their holiday decorations.
More Than Half Of Workers Online Shop While On The Clock
52% of workers admit they’ll be shopping online this holiday season while on the clock.
Windows 7 Users Beware: System No Longer Supported Next Year
Beginning January 14th Windows will no longer offer patches and updates for their Windows 7 operating system.
Governor Edwards Outlines Priorities Of Second Term
Following a reinvestment in higher education and the locking in a pay raise for public school teachers in his first term, Edwards says his focus on education will continue.
Feds OK Lower To No Royalty Drilling In Gulf Shallow Waters
The Trump Administration will begin allowing new shallow-water Gulf of Mexico oil and gas rigs to operate at reduced royalty or royalty-free rates to incentivize new activity.
Increase in Funding for Coastal Restoration Clears Senate Committee
Legislation that would direct hundreds of millions of dollars more in offshore oil and gas revenue to Louisiana clears a Senate Committee.