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.
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.
Louisiana one of 9 states reporting high flu activity
Louisiana is one of nine states reporting a high activity level for flu-like illnesses. That's according to CDC's latest U.S. Influenza Surveillance report.
Gov. Edwards: Teacher Pay Raises My No. 1 Goal For 2019
Governor John Bel Edwards says his number one legislative priority for 2019 is getting Louisiana teachers a $1,000 pay raise, and school support workers a $500 pay raise.
ACLU Legal Director Speaks Out On Lawsuit Against New Library Policy
The ACLU of Louisiana has filed a lawsuit challenging the Lafayette Public Library’s ban on Drag Queen Story Time.
ADHD May Generate Traits Useful In Entrepreneurship
Research out of LSU indicates those with ADHD may have highly desirable traits when it comes to starting a business.
Heart attack risk rises nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve
A new study from Sweden has found the risk of having a heart attack rises nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve.
Report: Louisiana 2nd highest rate of food insecurity and plagued by food deserts
A report out of Loyola University in New Orleans says Louisiana has the second highest rate of food insecurity in the country
Research estimates over 1.5 million Louisiana residents to be owed tax refund
According to research by financial technology company SmartAsset, just over 1.5 million taxpayers in the state will be owed a refund
Lafourche Humane Society president arrested on animal cruelty charges
After law enforcement made the discovery of more than a dozen horses that all appeared to be emaciated on her property Pamela George and John Gautreaux, have been arrested and charged with animal cruelty.
Son of South Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee charged with negligent homicide
The son of south Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee has been charged with negligent homicide in the shooting death of a 16-year-old East Feliciana High School student.
Crawfish industry growing, concern remains over white spot disease
Louisiana’s crawfish industry produces more than 300-million dollars a year, but there’s a dark cloud hovering over producers.