Louisiana Lawmakers Call Another COVID-19 Special Session
Louisiana lawmakers announced Monday that they will convene a special session next week.
US Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died
RBG was 87-years-old.
Judge: Louisiana Must Return to Pandemic Mail-in Voting
A federal judge says Louisiana must reinstate coronavirus pandemic voting plans used for summer elections rather than using a more restrictive plan approved by the Legislature.
Leave of Absence for Health Official in Furor over Meddling
The Trump administration health official accused of political meddling in the government’s coronanvirus response is taking a 60-day leave of absence.
Federal Reserve Sees Rates Near Zero at Least Through 2023
The Federal Reserve expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pegged near zero at least through 2023 as it strives to accelerate economic growth and drive down the unemployment rate.
Louisville to Pay Millions to Breonna Taylor’s Mom, Reform Police
The city of Louisville will pay several million dollars to the mother of Breonna Taylor and install police reforms as part of a settlement of a lawsuit from Taylor’s family.
Hurricane Laura Death Toll in Louisiana Rises to 25
Louisiana officials have reported two additional deaths tied to Hurricane Laura, bringing the storm’s total death toll in the state to 25.
Oil Group’s Leader Moves to American Petroleum Institute
The president of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association is leaving that industry lobbying group to join another energy association.
Hurricane Laura Further Strains FEMA in Disaster-filled Year
Hurricane Laura was also testing an already-stretched Federal Emergency Management Agency in what is shaping up to be a unprecedentedly disastrous year.
Judge Accepts Loughlin’s Plea Deal in College Bribery Scheme
“Full House” star Lori Loughlin will be sentenced to two months in prison after a judge accepted her plea deal with prosecutors for paying $500,000 in bribes to cheat the college admissions process.
Ex-Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Charged in Border Wall Scheme
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has been arrested on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.”
Federal Judge Won’t Block Louisiana Bar Closures
A federal judge in New Orleans has refused to block the state from closing bars amid the coronavirus pandemic.