New State Police Leader Promises Accountability
New State Police Superintendent, Colonel Lamar Davis, promises to hold the men and women who work at the law enforcement agency accountable.
Senator Cassidy Says President Trump Should Exhaust All Legal Avenues Before Conceding
Republican Senator Bill Cassidy supports President Donald Trump’s legal challenges in several states over the result of the November 3rd election but admits it will be difficult to get the courts to overturn the election.
Governor John Bel Edwards’ Approval Rating Above 50%
A UNO Research Center survey indicates a 56% job approval rating for Governor John Bel Edwards.
UNO Poll Shows Trump Cruising to Another Easy Win in Louisiana
A UNO poll of Louisiana voters shows President Donald Trump up 59-36 over former Vice President Joe Biden.
Hurricane Delta Set to Make Landfall Tonight in Southwest Louisiana
Hurricane Delta is moving closer to the southwestern Louisiana coast and its expected to make landfall tonight near the Cameron-Vermilion Parish line.
Cleco & Entergy on the Ready for Hurricane Delta
Hurricane Delta is once again expected to knock out power for thousands. Delta comes six weeks after Hurricane Laura knocked out power for over 500,000 Lousiana customers.
Louisiana Economic Outlook Estimates The Pandemic Will Cost The State 105,000 Jobs
Lake Charles was set to lose an estimated 7,000 jobs this year due to the pandemic, before the storm hit.
Restaurants See 35% Year To Year Drop In Revenue
Staffing is still an issue for most restaurants.
United Cajun Navy Is Helping In The Hurricane Sally Response
The group estimates they have 25-30 boats ready to respond.
Laura on Track to be Second-largest Insured Loss Event in Louisiana
Hurricane Laura is estimated to be an $8-9 Billion insured loss event, the second-highest in the state’s history only behind Katrina.
Unemployed Louisianans Expected to Qualify for New Benefit
The new $300 federally-enhanced weekly unemployment benefits are expected to begin shipping in the next few weeks and will be retroactive to August 1st
LHSAA Hopes for a Shortened Prep Football Season
Executive director Eddie Bonine says the goal is to play a six to eight regular-season game schedule. Bonine says they are also looking at pushing the state football championships back from the second weekend in December.