Tips Ahead Of Tax Deadline
There’s less than a month left before federal taxes are due.
Lt. Gov pushing to have monument control transferred
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser gave an update on the status of the four New Orleans Confederate monuments today
Bill To Abolish Death Penalty In Louisiana To Be Introduced
A bill to abolish the death penalty in Louisiana will soon be filed as the debate about capital punishment continues on the national level.
Lack Of Worker Visas Could Cost Crawfish Processors Big Bucks
There’s concern that processors who sell pre-peeled crawfish meat won’t have enough foreign H-2B visa workers to peel all of the crawfish on the market.
Gov. Edwards Issues Statement On Death Penalty
State lawmakers heard from supporters of the death penalty Tuesday, during a meeting of the House Criminal Justice Committee.
Lopinto: Terrytown Children Were Murdered In Their Sleep
The details of the brutal Jefferson Parish triple homicide that left two children and a mother dead - along with two other severely injured - have come to light.
Age May Be Raised To Buy Tobacco & Vaping Products
There will be an effort in the upcoming legislative session to raise the age from 18 to 21-years-old to legally purchase or possess tobacco and vaping products.
Dispute between Ag Commish Mike Strain & LSU Delays Production of Medical Marijuana
There’s another delay in the production of medical marijuana. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain is the regulator of the state’s medical marijuana program and he claims LSU and its private grower, GB Sciences, violated law by moving cannabis plants from a temporary pod to the main gr…
House passes two background check bills
A new bill that requires background checks for not only the sale of a firearm but also the temporary transfer of a firearm, has passed in the Democrat-controlled House
Venezuelan crisis works it’s way to the Bayou State
Louisiana political leaders are keeping a close eye on the developing situation in Venezuela
Film tax reform approaches two years
The New Orleans shot comedy/horror slasher flick Happy Death Day to U2 clears $27 million in worldwide box office receipts as Louisiana film tax credit advocates celebrate nearly two years since the program was reformed.
Louisiana Lottery Contributing More Money To State In 2019
For the second quarter of the fiscal year 2019, the Louisiana Lottery has seen an uptick in contributions to the state treasury, transferring over $53.9 million towards K-12 public education in the state.