St. George Set To Become State’s 5th Largest City
St. George is set to become the newest city in Louisiana following Saturday’s vote to incorporate the southeast corner of East Baton Rouge Parish.
Edwards Responds To Anderson Sexual Harassment Scandal
The first question asked at Wednesday night’s debate was about the hiring and firing of former Governor Edwards’ Deputy Chief of Staff Johnny Anderson, and his sexual harassment scandal.
Site Selection Magazine Ranks La. #2 In Nation For Infrastructure Investment
For the second consecutive year, Louisiana ranks number two in the nation for infrastructure investment, according to Site Selection Magazine’s Global Groundwork Index.
Poor & Mediocre Road Conditions Cost La. Drivers $6.9 Billion Annually
New research shows rough, congested, and unsafe roads are costing Louisiana motorists around $6.9 billion annually, which could cost up to almost $2,300 per driver.
Former Employee Suing Gov. Edwards Following Allegations Against Former Aide
Juanita Washington, the woman who accused Governor Edwards’ former aide Johhny Anderson of sexual harassment, has filed a public records lawsuit in order to gain access to information related to Anderson’s tenure.
VP Pence Headed To NOLA For Saturday Rally
Vice President Mike Pence is headed to New Orleans Saturday to rally Republicans for the governor’s race.
Campaign Finance Report Shows Edwards/Rispone In Good Shape, Abraham Lagging
Campaign finance reports for the September 3rd to 22nd period are in and Governor Edwards has $3.1 million on hand, followed by Eddie Rispone at $2.7 million, and Ralph Abraham at $318,000.
President Trump endorses both GOP gubernatorial candidates as intra-party feud heats up
President Trump tweets encouragement for Republicans to vote for either Ralph Abraham or Eddie Rispone in the gubernatorial primary, calling them both “great”.
First settlement with an oil and gas company results in $100 million for twelve coastal pa…
Coastal parishes have reached a $100 million settlement with one of the oil and gas companies accused of causing damage and land loss along the coast.
Flu Season Starts Early In Louisiana This Year
Louisiana Department of Health is seeing an early start to flu activity, even resulting in a school closure in the Lafayette area due to flu cases.
Louisiana Gets “D” Rating For Overall Financial Condition
Truthinaccounting.org gives Louisiana a D rating following new analysis that shows Louisiana has $15.8 billion available to pay nearly $38 billion worth of bills.
Unemployment rate at 11-year low according to latest job numbers
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is at an eleven-year low of 4.3 percent.