Bagley joins Chairman Bernard LeBas of Ville Platte and Rep. Dorothy Sue Hill of Dry Creek, secretary/treasurer, in leadership roles “The Caucus is important in dealing with the problems the rural areas have,” Bagley said.
"We always intended to pay the Revenue Anticipation Notes (RANs) off early if receipts came in as strong as expected for the months of April and May when the bulk of the state's revenue is received," said Treasurer Henson. "The reduction in interest costs made it worth it.
Despite yesterday’s court decision aiming to block President Trump's effort to end sanctuary cities, Attorney General Jeff Landry is committed to working closely with the administration in the best interest of Louisiana. AG Landry is fighting for the safety of Louisiana citizens.
The department will collect, tag and release 50 fish of various species from the lake. Anglers who land a tagged fish can redeem the tag for prizes including gift certificates, tackle packages and up to $1,000 in cash. The Louisiana GCLA, Caddo Outdoors Bait and Tackle, Caddo Lake Drift In and Southern Smoke BBQ provide rodeo prizes.
Heath Meshell, 34, of Zwolle, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to 168 months in prison on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and 60 months in prison on one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drugtrafficking crime.
Louisiana Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., said a reward of up to $7,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for vandalizing and burning a LaSalle Parish logger’s equipment recently.
According to the guilty pleas, DEA drug task force agents learned that Ponte was distributing methamphetamine in Shreveport. They recorded her on Jan. 12 setting up sales and then observed her traveling to meet Lopez. Agents arrested the defendants after they arrived at a hotel in separate vehicles.
“The CAT proposal is not fiscal reform. It’s a complex departure from the HCR 11 Task Force and a convoluted approach to raising $900 million more in taxes from Louisiana entrepreneurs and businesses that are already struggling through a recession and natural disasters,” stated LABI president and CEO, Stephen Waguespack.
— A Louisiana tax return preparer, Finecia Draper of Simmesport, La., prepares fraudulent tax returns for her customers, according to a new civil suit filed by the Justice Department. The suit, filed in federal court in Alexandria, Louisiana asks the court to permanently bar Draper from preparing federal tax returns for others.