LGB service members apply for spousal benefits only at federal installations such as Ft. Polk or Barksdale Air Force Base, the Secretary of Defense has indicated that such a policy illegally creates hardship and inequality for service members in same-sex marriages.
Dorroh said, “In the last four years, Community Bank of Louisiana has been the most successful community bank in the area, being named among the top banks in the nation for the last four years by the ICBA and three out of four years by the ABA. No other bank can say that.
LSU School of Renewable Natural Resources graduate student Nick Smith, who is currently researching the migratory patterns of Louisiana’s bald eagles, met with LDWF staff on Nov. 7 to gather vital information, measurements and biological samples from the eagle and band it for release.
BATON ROUGE, La.—On Thursday, the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council reflected Louisiana’s significant improvement in a national ranking of small business climates, with Louisiana climbing four spots to No. 21 in the SBE Council’s Small Business Policy Index.
According to statute, the council is composed of Attorney General and members from the Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice, as follows: • Three sheriffs, appointed by the governor; • Three police chiefs, appointed by the governor; • Two district attorneys, appointed by the governor;.
AARP’s Livable Communities Council, the Center for Planning Excellence and the Lt. Governor’s Office announced that Jena, La., New Orleans City Park and the Louisiana Permanent Supportive Housing Program are the winners of the 2013 Great Places in Louisiana award.