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June 09 06:55 AM
“This is exciting news and is the direct result of diligent oversight by the Department of Health to make certain that precious taxpayer dollars are not misused and abused,” said Gov. Edwards. “I applaud Dr. Rebekah Gee and her team for their dedication in going after those few healthcare providers who try to take advantage of this program.
June 02 08:51 AM
ALEXANDRIA, La. — Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that three inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary in Pollock, La., were sentenced last week for the assault of another inmate that resulted in injuries requiring hospitalization and several surgeries.
June 02 08:51 AM
Each year on Louisiana’s highways, numerous people are killed or seriously injured in automobile crashes that involve impaired drivers and unrestrained motorists. In 2016, 52 percent of the fatal crashes in Troop G involved impaired drivers, and nearly 60 percent involved motorists who were improperly restrained or not restrained at all.
June 02 08:51 AM
Did you know that there are 63 school-based health centers in 27 parishes in Louisiana? They are medical offices in a school, staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and licensed behavioral health professionals. School-based health centers keep children in school by providing medical and mental health care on campuses.
June 02 08:51 AM
As Louisiana lawmakers count down to the end of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session, Gov. John Bel Edwards is still pushing for a variety of tax measures that will likely make it more difficult for businesses and employers to survive in our state.
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