HB 753, restricting access to firearms by domestic violence offenders, did not only pass unanimously. It also saw 54 legislators sign on as co-authors — 22 Republicans and 31 Democrats — a huge feat in a state widely considered to have the strongest protections for gun owners in the nation.
By this I mean you used to play sports, competitively. Maybe you played on a team for a school or company or an organization, and after games you would play more games. And then one day, it all dried up. Maybe you changed jobs and they didn't have leagues, or you simply got too busy with work and the kids.
— A Pennsylvania man, head of a veterans support group, defrauded the VA for seven years, taking $178,000 in healthcare and pension benefits he wasn't entitled to. He stole a veteran's identity to pull off the theft. He'll get three years of supervised released and must pay back the entire amount.
It’s springtime in the Ark-La- Tex, and the weather is getting warmer. That means that it is time to spend more time outside, camping and hiking, fishing and hunting, and just enjoying the outdoors in the Sportsman’s Paradise.
Birthdays. Remember what wonderful things they were when you were a kid? I recall the anxious waiting – my folks always acted like it was another day on the calendar until it actually got here. There were the mysterious presents and the cake my Mom always made – and is still my favorite: chocolate with a buttercream icing.
A recent report by Shreveport Interim City Engineer Robert Westermen on the status of the city’s infrastructure was directed to the Shreveport City Council and Mayor Cedric Glover. It should not only be required reading (and study) by these individuals as well as by upcoming city council and mayoral candidates.
I hope legislators will get their priorities straight and will support Sen. Fred Mill’s legislation, Senate Bill 355, that will protect home and communitybased services as well as similar health-care programs, like hospice, from the budget ax. That way I can afford to stay in my home and out of a nursing home.
Tens of thousands of Louisiana families and businesses in the eastern part of Louisiana from Ouachita Parish in the north to East Baton Rouge Parish in the south, mostly in rural areas and small towns, depend on the American Midstream Pipeline (Midla) for their natural gas service.