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September 30 04:30 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards released the following statement Monday on the passage of the Continuing Resolution that includes $500 million in funding for flood relief in Louisiana. With approval from both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, the bill will now go to President Barack Obama for his signature.
September 23 06:19 AM
Every now and then, we all face a “Sophie’s Choice” moment, where we have to pick what to accept and what to give up. Folks down in the Bayou State soon will have to confront a real dilemma. It’s a decision that will cause upheaval in many families all over Louisiana.
September 23 06:19 AM
"We approved financing that will ensure public schools are repaired in East Feliciana Parish. New homes will be built in Ville Platte, Baton Rouge and Carencro," said Treasurer Kennedy. "Improvements will be made to the waterworks system in Avoyelles Parish.
September 16 06:09 AM
Reams of books have been written about the colorful characters that ran the Bayou state throughout its history. And the average citizen got involved, attended rallies and actively supported their candidate of choice. Few states could match the intensity and enthusiasm that was a part of Louisiana campaigning.
September 16 06:09 AM
An example of this favored status is the difference in how the Port has land appraised that is purchased from former Port commissioners and their business associates in comparison to land appraised for other private citizens.
September 16 06:09 AM
The report includes receipts for sales tax, individual income tax, general severance tax, corporation and franchise tax, gasoline and special fuels tax and miscellaneous taxes cash receipts. The report does not include gambling revenues, fees, self-generated revenue and statutory dedications.
September 09 06:26 AM
Those of you in North Louisiana — and in other corners of Louisiana — know the August flooding is a bookend to what March wrought. March came in with a roar and torrential rain. The horrific March flooding came on the heels of the Red River's nearly 38-foot crest in June 2015, the highest the Red had risen since the 1940s.
September 09 06:26 AM
Election Day is less than two months away. It’s Clinton and Trump neck and neck in the polls, with Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson polling 10 percent of the total vote. So the candidates are crisscrossing Louisiana trying to squeeze out enough votes to carry the state, right? Hardly!.
September 02 06:06 AM
A local news reporter where I live posed the question this week as to whether insurance rates for property owners will begin to rise, following the recent South Louisiana flooding. My answer was simple. Of course they will go up. In fact, the cost of insurance would have continued to go up even without the recent flood.
August 26 06:49 AM
Furthermore, whenever I talk to current or former meth users, they always tell me that I would be amazed at how many people are actually using meth. And they say that I would also be amazed when I realized that meth users come from all walks of life..

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