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May 16 08:59 AM
HCR 138, authored by Hodges, raises awareness of the issue of human trafficking and sex trafficking, internationally and here in Louisiana, by encouraging Congress to take action to end this modern-day slavery. This resolution was accompanied by a mo ment of silence and prayer to aid Nigeria in hopes of finding the 276 remaining missing girls.
May 16 08:59 AM
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs, has called for a complete investigation into the travesty of the 40 veterans who died while awaiting care at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Phoenix.
May 16 08:59 AM
Two bills, HB 886 and HB 1045, funding vital research and promotion efforts for the state rice industry, were unanimously approved by the Louisiana State Senate. The bills passed the House last month and now head to Gov. Bobby Jindal for his approval..
May 16 08:59 AM
Conventional wisdom holds that Louisiana homeowners in some parts of the state pay higher insurance premiums because they face a higher risk of damage due to local events: floods, wind, high rain, storms and the like. One Louisiana lawmaker, though, refutes that and would like the public to see actual numbers.
May 09 10:45 AM
A.D. is only 10 years old. He not only graduated, he did it with highest honors. He is a member of the Alpha Gamma Sigma Honor Society and says his only problem adjusting to college was that there weren’t any playgrounds to go to between classes. Meanwhile, your pastor — nearing 60 — struggles to balance his checkbook.
May 09 10:45 AM
When the Department of Veterans Affairs sends out a press release concerning allegations about one of its hospitals, you know big stuff is in the works. And when two U.S. senators (John McCain and Jeff Flake of Arizona) jump in and ask for a probe, heads are going to roll.
May 09 10:45 AM
Routine grass mowing and edging do not require licensed individuals. However, work such as plant bed preparation, bedding plant installation, landscape design, lawn irrigation system installation, tree trimming, and application of fertilizer must be conducted by someone licensed through LDAF.

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