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Medical Marijuana Farming Could Soon Land in Private Hands

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — The two public universities that have held exclusive rights over medical marijuana farming in Louisiana could soon lose their...

Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Changes for Foreign Seafood

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — In an effort to protect Louisiana’s struggling domestic seafood industry, state lawmakers on Wednesday passed sweeping changes to public...

Louisiana on Track to Dismantle Consumable Hemp Industry

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — Louisiana lawmakers are one step away from dismantling a consumable hemp industry they created two years ago after unwittingly...

Louisiana Colleges Could Gain More Power Over Setting Tuition

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — Louisiana colleges and universities could soon have more autonomy to set tuition and fees under a proposal advancing in...

Bill to Hide Local Government Records Nears Final Passage

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — Legislation that would allow local governments in Louisiana to hide many of their records from the public has cleared...

Few of Entergy’s Grid-Hardening Projects Include Underground Power Lines

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — Entergy Louisiana’s plan to upgrade its power transmission and distribution systems will cost customers $1.9 billion and include more...
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Entergy Accused of Trying to Rush $1.9B Grid Upgrade Approval

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Illuminator) — Entergy’s largest subsidiary is asking state utility regulators to approve a $1.9 billion “grid hardening” plan for power transmission...

Louisiana Lawmakers on Track to Repeal Law That Stops Insurers from Canceling Policies

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — State lawmakers are on track to repeal a consumer protection law adopted after Hurricane Katrina that stops homeowner insurance...

LSU to Drill Carbon Capture Research Well on Campus

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — LSU’s College of Engineering will soon drill a new well on campus to research carbon capture, utilization and storage...

Southern’s Leader Calls Wants to Close Funding Gap

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — The leader of the Southern University System is asking the Louisiana Legislature to address a funding disparity between the...

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