Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press Reporter


Louisiana Senate Crafts Plan For Spending $1.5B Federal Aid

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana would spend more than $1.5 billion in federal coronavirus aid on roadwork, water system improvements, tourism marketing, hurricane...

Effort To Add Seats To Louisiana Supreme Court Nears Passage

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two new seats would be added to the Louisiana Supreme Court, under a measuring nearing final legislative passage Monday...

Louisiana Senate Releases $37B Budget Proposal For Next Year

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana state senators Monday unveiled their version of a $37 billion state operating budget that includes millions of dollars...

Edwards To Keep Louisiana Coronavirus Restrictions In Place

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards was expected to announce Tuesday that he'll continue Louisiana's statewide mask mandate and the business...

Judges Refuse Restraining Order Against La. Bar Restrictions

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Two Louisiana federal judges have refused to immediately stop enforcement of Gov. John Bel Edwards' coronavirus order prohibiting bars...

Small Business Aid Program Threatened With Closure

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Lawmakers and business leaders are asking Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration to keep open a 25-year-old program that helps small businesses...
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Investigator to be Probed in Fired Contractor Suit

BATON ROUGE (AP) — The attorney general's main investigator in a criminal inquiry into the awarding of a now-canceled $200 million Medicaid contract will...

Proposals Make It Tougher to Cut Health Facilities

BATON ROUGE, LA (AP) — Voters will make decisions in November that could set the course for state health care financing for years. The November...

Jindal Warns of State Employe Health Insurance Program Going Broke

The Governor claims the program will be near broke by end of the fiscal year without his suggested changes.

Issues Settled Between LSU and Hospital Manager

Agreements reached on sharing of security, utilities and computer services.

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