Sara Cline, Associated Press Reporter


Louisiana’s Special Session Begins

NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana's newly inaugurated Legislature is set to convene for an eight-day special session Monday during which lawmakers will discuss items that...

Landry Calls for Special Session to Draw New Congressional Map

BATON ROUGE (AP) — In his first hours in office, Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry on Monday called a redistricting special session, giving lawmakers the...

Landry Takes Office as GOP-Dominated Legislature Elects New Leaders

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Monday marked a new era of conservative leadership in Louisiana, as Republican Gov. Jeff Landry, other statewide elected officials and...

Edwards Touts Accomplishments in Farewell Address

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards used his farewell speech Wednesday to recount his administration’s accomplishments over the last eight years,...

Edwards Gives Final End-of-Year Address

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards delivered his final end-of-the-year address Monday, highlighting some of his accomplishments in office over...

Landry Names Nelson to Lead State’s Department of Revenue

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana Gov.-elect Jeff Landry named Richard Nelson, a Republican state lawmaker who spearheaded proposals to eliminate Louisiana's income tax, as...
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Louisiana Granted Extra Time to Draw New Congressional Map

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers now have until the end of January to draw and pass new congressional boundaries to replace a current...

Landry Announces New Leaders of State Police, National Guard

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Throughout his election campaign, Republican Gov.-elect Jeff Landry promised to prioritize fighting crime in Louisiana, a state that in...

GOP Secures All Elected Statewide Offices in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Come January, the GOP will control every elected statewide office in Louisiana after Republicans swept three runoff races for attorney...

Landry Names Former Trump Appointee to Lead Environmental Agency

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Gov.-elect Jeff Landry appointed on Wednesday a former wildlife official from Donald Trump’s administration to lead the state agency tasked...

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