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State Treasurer: Louisiana Has Too Many ‘Fiscally Distressed Municipalities’

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana officials need to figure out ways to force municipalities to get their finances in order, State Treasurer John Schroder said...

Report: Louisiana Would Lose $4 Billion If ACA Repealed

BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana task force reports that repealing the Affordable Care Act could cost the state more than $4 billion and put...

Louisiana Superintendent Wants to Remove Stigma of Career Education

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana established Jump Start, putting more emphasis on career and technical education, in 2014. Today, more than one in five high...

Companies and Health Department Appeal Overturned Contracts

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Health and four private companies who won Medicaid contracts worth billions have appealed a state official’s decision...

Louisiana Secretary of State Wants Pay Bump for Election Workers

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin plans to ask legislators for pay raises for staff and temporary poll workers, who he...

Conservative Lawmakers Hope to Reduce Auto Insurance Lawsuits

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana lawmakers are beginning to file bills to be considered in the legislative session that begins March 9, including a measure...
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Climate Change Creating New Waterways … and Controversy

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana officials are looking for ways to promote recreational access to waterways while protecting the rights of property owners and minimizing...

Louisiana Ranks 26th Best in New Economic Outlook Analysis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Louisiana finished 26th in a study by the conservative website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on...

State Official Scraps Louisiana Medicaid Contract Awards

BATON ROUGE - A state official has thrown out multibillion-dollar contracts the Louisiana Department of Health awarded to manage the care of most of...

Louisiana Coastal Authority Plans $2 Billion in Projects

BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority plans to seek bids for 28 projects costing about $1.97 billion in the coming...

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