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Bogalusa, Louisiana is located in Washington Parish. Zip codes in Bogalusa, LA include 70429, and 70427. The median home price in Bogalusa is $57,900. More Bogalusa information.

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6 min ago | The Advocate

Advocate photo by Michelle Millhollon -- State Sen. Ben Nevers,...

Advocate photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, testified Thursday in favor of creating a minimum wage in Louisiana.

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4 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Senators kill proposal to raise minimum wage

Without objection, the Senate Labor Committee killed the bill by Sen. Ben Nevers, a Bogalusa Democrat.

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8 hrs ago | The Advocate

Senate panel kills proposed minimum wage hike

State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, said he wanted to do something through Senate Bill 123 for workers struggling to make ends meet on the $7.25 hourly federal rate.

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17 hrs ago | The Times

Louisiana ministers push for limit on payday loans

Armed with Bibles with inserts marking scripture critical of usury and taking advantage of the poor, clergy of almost all denominations and citizen groups encouraged state lawmakers Wednesday to clamp down on payday loan operations.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Louisiana House members reject restrictions on their Tulane scholarship program

The Louisiana House of Representatives voted 44-53 against imposing mild restrictions on its own ability to award full scholarships to Tulane University, despite accusations of nepotism and favoritism within the program.

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NOLA.com

High Pearl River not yet hurting eastern Lake Pontchartrain speckled trout action

The water clarity was off Tuesday when Capt. Mike Gallo fished the bridges in eastern Lake Pontchartrain, but Gallo thinks recent winds had more to do with it than influence from the Pearl River.

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The Advocate

Advocate Photo by Marsha Shuler -- State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, ...

One man - Gov. Bobby Jindal - should not be able to block Louisiana Medicaid expansion, state Sen. Ben Nevers said Wednesday.

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Sunherald.com

Bogalusa, La., man gets prison for Diamondhead bank robbery

Jessie Ronald Landry, 43, of Bogalusa, La., has been sentenced to prison for robbing the Keesler Federal Credit Union in Diamondhead on Dec. 6, 2012.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

St. George responds to news that mall may be annexed into BR city limits

Are businesses around the city really choosing sides, St. George versus Baton Rouge? Or is the recent news of three places being annexed into the city just a ploy by councilmen to say - look who's choosing Baton Rouge.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Public employee pension problems in Bogalusa must addressed by May 16, auditor says

The city of Bogalusa must address its fiscal problems in a "detailed action plan" that must be turned over to Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office by May 16, according to a letter made public Monday .

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

Wedding: Caitlyn Williams & Matthew LeCompte

The double ring ceremony was officiated by Mignhon Tourne', aunt of the bride. Tanya and Dorise, New Orleans musicians, provided the music for the ceremony.

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The Advocate

Our Views: Fair play for loans

Amid a deluge of lobbying from national payday lending operations, the Legislature in both chambers has shown a reluctance to tighten the sky-high interest rates and fees paid by customers of the short-term loan outlets.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sunherald.com

Woman will testify against husband in bank robbery

Assistant District Attorney Chris Daniel tells The Sun Herald 34-year-old Aleisha Diaz Landry pleaded guilty Monday to the Dec. 6, 2012, robbery and admitted her drug addiction clouded her judgment.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NOLA.com

Bogalusa mayor's son, employees indicted on federal mail fraud and conspiracy charges

The son of Bogalusa's mayor and several of his business associates were indicted by a federal grand jury on mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud charges.

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The Times

Easy 5 winners in Shreveport, Natchitoches to split $50K

BATON ROUGE -- Louisiana Lottery officials say one ticket won the $325,000 jackpot in Wednesday's Lotto drawing.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NOLA.com

Lawmakers push back on proposed Tulane scholarship restrictions

Rep. Harold Ritchie, D-Bogalusa, has introduced legislation to change the Tulane University legislative scholarship program, after he was accused of misusing it.

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The Advocate

St. George election window narrows

Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- State Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, meets with constituents after a hearing on legislation to study the way Louisiana incorporates new cities.

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KSLA-TV Shreveport

Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session

Students at poor-performing public schools could have the possibility of switching to higher-performing schools, under a bill that received the unanimous support Wednesday of the Senate.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Supporters seek new angle to limit payday lending

They're backing a bill by Sen. Ben Nevers, D-Bogalusa, that would limit borrowers to 10 payday loans per year.

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NOLA.com

Easy fishing action will follow Pearl River's crest

Jeff Bruhl caught this bass and a bunch of others last year as the Pearl River was pulling out of the woods.

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