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With his immigrant parents looking on, Gov. Bobby Jindal opened the 2014 legislative session Monday by vowing to guarantee the American dream for every child growing up in Louisiana.
Advocate staff file photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority -- East encompasses the Lake Borgne Basin, Orleans and East Jefferson levee districts.
Three Louisiana insurers agreed on Monday to continue to accept payments from a federal program for low-income people with HIV/AIDS to cover their Obamacare insurance premiums, the carriers said during a hearing in U.S. District Court.
Mississippi had the highest obesity rate in the U.S. in 2013, at 35.4%, while Montana had the lowest rate, at 19.6%, according to Gallup survey results released March 4, 2014.
Sen. Mary Landrieu is stepping up the pressure on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to adopt Medicaid expansion under Obamacare, part of a larger strategy by the Democrats to put Republicans on the defensive going into the 2014 midterm elections.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal spoke Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference about his state's educational reforms.
Now that the Mardi Gras parades are history, rumor has it that spring is floating about and turning the corner bringing warmer temperatures, soon.
Motorcycle helmets. Teacher tenure. Ethics reform. Those are just a few of the subjects senators from northeastern Louisiana will take on in this year's legislative session, which begins Monday in Baton Rouge.
Werner Aswell officiated the ceremony. Parents of the couple are Monica and Bobby Mann of West Monroe and Kim and James Blocker, Jr. of West Monroe.
Lawmakers frustrated with the policies of Gov. Bobby Jindal and his allies have turned to the Louisiana Constitution, finding it the only path to bypass the power of a governor and his veto pen.
PG staff writer Robert Zullo, a former crime reporter in Louisiana, says HBO's 'True Detective' has been all-too true to life so far My friends and relatives all asked me about "True Detective," in texts, emails, Facebook messages and the odd old-fashioned phone call after the show debuted in January.
MoveOn is running ads in southern states where Republican governors, for reasons that are beyond my grasp, have refused the free Medicaid money that would probably guarantee their reelections.
For the past two years, Louisiana educators have grappled with drastic changes to their tenure benefits and evaluation system.
Early on, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu led the charge to delay dramatic increases in the premiums paid by homeowners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
Although education is essential to the business community, not all stakeholders agree with how some legislators are attempting to fund it.
Outgoing PJAL President Melvin Haymon of Vernon Parish hosted the convention. The new president is Lisa Nelson of St. Martin Parish.