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32 min ago | The Times
The Louisiana legislature is in the midst of a heroin panic. A bill that breezed through the House on a 94-1 vote, and is now with the State Senate, would require anyone caught in possession of heroin -- no matter how small an amount -- to serve at least two years in prison.
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Fresh off of the success of its previous Season, and particularly its most recent, acclaimed production of THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA by Tennessee Williams , Southern Rep is pleased to announce its 2014-15 Mainstage Season, featuring four productions by, or about, Louisianans: BROOMSTICK by John Biguenet , DETROIT by Lisa D'Amour , BOUDIN: The New ... (more)
MEDICAID IN LOUISIANA. THE BILL BEING PUSHED AT THE STATE LEGISLATURE WAS SOUNDLY DEFEATED BY THE SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE.
PAYDAY LENDING LOANS.. THAT'S THE HOT TOPIC AT THE STATE LEGISLATURE TODAY.. WDSU REPORTER ANDY CUNNINGHAM IS IN BATON ROUGE..
Senators will consider whether to prohibit private businesses in Louisiana from paying unequal wages to employees of different genders for the same job.
A White House photo from 2010 showing President Barack Obama talking with Gov. Bobby Jindal aboard Air Force One following the BP oil disaster.
A cabal of Louisiana state senators did a stupid thing Tuesday. All those hoping Louisiana might follow the lead of states across the great land must wait a bit longer.
In our view, it is critical that Louisiana's education system be strong enough to produce a workforce that is locally capable and globally competitive.
State officials announced the Well-Ahead Louisiana Initiative last week. Secretary of Public Health J.T. Lane dropped by 2une In Wednesday morning to talk about the goals of the program.
Rep. Cedric Richmond is taking the plunge, and the Louisiana Democrat got some across-the-aisle help in celebrating his engagement.
Vicki Cormier, of Lafayette, sought treatment for a cold. Now, Cormier said, she has a $1,400 bill that she can't pay.
After proposing a bill that would designate the Holy Bible as the official state book of Louisiana, the news story quickly went viral and sparked a lot of well-deserved objections.
School and student participation has grown exponentially and nearly all parents enrolled in it are happy with the chance to choose.
Louisiana's Senate race could determine which party controls the upper chamber. But Rep. Bill Cassidy , who is running to unseat Sen. Mary Landrieu , thinks that more is at stake.
Louisiana's failure to repeal the 'crime against nature' laws is a startling act of state-endorsed homophobia.
Louisiana lawmakers are currently advancing a measure that would require women to receive biased information about the mental health risks of abortion before being allowed to continue with the procedure.