It was one of those rare emotional debates on the Louisiana House floor by legislators who had experienced the issue themselves, rather than the usual detached discourse of lawmakers advocating on behalf of some special interest.
Women's reproductive rights have enjoyed a half-century or so of well-defined proponents and opponents, but the recently flourishing fertility industry, from egg harvesting to surrogacy, has produced fresh and surprising alliances among former foes.
On Friday, Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana published an opinion column on CNN.com. The piece is a typically vacuous screed against some of the great forces of evil in American life: Obama, Big Government, and debt.
Police say Bryan Ray Allen of California was on a flight from Las Vegas to Dallas that had a stopover in Midland.
Texas Brine Co. officials said the company began making settlement offers on Friday afternoon to Bayou Corne residents affected by the Assumption Parish sinkhole.
The Brewster County Sheriff's Office has now released the name of the person who stole a car and died minutes later in a crash.
As Ed argued earlier this week, all of the scandalous details - ranging from the eyebrow-raising to the downright frightening - leaking out of the White House recently are kind of an enormous crimp in the progressive argument for a larger and still more activist government.
Louisiana has the highest rate of gun violence in the nation and the weakest gun safety laws, according to a recent national study, and state lawmakers are moving to expand the already permissive statutes.
Though 45 states and the District of Columbia adopted the core, and several states are already implementing them, there are signs of back-pedaling in several states.
To many people the 2016 elections may seem too far away to start with polling and serious discussions about possible contenders.
When Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana wanted to sell his plan to replace his state's income tax with a higher sales tax, he pointed to Texas as both the problem and the solution.
Despite the obvious benefits of providing health coverage to tens of thousands of uninsured Louisianians, the House of Representatives rejected legislation Tuesday to accept the federal expansion of Medicaid.
The total operating expense associated with the privatization of nine LSU hospitals will hit $1 billion during the new fiscal year, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols said Thursday.
A Shreveport legislator said Thursday that an agreement is in place with Gov. Bobby Jindal to ensure hearing impaired residents receive financial assistance for the tools they need to navigate daily life.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal signed six bills into law Thursday. The bills were the first pieces of legislation to make it to the governor's desk and be approved during the 2013 legislative session.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will assist and encourage Louisiana veterans, service members and their families to return to the Pelican State.