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One at-large council member removed from proposed changes to Plan of Government

East Baton Rouge Parish voters could be asked to approve certain changes to the city-parish Plan of Government in a March 20 election, if...

Metro Council to consider look and placement of 5G cell towers under revised ordinance

Following more than a year of rewrites, a set of regulations for the look and placement of 5G small cell towers in Baton Rouge...

$235M in Deepwater Horizon oil spill funds approved for Louisiana restoration projects 

Gov. John Bel Edwards today announced the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has approved $234.6 million in funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement...

Analysis: Gov. Edwards not shy about using veto pen for special session 

Gov. John Bel Edwards liberally used his veto pen for the majority-Republican Legislature's latest special session, striking down 15% of the measures that reached...

Audit reveals sites being mismanaged by Louisiana Tourism Department 

Louisiana’s state tourism department isn’t properly collecting admission fees for some of its parks and appears to be violating agreements governing the use of...

‘LaPolitics’: Race to replace Richmond shapes up; oil interests still pushing severance idea

It has only been a few days since Congressman Cedric Richmond announced he will step down in early January to become a senior adviser...

Two Louisiana GOP lawmakers call for eliminating state income tax 

Republican legislators on Tuesday called for Louisiana to eliminate state income taxes while acknowledging that the chances of doing so any time soon are...

Several Louisiana Dems eyeing Cedric Richmond’s congressional seat

Several high-profile Louisiana Democrats are eyeing the soon-to-be vacant seat of the 2nd Congressional District after U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond announced Tuesday that he...

Richmond pledges to advocate for Louisiana in West Wing

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond is leaving the House after 10 years for a role as a White House adviser when President-elect Joe Biden takes...

Louisiana task force agrees sales tax collections should be centralized 

A study group the Louisiana Legislature created has agreed that the state’s complex sales tax collection system should be centralized, though details still must...

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