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Governor saw Ronald Greene arrest video months before prosecutors

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his top lawyers gathered in a State Police conference room in October 2020 to prepare for the fallout from a troubling case closer to home: troopers’ deadly arrest of Ronald Greene.

‘LaPolitics’: Attorney general’s race gaining more attention

Six district attorneys from southeast Louisiana have signed on to host a fundraiser for fellow District Attorney John Belton of Ruston, who’s running for...

Bills seek voluntary simplification of Louisiana sales tax system

A state constitutional amendment seeking to streamline Louisiana’s decentralized sales tax system is pending in this year’s session. 

House committee passes bill restricting use of disaster aid for recurring state expenses

Legislation to restrict how federal disaster money is used for ongoing expenses in the state budget cleared the House and Government Affairs Committee this...

Legislation would let communities create stormwater utility systems

A bill that has unanimously passed both chambers of the Louisiana Legislature would allow political subdivisions to charge utility fees to fund stormwater management programs

Louisiana lawmakers consider gasoline, diesel stockpiles for hurricanes

Louisiana already has 1 million gallons of fuel available if needed for its hurricane response efforts. However, state lawmakers are considering setting aside another 4 million

Alford: An in-depth look at campaign staffing challenges

With high-profile elections peppering ballots this year and next, campaigns in Louisiana are facing the same kind of staffing challenges as traditional businesses, especially when it comes to finding senior positions like managers.

‘LaPolitics’: Campaign pros adapt to staffing challenges

With high-profile elections peppering ballots this year and next, campaigns in Louisiana are facing the same kind of staffing challenges as traditional businesses, especially...

Despite not being a legal city, Bodi White proposes giving $1M to St. George...

Though the legal status of the St. George incorporation remains uncertain, four directors of the potential city’s transitional taxing authority have been meeting regularly. 

Louisiana enacts orphan oil well law to get $200M in federal money

Legislation that positions Louisiana to receive an estimated $200 million in federal grants to fix orphan oil wells became law Tuesday as one of the first bills enacted from the 2022 regular session.