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Louisiana responds to coronavirus with rare bipartisanship

A simple gift from a bitter political rival—a medical mask emblazoned with Louisiana's state seal—has helped Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards pound home a...

‘LaPolitics:’ Former Louisiana official operating White House hotline

If members of Louisiana's congressional delegation decide to use the hotline set up by the White House to address their high-priority coronavirus issues, they'll...

St. George transition bill waiting for hearing when Legislature reconvenes

The Legislature briefly reconvenes today from its COVID-19-imposed hiatus to read any last-minute bills into the record, as today is the deadline for filing...

US Rep. Garret Graves, LABI’s Stephen Waguespack to explain federal coronavirus aid package during...

Now that the $2.2 trillion CARES Act has passed, how can it help Baton Rouge business owners and employees? There are SBA loans, the...

Analysis: Louisiana lawmakers face budget tumult amid virus

The Louisiana lawmakers who choose to show up Tuesday for a workday at the state Capitol will return to a political landscape reshaped by...

PAR urges Legislature to reconvene, address critical budget issues 

The legislative session has been effectively suspended until April 13 due to COVID-19 concerns and limits on large gatherings, but with the state’s response...

US Rep. Garret Graves, LABI’s Stephen Waguespack to explain federal coronavirus aid package during...

Congress is expected to pass the $2 trillion federal stimulus package today, and President Donald Trump says he'll quickly sign it. Once approved, the...

‘LaPolitics’: The task force structure, personalities behind state’s response

The major disaster declaration for Louisiana that was approved this week by President Donald J. Trump not only sets the stage for an influx...

Mayor Broome appeals to Trump for federal aid

Just a day after city officials said they expect to be able to cover revenue losses with reserve funds and federal reimbursements, Mayor Sharon...

Audit: LSU lacks written policies covering $4.9M in administrative allowances 

In a report released today, the Louisiana Legislative Auditor found LSU did not have written policies for the use of administrative allowances, which are...

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