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Who’s running against who in the upcoming elections?

Louisiana's election sign-up period opens this morning with the races for governor, six other statewide jobs and all state legislative seats on the fall...
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Hitting the RESET button on better Louisiana government

Though the business community scored some minor victories in the recent legislative session, re-election-facing lawmakers declined to tackle any of the really meaty issues...

Why so few women in politics?

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome began her political career 30 years ago with a seat on the East Baton Rouge Metro Council, where she surprisingly...

Acadian Thruway drainage canal improvements contingent on finding local match money

Residents living along a flood-prone stretch of Dawson Creek near Acadian Thruway were told Tuesday evening by a city-parish official that improvements were planned...

More south Baton Rouge women running for Legislature

With 56 seats up for grabs in the Louisiana Legislature—and the qualifying deadline more than a month away—south Baton Rouge is already seeing more...

Metro Council to discuss 5G cell towers, consider MovEBR contracts today

The Metro Council is scheduled to consider several high-profile topics at tonight’s meeting, including 5G small cell tower issues as well as the MovEBR...

Legislative Auditor: Louisiana needs easier way to dissolve dying cities

Should Louisiana’s dying towns be kept on life support? The long-standing question dominated much of the discussion during Monday’s Press Club of Greater Baton...

After getting $500M in Texas tax breaks, Exxon cuts job creation forecast

Two years ago, ExxonMobil and its Saudi Arabian partner secured more than $500 million in tax incentives from Texas communities in which its huge...

Parish attorney search committee to meet Tuesday; one applicant drops out

More than a month after applications were due for the vacated East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney post, the search committee formed to recommend a...

News alert: Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoes St. George transition bill

Gov. John Bel Edwards has vetoed Senate Bill 229, which would have created a transition structure in the event voters approve the incorporation of...

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