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Draft report: Massive reorganization of BRPD could save millions, improve service

The Baton Rouge Police Department could save millions of dollars a year by implementing dozens of far-reaching reforms, including restructuring the department’s organizational chart,...

Two finalists to compete for LSU lakes project management contract

The LSU Real Estate and Facilities Foundation has narrowed, from six to two, its pool of applicants vying to lead the planned restoration of...

The St. George saga will continue

The battle over the prospective city of St. George won’t end anytime soon, what with pending lawsuits and the unresolved school issue.
Mayor's race

Mayor’s race will be main election event, but it may not be a fight

The election race for Baton Rouge mayor may be the biggest contest on the ballot this fall but don’t expect any fireworks.
election year priorities

The election year priorities of Mayor Sharon Weston Broome

As Louisianans begin to pivot from state to national elections in 2020, a national group of mayors is pushing candidates to support efforts to...
Louisiana legislators

5 things state legislators will be talking about

Louisiana legislators will focus on tort reform, oil and gas lawsuits, education funding, tax reform and selecting its new leadership.

Searching for a new leader at LSU

Finding a replacement for F. King Alexander at LSU will likely be controversial and will certainly dominate the local higher ed conversation.

Breaking down the economic priorities of the Capital Region

A parish-by-parish roundup of the 2020 economic development priorities of the Capital Region.

The transformation of Plank Road

Don’t expect a transformation overnight, but look for small yet significant changes along north Baton Rouge's Plank Road in 2020.

Addressing the north Baton Rouge food desert

Repackaging and funneling leftover recovery money from hurricanes Gustav and Ike, Mayor Sharon Weston Broome in November launched the Healthy Food Retail Initiative, an...

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