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St. George petition verification to begin in early January

With the 2018 elections wrapped up and the holidays coming to a close, the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters Office plans to...

Alford: Twelve crazy months of hardball politics

2018 has offered more than a few valuable lessons for working in or around politics in Louisiana. While there are certainly more takeaways to...

BREC superintendent finalists’ interviews underway

The four finalists vying to replace retiring BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight have been making the rounds in Baton Rouge, meeting with community leaders and...

Louisiana population dropped by 10k last year

Louisiana had some of the steepest population losses in the nation last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s national and state population estimates...

Together Baton Rouge launches petition to deny Exxon ITEP requests

Together Baton Rouge began circulating an online petition Monday night calling for the Metro Council, school board and sheriff to deny ExxonMobil’s upcoming Industrial...
medicaid

Audit: More than 17,600 Medicaid recipients did not qualify for coverage

A third audit of the Louisiana Department of Health’s Medicaid expansion program has found more than 17,600 current recipients may not have qualified for...
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge officials consider uses for empty space at former Woman’s Hospital site

As part of an ongoing effort to increase the efficiency of city-parish government, local officials are meeting this morning with their architect, Jim Frey,...

EBRSO monitors Nextdoor app, but call if you need help

Even though deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office are now gleaning information shared with them through the Nextdoor app, Baton Rouge area...
Sharon Weston Broome Baton Rouge Mayor

Broome releases Open Data report

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome released a report this afternoon outlined this year’s progress with the city’s Open Data Policy and listed planned efforts for...

Green Light Plan has 11 roads to finish

While the vast majority—73%—of the road projects in the Green Light Plan have been completed since 2005, there are 11 roads on the list,...

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