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‘LaPolitics:’ When the treasurer likes your team

If you want to know which political direction Treasurer John Schroder is leaning just roughly a year after being elected, and about as far...

Exxon defends ITEP requests ahead of state board meeting

Controversy surrounding the Industrial Tax Exemption program is brewing again ahead of Friday’s state Board of Commerce and Industry meeting where the board is...
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Louisiana secretary of state diverted $90K to pay settlement

The Louisiana secretary of state's office diverted more than $90,000 from computer system improvements to pay its share of a sexual misconduct settlement involving...

Baton Rouge General Mid City likely site for Bridge Center

The mental health diversion center approved by voters Dec. 8 is tentatively slated to be located in vacant space at the Baton Rouge General...

MovEBR’s top priority: hiring program manager

A timeline is beginning to take shape for the MovEBR roads tax plan approved by voters on Saturday, and the first objective will be...

Water Institute out to protect the Baton Rouge water supply

The Water Institute of the Gulf is in the early stages of a study that will devise 50-year sustainable solutions for preventing saltwater intrusion...

Special elections loom for Louisiana Legislature

The fall elections have reshuffled seats in the Louisiana Legislature and will force a new round of special elections early next year. After the November...

Audit: Nearly $100K stolen from Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles by employees

Three state employees took $98,507 from the Office of Motor Vehicles for personal use between March and June 2017, according to an audit released...

After a national search, why did a career educator make the short list to...

In the wake of BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight’s August announcement that she will retire when her contract expires at the end of the year, the park...

Vowing transparency, Broome launches Baton Rouge budget-tracking site

Mayor Sharon Weston Broome launched Open Checkbook BR this morning, a companion website to the Open Data BR portal, which will provide “unprecedented” public...

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