Louisiana state government
Analysis: Louisiana lawmakers tackle water system upgrades
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 27, 2021 04:00 PM EDT
Louisiana giving away $2.3M in prizes to encourage vaccines
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 17, 2021 03:41 PM EDT
Edwards agrees to July 31 end to federal unemployment aid
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 16, 2021 07:07 PM EDT
Louisiana steers federal money to infrastructure upgrades
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 15, 2021 05:11 PM EDT
Louisiana session ends in flurry of tax and financial votes
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 10, 2021 09:57 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Louisiana
By The Associated Press Jun. 09, 2021 07:10 AM EDT
The Advocate. June 7, 2021. Editorial: Louisiana legislative hearings must include facts, not scare tactics and rumors ...
Bills striking at vaccine mandate head to Louisiana governor
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 07, 2021 04:38 PM EDT
Analysis: Many issues settled as session reaches final days
By Melinda Deslatte Jun. 06, 2021 04:10 PM EDT
12 past winners of Louisiana seafood cooking contest compete
Jun. 06, 2021 09:46 AM EDT
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — With Louisiana's coronavirus pandemic restrictions canceled, a dozen past winners will compete against each other in person this month in...
Louisiana adds free state park visits to COVID vaccine perks
By Janet Mcconnaughey Jun. 03, 2021 06:32 PM EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana is adding free entry to all 21 state parks as a perk for getting vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday....
Analysis: Lawmakers load Louisiana budget with pet projects
By Melinda Deslatte May. 30, 2021 04:00 PM EDT
Lawmakers wrap up work early on Louisiana's $38B budget bill
By Melinda Deslatte May. 27, 2021 06:48 PM EDT
Lawmakers again stop business tax hike, jobless benefit drop
May. 26, 2021 05:33 PM EDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to keep the rules governing the state's unemployment trust fund static, avoiding the increase in...
Ban on COVID-19 vaccine requirement fails in Louisiana House
May. 26, 2021 12:05 PM EDT
Louisiana Senate crafts plan for spending $1.5B federal aid
By Melinda Deslatte May. 25, 2021 06:24 PM EDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana would spend more than $1.5 billion in federal coronavirus aid on roadwork, water system improvements, tourism marketing,...
Edwards ends virus restrictions, lifts schools' mask mandate
By Melinda Deslatte May. 25, 2021 03:27 PM EDT
Louisiana Senate releases $37B budget proposal for next year
By Melinda Deslatte May. 24, 2021 06:36 PM EDT
Edwards, doctors tout vaccinations for those ages 12-15
May. 20, 2021 06:21 PM EDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s state epidemiologist and her 12-year-old daughter were among those stressing the need for COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday at...
Edwards refuses request to end federal jobless aid for now
By Melinda Deslatte May. 19, 2021 02:13 PM EDT
La. income forecast grows, giving lawmakers more to spend
By Melinda Deslatte May. 18, 2021 04:15 PM EDT