| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Louisiana authorities Monday blamed an eighth U.S. death on the effects of last week's Hurricane Isaac when a 90-year-old man died in a sweltering home without electricity in suburban New Orleans.
The man "was found in his home by family, and the home...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:02 AM
I just learned that Governor Bobby Jindal is pining away1 for the Federal Leviathan to pick up more of the $116 MILLION tab for damages caused by Hurricane Isaac in addition to the 75% that FEMA has already paid. The state meanwhile has kicked in a measly...
| Sep 11, 2012
Governor Bobby Jindal ordered flags be flown at half staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday.
The governor ordered the gesture as an expression of respect for the people who lost their lives in the 9-11 attacks and in the...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:17 PM
LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (Reuters) - The battle over whether to recall Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, has sharply divided the state and become a nationally watched test of his party's push to limit government, slash spending and challenge...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:24 PM
The state's largest teachers union filed two lawsuits challenging Governor Bobby Jindal's education reform plan.
The Louisiana Federation of Teachers says the plan is unconstitutional.
The union says the voucher program in it shouldn't be allowed to...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:21 PM
Basking in neighboring Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s recall-election victory, conservatives convened on the outskirts of President Barack Obama’s hometown Friday to tout the Wisconsin experience as a model for the fall while listening to...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:23 PM
A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.
State Rep. Jeff Thompson, a...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:25 AM
Post-Tropical Cyclone Debby headed into the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday after leaving four people dead and one missing, and deluging Florida with buckets of rain that triggered flooding statewide.
The storm lost its tropical characteristics late...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif. - Oil tycoons Charles and David Koch held a secret conservative fundraising summit at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad Saturday.
The gathering brought wealthy individuals and political heavy-weights to raise money for...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following executive proclamation declaring a state of emergency as a result of the forecasted conditions of Tropical Storm Debby.
STATE OF EMERGENCY – TROPICAL STORM DEBBY
WHEREAS, the Louisiana Homeland...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
"In my first term, we passed health care reform," President Barack Obama joked this spring. "In my second term, I guess I'll pass it again."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, President Obama can take that item off his agenda. But Chief JusticeJohn G....