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  • La. labor secretary still negotiating on stimulus

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Louisiana's labor secretary said Thursday he continues to negotiate with federal officials about ways the state could take $98 million in federal stimulus money to expand unemployment benefits without increasing taxes on...
  • Tax and Spend Louisiana Democrats Up to Old Tricks

    When Governor Jindal took office in January of 2008, the State of Louisiana was enjoying a budget surplus of $1 billion. This allowed legislators to establish a school voucher program, cut taxes and spend millions on highways and medical research. The...
  • Legislative session hits mid-point Tuesday

    Legislative session hits mid-point Tuesday
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Tax breaks are stalled. Budget cuts are under negotiation. And bans on smoking in bars, hand-held cell phone use while driving and dental work at schools are awaiting their fate. Very little is decided as the Legislature's regular...
  • Legislation Brief For 5-28

    Legislation Brief For 5-28
    The expropriation and purchase of land for a new LSU hospital in New Orleans would be stalled until lawmakers review and approve financial plans for the hospital, under a bill approved yesterday by the House Health and Welfare Committee. Representative...
  • Moreno wins La. House election and Honore wins La. House seat

    Moreno wins La. House election and Honore wins La. House seat
    Former broadcaster Helena Moreno has won a special election runoff in District 93 of the Louisiana House of Representatives. WWL-TV of New Orleans reports that according to unofficial results from Saturday's election, Moreno received 1,274, or 56...
  • Could The Spill Restore Jindal As A GOP Whiz Kid?

    Could The Spill Restore Jindal As A GOP Whiz Kid?
    It's a rough schedule for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal - a near daily grind of military helicopter flights or roaring airboat tours to remote steamy marshes and sun-baked barrier islands increasingly endangered by the BP oil spill. Sweeping sticks or fish...
  • La. Senate backs abortion regulation bills

    La. Senate backs abortion regulation bills
    Louisiana's health secretary should have broader discretion to revoke abortion clinic licenses in case of safety and health concerns, the state Senate decided Monday, giving final passage to the proposal. The measure by Rep. Fred Mills, D-Parks, would...
  • Senator Carter Peterson Takes Oath Of Office

    Senator Carter Peterson Takes Oath Of Office
    Karen Carter Peterson is the new state senator for Senate District 5. Sen. Carter Peterson was sworn in Monday evening during special ceremonies at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Orleans Parish Criminal District Judge Keva Landrum Johnson administered...
  • Special Election In May For House Seat

    Special Election In May For House Seat
    A special election to fill a New Orleans-based seat in the state House of Representatives will be held in May. The vacancy was created when Rep. Karen Carter Peterson, a Democrat, was elected to the state Senate. House Speaker Jim Tucker set the special...
  • One More Out Of The N.O. Mayor's Race

    Statement from New Orleans Speaker Pro Tem Karen Carter Peterson: "Over the past several months, I have been truly moved by the outpouring of support from many members of the community encouraging me to become a candidate for Mayor of the City of New...