White registration is down by 7,700 voters while black registration has shot up by 7,100 voters.

Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger recently on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few Big Easy insiders.

Former President Bill Clinton, the Democratic Party's most popular surrogate this fall, is heading to Louisiana early next week for a campaign rally with U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.

Lawmakers have sidestepped a decision on whether they accept claims from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration that the state closed last year's books with a nearly $179 million surplus.

Did the state close last year's books with a surplus or a deficit?

  • News TODAY 4:03PM by Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics News Service

    Minority votes critical to Senate election

    White registration is down by 7,700 voters while black registration has shot up by 7,100 voters.

  • News TODAY 3:49PM by Jeremy Alford, LaPolitics News Service

    New Orleans once again Landrieu epicenter

    Even though it had been rumored for months, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu finally pulled the trigger recently on a major campaign shakeup that moved control over to a few Big Easy insiders.

  • Health TODAY 11:36AM by The Associated Press

    It's time hospitals stop billing rape victims

    Louisiana's health department says it will seek law changes to stop billing sexual assault victims for exams and tests.

  • INDReporter TODAY 11:29AM by IND Staff

    You can raise tuition, but best not touch those soy lattes

    It wasn’t the historic slashes to higher ed funding or the ensuing tuition spikes that recently had LSU’s student body and faculty riled up in collective outrage.

  • 10 Things TODAY 7:29AM by The Associated Press

    10 Things to Know Today

    Urgent Care clinics unprepared for Ebola; Nazis collected Social Security; Hawaii dodges a bullet and more national and international news for Monday, October 20, 2014.

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  • INDReporter TODAY 6:07AM by IND Staff

    La. La. Land - Prosperity v. Planet

    Monday's Blogs from the Bog!

  • INDReporter FRI, OCT 17 4:35PM by Patrick Flanagan

    Beasley's tee tiny war chest

    Will $400 be enough for the re-election campaign of LPSB's Hunter Beasley to overcome two years of holding our school system hostage and hurting the education of our children all because of a personal dislike of the superintendent?

  • Sports FRI, OCT 17 3:52PM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Saints: Graham's status a gameday decision

    Saints tight end Jimmy Graham said Friday he expects his playing status in Detroit to be decided by coach Sean Payton on Sunday, shortly before the game.

  • News FRI, OCT 17 11:33AM by The Associated Press

    Lawmakers wait to hear from auditors on surplus

    Lawmakers have sidestepped a decision on whether they accept claims from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration that the state closed last year's books with a nearly $179 million surplus.

  • Sports FRI, OCT 17 11:31AM by Guerry Smith, AP sports

    Saints see D turning corner as Lions loom

    Coming off the high of a fourth quarter comeback against Tampa Bay and a helpful bye week, linebacker Junior Galette sees a real turnaround coming for New Orleans' struggling defense.

  • News FRI, OCT 17 11:28AM by The Associated Press

    Bill Clinton headed to La. for political rally with Mary Landrieu

    Former President Bill Clinton, the Democratic Party's most popular surrogate this fall, is heading to Louisiana early next week for a campaign rally with U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu.

  • INDReporter FRI, OCT 17 11:07AM by Patrick Flanagan

    The nail in Harson's coffin?

    Time and again you hear people say DA Mike Harson is unbeatable because he's doled out political favors over the past 20 years. But a new lawsuit could end that speculation.

  • Sports THU, OCT 16 12:41PM by John Mikell

    Ragin' Cajun to-do list

    After the season's signature win (so far), here are some helpful tips for Cajun Nation during the conference stretch.

  • News THU, OCT 16 11:00AM by The Associated Press

    Louisiana's lingering budget questions

    Did the state close last year's books with a surplus or a deficit?

  • Sports THU, OCT 16 10:39AM by Brett Martel, AP Sports Writer

    Ingram itching to return

    Practicing without limitations on Wednesday, running back Mark Ingram looked ready to return to a New Orleans offense that once again ranks among the NFL's best when the Saints play at Detroit on Sunday.

  • INDReporter THU, OCT 16 9:42AM by Patrick Flanagan

    Supreme Court: Act 1 is legit

    It’s been decided: Superintendents of Louisiana’s public school system will retain the controversial powers granted by Act 1 of the 2012 session.

  • INDReporter WED, OCT 15 5:36PM by IND Staff

    Kennedy begs to differ in budget fracas

    Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy has a bone to pick with the Jindal administration, which recently — surprise! — announced that the state ended the most recent budget year with a $178.5 million dollar surplus.

  • News WED, OCT 15 4:31PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Landrieu raising and spending more in Senate race

    The messaging battle, however, isn't tied to individual campaign accounts. Third-party groups have poured millions of dollars into advertising.

  • News WED, OCT 15 4:26PM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Landrieu courts female voters

    With her political future in jeopardy, Sen. Mary Landrieu is turning to a natural constituent base in her re-election bid.

  • Sports WED, OCT 15 10:15AM by The Associated Press

    Cajuns roll through Texas State

    Terrance Broadway threw for a touchdown and rushed for 113 yards to lead Louisiana-Lafayette to a 34-10 victory over Texas State on Tuesday night.

  • News WED, OCT 15 10:11AM by Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press

    Will Obama be Landrieu's albatross?

    Aligned with the party of an unpopular president, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu sought to keep her distance from the Obama administration, against claims from her chief Republican challenger Bill Cassidy that a vote to re-elect the Democratic incumbent was a vote for Barack Obama.

  • News WED, OCT 15 10:04AM by The Associated Press

    AG: 9 Romanians arrested in online crime syndicate

    Seven people in Louisiana and two others in Mississippi have been arrested in connection with an international online sales scam.

  • INDReporter WED, OCT 15 9:58AM by Patrick Flanagan

    Cockerham gets his reelection bid back on track

    Despite the hype and potential misinformation to have spread in the wake of Mark Cockerham’s recent departure from the LPSB, his candidacy for reelection is still on — now with the backing of the Chamber's Empower PAC.

  • INDReporter TUE, OCT 14 4:10PM by Walter Pierce

    Forget ebola ash — it’s the Romanian Mafia!

    No, seriously, the state says today cops nabbed seven people suspected of being “members and affiliates of Romanian organized crime.” In Lafayette.

  • Sports TUE, OCT 14 1:53PM by IND Staff

    Faulk, Delhomme, Girouard named to La. Sports Hall of Fame

    LSU’s all-time leading rusher and three-time Super Bowl champion Kevin Faulk, UL Lafayette great and Super Bowl quarterback Jake Delhomme and coaching legend Yvette Girouard will be enshrined next summer.

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