The independent committee assembled to nominate members of two regional flood boards in southeastern Louisiana has voted to seek an attorney general's opinion on when some members' terms expire.
A former state lawmaker and a national animal rights group have filed a lawsuit challenging a newly-passed law that lets a Grosse Tete gas station owner keep a tiger onsite.
The state chapter of Americans For Prosperity was launched in January and there’s a guarantee of revenue from the national organization throughout the first year.
A federal judge is set to hear arguments on whether Louisiana must recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states.
With the goal of having DOTD focus only on building roads, maintaining bridges and other transportation priorities, the commissioner of the new Multimodal Commerce office would be charged with coordinating commercial trucking, ports, harbors, aviation, rail, maritime activities and intercity mass transit.