NEW LAWS carouselMany laws are minor, though some impact health care options, change educational programs and reach into people's everyday activities.

Louisiana's annual state sales tax holiday is Friday and Saturday.

An investigation into the last-minute passage of a pension hike for the state police superintendent continues, despite Col. Mike Edmonson's decision not to accept the increase.

Mid-August hearing dates have been set for dueling lawsuits over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.

Sentencing has been delayed for a businessman who provided key testimony in the corruption case that resulted in the conviction of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin.

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