Lawmakers on the House Education Committee are considering whether Louisiana should scrap its participation in the Common Core education standards and the standardized testing associated with it.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is offering an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, saying states should play a greater role in containing health care costs.

In Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday the Nobel Nominating Committee announced that Dr. David Dismukes, lead researcher at LSU’s Center for Energy Studies, is one among seven candidates for the Nobel Prize in Economics.

The legal fight over a billboard that features the state's tourism slogan as part of a push to expand Medicaid continues in Baton Rouge.

Even though she’s busy running her own race, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu is lending a hand to the policy campaign being undertaken to accept $16 billion in federal Medicaid money to expand access to basic health care for 240,000 citizens.

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