Louisiana's U.S. House delegation dropped from seven to six because of slow population growth.

After months of debate, lawmakers will start considering bills this week that seek to roll back or rework the state's use of the Common Core education standards, one of the more divisive issues of the legislative session.

Despite ubiquitous cellphone cameras and Twitter accounts, politicians still make regrettable off-the-cuff remarks that find their way into hostile videos and campaign ads.

Former Govs. Edwin Edwards, Buddy Roemer and Kathleen Blanco demonstrated a surprising level of agreement on a wide range of issues during a lecture Wednesday night at Loyola University.

A federal appeals court Thursday refused to block a lower court's order requiring the state to provide a condemned killer with information about the seller and maker of drugs the state uses in executions.

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