Gov. Bobby Jindal's chief budget adviser says the administration won't reverse course on the privatization of state-owned hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured.

On average, Louisiana women make about 67 cents for every $1 men make, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Senate Education Committee on Thursday agreed without objection to a rewritten version of Sen. Jack Donahue's bill to raise the minimum grade point average and ACT score required to get a TOPS award.

Fletcher-CarouselFrom hawking vegetables to managing big-time political campaigns, consultant Roy Fletcher has seen it all and keeps coming back for more.

The overall figure for the state is a considerable jump from the 45,561 people enrolled in the federal marketplace plan as of March 1.

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