The Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy Fund, called the WISE Fund, would direct dollars to science, technology and research programs at four-year universities and community and technical colleges.
Although the election is still six months away, Camp Landrieu might be breathing a little easier seeing the results of a poll commissioned by a conservative Baton Rouge businessman.
Louisiana motorcyclists still must wear helmets, and there will be no exceptions.
A proposal to soften penalties for marijuana possession has been at least temporarily derailed by opposition from the Louisiana Sheriffs Association.
The panel's choice will go to Gov. Bobby Jindal who has made it clear he wants to name an opponent of the lawsuit to the board of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East.