A national tea party group organizing in Louisiana is asking lawmakers to pledge their opposition to Democrats' efforts to expand the state Medicaid program under President Barack Obama's health law.

Gov. Bobby Jindal signaled Wednesday that he's willing to make changes to his 2012 law that made it tougher for teachers to reach the job protection status of tenure.

National rankings and a new poll suggest Congressman Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, may be closing in on incumbent U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu ahead of the fall election.

After surviving attempts by lawmakers to defund it last year, Planned Parenthood is circulating the results of a November poll that suggest voters’ attitudes about reproductive health and pregnancy in Louisiana do not fit neatly along a pro-life to pro-choice continuum.

scott free carouselAfter repeatedly failing to pay back the more than $33,000 she admitted stealing from Acadiana Outreach, an “early Christmas present” was the last thing Paula Scott expected.

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