In Louisiana, more women have signed up than men, and one-third of those getting insurance are in the older, costlier age ranges of 55 to 64 years old.
Never one to shun the spotlight, former Gov. Edwin Edwards isn't squelching rumors he might consider another run for Congress, coyly offering no comments while his daughter and wife repeat the speculation on social media.
The dollars can be spent to independently advocate for Vitter in either the 2015 governor's race or the 2016 Senate race.
There was a slight improvement for Louisiana overall in the annual "Quality Counts" report. Last year, K-12 achievement was graded F. Today, it's a D-minus.
A Baton Rouge judge has again declared Gov. Bobby Jindal's revamp of teacher tenure and salary laws unconstitutional.