Common Core standards are causing fear and anxiety among tea party supporters and conservative groups.
The price tag for the LSU Board of Supervisors' refusal to publicly release its presidential search records has topped $140,000.
Stunned disbelief greeted the U.S. District Court Judge Kurt Engelhardt’s order to vacate the Danziger convictions. People wondered how pseudonymous online comments could possibly require retrying police officers convicted of massacring unarmed New Orleanians.
His son's law office in Lafayette confirmed the death Wednesday but did not release the cause.
The powers that be in Iberia Parish — a group of elected officials refusing to listen to the voices of its constituents combined with higher-ups at the local paper — are pulling out all the stops as they continue their foolhardy push to use already dedicated tax revenues for a questionable levee project.
Speaking in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Environmental Protection Agency officials said states in the river's watershed need to accelerate efforts to cut pollution from farm field runoff and discharges from sewage treatment plants.
The rate hikes, which go into effect on Oct. 1, are due to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, which removed federal subsidies from properties in flood zones.
State Rep. Jeff Thompson, R-Shoot-em-up, likes him some guns-n-ammo and the right to bear arms, and today he hosted a “Guns and Coffee” event to protest Starbucks’ asking customers last week to refrain from bringing firearms into its cafés.
In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, the department said the state has agreed to provide information to the federal government on the program. The Obama administration says the voucher initiative has hurt desegregation efforts.