In an appearance blocks from the Justice Department that was just as much about politics as policy, Jindal said President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder would not send their children to failing schools but are fighting against a program that helps students from low-income families attend better schools.
Former state Sen. Ann Duplessis has been named president of the Louisiana Federation for Children, the state arm of a national group that supports private school tuition vouchers.
An article on a satire website got folks in DeQuincy calling to ask whether the government had really banned the hip-thrusting dance called twerking.
Robinson, a 2010 first-round draft choice, injured his patella tendon during the third quarter of New Orleans' 16-14 victory at Tampa Bay last Sunday.
"Grotesque prosecutorial misconduct" forces new trial for five former NO PD officers, judge says, noting at least three government attorneys posted anonymous comments on nola.com, creating a "carnival atmosphere" that "distorted and perverted" justice in the case.
Until it is rescinded, permission from the local fire department or local government is needed for any private burning.
Expectations of a sold-out crowd for the live Sept. 8 interview between former CNN talk show host Larry King and Louisiana’s favorite former governor, Edwin Edwards, were dashed recently when more than 50 percent of the seats at the LSU Union Theater were left empty.
House Speaker John Boehner and other Republican congressional leaders urged the Justice Department on Tuesday to end efforts that could block Louisiana from issuing new private school tuition vouchers in some districts.
The LSU Board of Supervisors has given its presidential search records to a Baton Rouge judge, who will keep them hidden during an appeal of her ruling that the documents are public records.
State lawmakers said Tuesday they are concerned about a shortage of people helping Louisiana residents sign up for new insurance options available under the federal health care law.
Sterling Colomb, the founder of the local Colomb Foundation and one of three dozen Louisiana non-governmental organizations in the cross hairs of state Treasurer John Kennedy, is pushing back against the treasurer and suggests Kennedy is engaging in politically motivated grandstanding. Or, maybe, racism.