Chris Goudeau of Opelousas has been elected chairman of the Louisiana Educational Television Authority Board.

The Louisiana Budget Project is taking a hard line against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s latest salve for the state’s lingering budget wound.

Cuts are planned to doctors and hospitals that care for Medicaid patients. Programs that provide hospice care for the poor and disabled and dental benefits to pregnant women will be eliminated.

jindal_flying_saucer...and replace him with a Republican politician with reasonable, fact-based opinions?

Gov. Bobby Jindal's top budget architect is unveiling how the administration plans to rebalance this year's budget and close a $129 million midyear deficit.

The LSU Board of Supervisors is deciding whether to turn over operations of its public hospitals in New Orleans, Houma and Lafayette to nonprofit corporations that run private hospitals in the cities.

A Slidell businessman recently released from prison in South Sudan has been arrested on charges of receiving more than $73,000 in illegal kickbacks in Afghanistan.

TBTwo more Lafayette Parish schools have been added to the Louisiana Office of Public Health's tuberculosis investigation, which was prompted by the discovery of a "possible case" at Lafayette High earlier in the week.

Under guarded supervision at a local hospital and pending medical clearance is 32-year-old Albert Brice Prejean of Carencro who is expected to be charged for allegedly attempting to murder his own father in the second degree, the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office reports.

ZILER_FLETCHER“I am ashamed and horrified by this design. Start Over! Please!”

Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his foundation are suing one of the former organizers of his celebrity golf tournament in southern California, saying the organizer cheated benefactors of the foundation out of thousands of dollars he kept for his own marketing firm.

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