Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says his department's new online system will make it easier for Louisiana residents to shop for the best insurance rates in their cities.

A resolution calling for an “all-out” stop to the Jefferson Island Storage & Hub expansion project by AGL Resources is up for a vote by the Iberia Parish Council this Wednesday, and if passed, will be sent to Commissioner James Welsh of the state Office of Conservation.

U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. didn't immediately rule on a request for a trial delay by attorneys for BP well site leaders Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine. Instead, Duval is scheduled to discuss the matter with defense attorneys and prosecutors during a telephone call Monday.

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.

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