Now deputy Senate whip, Vitter takes over as top ranking Republican on committee that oversees levees, the Army Corps of Engineers, the EPA, and two major bills coming up this year: the highway bill and the Water Resources Development Act.
A new reality showing premiering on A&E in February documents Trina Edwards’ transition to high-society governor’s wife.

At least two dozen cemeteries across the southeast Louisiana coast are rapidly sinking or washing away because of erosion and subsidence accelerated by the tropical punch of storms such as Katrina, Rita, Gustav, Ike, Lee and Isaac.

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A district court’s decision could turn health care billing across the state on its head — if it’s upheld.

 

Sources say Luke Edwards, who once worked as an ADA and then as a public defender in the 15th Judicial District, is one of the Lafayette lawyers being investigated by the feds for his alleged role in an OWI bribery scheme involving a local PI and officials within DA Mike Harson’s office and the district courthouse.

This year’s residential winners will be featured in IND Monthly and commercial winners in ABiz.

According to this online “Guide to Silly LA Laws,” posted by WAFB Channel 9, it is illegal to shoot a water pistol at a teller during a bank robbery, and biting someone using false teeth is more heinous a crime than a natural-toothed bite.

While Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu and Republican Sen. David Vitter supported the legislation, most of the state's U.S. House delegation opposed it.

The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October.

bobby-jindalRepublican governors who oppose Obamacare are feeling quiet pressure from hospitals and other providers.

Harold Abdalla, a member of the family most synonymous with clothing retail in Lafayette, died Saturday after a short battle with cancer.

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