A press release issued Wednesday afternoon identifies the cancer as choroidal melanoma.
As expected, an ordinance that would have established a policy prohibiting the Lafayette City-Parish Council from considering the establishment of taxing districts without a vote by residents was soundly defeated Tuesday by a 7-2 vote.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a resolution that would set Oct. 22 as the day voters in the parish decide whether our 15-year-old consolidated government should continue.
Lafayette’s members on the powerful House Appropriations Committee were divided Monday on deferring — effectively killing — a bill that would authorize the sale of four prisons in north and central Louisiana to private companies.
Not much is going Gov. Jindal’s way in the current legislative session lately, but it does appear he’ll get his way on the consolidation of housing assistance programs across the state.
The Times-Picayune’s Stephanie Grace outlines the connection between income taxes and the state’s ‘littered’ tax code
The federal emergency assistance agency has no shortage of new disasters for which it has to shell out billions — and a queue of big-money projects stemming from catastrophes of old like Katrina.
Many political observers in Lafayette Parish see the ordinance as little more than an election-year play to TEA party voters.
A resolution that would put Louisiana at the vanguard of establishing a constitutional convention to ratify an amendment to the United States Constitution regarding the federal debt will be considered in the state House of Representatives Tuesday.
Because Louisiana and other formerly segregated Southern states are subject to the federal Voting Rights Act, the plan must be pre-approved by the Department of Justice before the districts can be officially established.
Senate Education Committee defeats a measure by state Sen. Jonathan Perry, R-Abbeville, to delay letter grades for measuring school performance.
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