“It belittles the office of the presidency and shows that [he] has little understanding of the political process, the role of the constitutional institutions, much less basic politeness.”
Lafayette resident and ex-state Wildlife and Fisheries commissioner pleads guilty to conspiracy to receive bribes and illegal payoffs.
Former Assistant District Attorney J. Floyd Johnson was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty late last year to a single count of tax evasion.
Among the roughly three dozen bills the state Senate will consider when it convenes at 4 p.m. Tuesday is a measure that could have implications for Lafayette City-Parish Councilman Brandon Shelvin, assuming he seeks re-election this fall.
Disgraced former ADA J. Floyd Johnson will be sentenced for tax evasion by U.S. District Judge Richard Haik Wednesday morning.
Details on Mouton’s plea deal are expected to come out at his second arraignment in New Orleans.
Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Stephen Moret says a major project proposed for Lafayette is one of 15 in jeopardy across the state if the Legislature cuts the megafund.
A bill designed to repeal the misnamed Louisiana Science Education Act went the way of the dodo Thursday in the Senate Education Committee.
Louisiana is joining a slew of other states in trying to come up with a way to collect sales taxes from the online giants by tying them to their in-state “affiliates.”
New Orleans tech vendor Mark St. Pierre, once also awarded a no-bid LCG contract by then-Lafayette tech officer Keith Thibodeaux, was convicted by a federal jury early Thursday afternoon.
State Rep. Rickey Hardy's bill to let the sun shine on housing developments heads to the full Senate.
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