So far it appears likely that U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, will get his wish that Lafayette and Lake Charles remain in the same district.
Scientists investigating dolphin deaths in the Gulf of Mexico have been gagged.
A bill going before the Legislature in the upcoming regular session would create a local agency that has the authority to seize adjudicated properties and either sell them to adjacent landowners or use the property for other development — much like the successful Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority.
In all likelihood there will be no small measure of final-furlong jockeying by the city commissioners to secure as much autonomy for the city of Lafayette as possible.
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s office is defending itself against criticism that it has been slow to respond to requests for opinions submitted by Lafayette Consolidated Government’s legal department concerning questions about the Lafayette Charter Commission.
Statewide conservative talk radio host Moon Griffon is adding another broadcast to his line-up, this time filling the airwaves of Baton Rouge with his emphatic rants on Louisiana politics.
LCG Community Development Director Ben Berthelot confirms in an e-mail that Henderson announced her resignation recently.
Louisiana’s state cigarette tax — at 36 cents per pack — is the 49th lowest in the country; only Virginia, with a state tax of 30 cents, was lower.
Debate continues as to whether or not the substance leaked into the Gulf of Mexico on March 20 is oil, silt, sheen or remants of a corporate America's lost soul.
Like swooning youngsters on the Mad Tea Party ride at Disney World, members of the Lafayette Charter Commission continue to spin wildly as the clock ticks down to their mid-April deadline.
A pardon request by former Iberia Parish President Will Langlinais, who resigned in disgrace four years ago following a no-contest plea to felony malfeasance charges, was unanimously denied Monday.
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