State Sen. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb and her husband, Sterling Colomb, can’t catch a break from the office of state Treasurer John Kennedy.

Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration intends to strip food stamps from people who are believed to have deliberately spent more than their monthly benefits when the electronic food stamp service was down last month.

Previous Louisiana appellate rulings in favor of “driving while Hispanic” defendants have also been upheld by the Louisiana Supreme Court.

State health officials are asking lawmakers to close with more money, rather than cuts.

The Lafayette Parish School Board has developed an unhealthy reliance in on paying for its legal advice, and that advice hasn’t come cheap.

The fundraising gap in the U.S. Senate race between Sen. Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill Cassidy, R-Baton Rouge, is not getting smaller and is actually larger than reported.

Lawmakers said Monday they support toughening Louisiana's educational standards, but they criticized state education leaders for the way the standards have been rolled out in school districts.

Vitter accused people who overspent their benefits of theft and said they should be prosecuted and ousted from the food stamp program.

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says at least 80,000 people in Louisiana won't be able to keep their current insurance coverage because of the federal health overhaul.

The agenda for Wednesday’s Lafayette Parish School Board meeting includes a discussion item from a board member who wants to share his “personal” thoughts and "concerns" on styles of leadership.

Louisiana paid nearly $1.9 million last year through the state's privatized Medicaid programs for 1,727 people who were not receiving services because they had died, according to an audit released Monday.

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