State Rep. Joel Robideaux’s bill, which could help expedite a formal parking agreement with South College Shopping Center, is set for debate on the House floor Monday.

The botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate is certain to fire up the debate over what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment — the phrase written into the U.S. Constitution and defined by the courts, piece by piece, over two centuries.

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Speed cameras and other automated speed enforcement devices will be prohibited on Louisiana's interstates, if Gov. Bobby Jindal agrees to the ban.

LPSB carouselThe message from the Lafayette Public Education Stakeholders Council to the school board is simple: Get your priorities straight.

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Recent history — including Democratic U.S. Sens. Mary Landrieu's and Kay Hagan's 2008 victories — demonstrates why women are an electoral commodity.

The payday-lending industry has successfully beaten back efforts to add new restrictions on short-term loans in Louisiana, after a measure to put a cap on consumer loans failed to win passage Tuesday in the Senate.

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In a surprising turn of events, the special legal counsel hired by the Lafayette Parish School Board to investigate Superintendent Pat Cooper now says he's too busy for the job.

Louisiana's lobbyists can spend a little bit more wining and dining legislators and others they seek to influence.

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Lawmakers in the House are resisting an effort to have Louisiana declare that "fox pen hunting" is part of the state's folklife heritage and should be preserved.

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The ball has started rolling on the Lafayette Parish School Board’s investigation of Superintendent Pat Cooper.

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Without a $40 million loan from State Treasurer John Kennedy’s office, they cannot keep the lights on and pay employees.

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