Endorsements are expected soon from the Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce’s newly formed political action committee, EMPOWER PAC.
Better watch out what you ask for.
Organizers of a proposed U.S. Senate debate on the campus of UL Lafayette are hopeful to put the event on next month, but say that right now it's all up to incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter.
In a report presented Thursday to the Senate Small Business Committee, the Obama administration asserts that the economic effects of the deepwater drilling moratorium have been far less severe than anticipated.
Lt. Gov. Scott Angelle, in a Wednesday letter to BP’s general manager of governmental and public affairs, asks the oil giant to allocate additional funds to help the Louisiana tourism industry recover from the Deepwater Horizon spill.
Two stories cropping up in the news today about the BP oil spill focus on a two-inch thick layer of oil on the bottom of the Gulf and a massive fish kill at Venice.
Shallow-water oil and gas drilling is down approximately 73 percent from last year, based on an analysis by the Associated Press.
Four Acadiana men including incumbents on the Lafayette City-Parish Council and Lafayette Parish School Board are facing fines from the state Ethics Board for failing to file financial disclosure forms by deadline.
Houma business attorney Ravi Sangisetty, the Democratic nominee in the 3rd Congressional District, said he wants the field of candidates to discuss a wider range of issues before the Nov. 2 general election, beginning with infant mortality rates.
Embroiled in controversy amid allegations he failed to render aid to a woman who later died, allegedly at the hand of her live-in boyfriend, Lafayette Police Department Maj. Glen Dartez called it quits several months before what he says was his planned January retirement.
You knew something was up when the United States Association of Mixed Martial Arts posted this on its website last week:
in case you missed it