Jeff Landry was less than 200 votes shy of winning the Republican primary for Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District outright on Saturday.
In the battle to capture the 3rd Congressional District, the Republican frontrunners have enlisted two retired major generals from the Louisiana National Guard to fortify their campaigns and, in certain cases, to attack the opposition.
Sunday, August 29 marks the five year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
Louisiana holds its congressional primary election tomorrow, Saturday, August 28, when three hotly contested races will be decided.
Popular downtown Lafayette nightclub Karma’s registers may ring for the last time this weekend; the bar is facing a revocation of its liquor license, which would effectively shutter the business, pending an appeal Tuesday before the City-Parish Council.
BP claims it's not using the discontinued dispersant.
Speculation on the shell game of BP wells continues.
Touted as a viable intraparty threat to sitting U.S. Sen. David Vitter when he first announced his candidacy just over a month ago, former Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Chet Traylor has proven anything but.
Although the Republican frontrunners in Saturday’s 3rd Congressional District primary share many of the same views, they are viciously attacking each other’s military records, faith-based political stances and professional backgrounds with growing intensity.
City-Parish President Joey Durel did not appoint Lafayette Housing Authority board members Gertrude Batiste and Gregory Day, but he has received the go-ahead to remove them from the board of the embattled agency.
Louisiana was once again passed over in the U.S. Department of Educations's "Race To The Top" competition.
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