Gov. Bobby Jindal has agreed that Louisiana's drivers should skip the Facebook and Twitter updates while on the road.
Senators had a mixed reaction Thursday to proposals sought by conservative House lawmakers to rewrite the laws for how Louisiana estimates and spends its money and how the state's annual operating budget is created.
Jose Manuel Mojica-Echeverria, a Mexican-born resident of Lafayette, was sentenced this week in federal court for his role in a failed 2010 attempt to traffic heroine and cocaine from Lafayette to Baton Rouge.
When CODOFIL’s budget was severely cut by Gov. Bobby Jindal during last year’s session, Lafayette’s legislators, including state Rep. Vincent Pierre, raised hell.
The Lafayette City-Parish Council will revisit on Tuesday an ordinance that would repeal a 50-year-old law giving retailers in the city and unincorporated parish a cut of the sales tax action.
The anonymous letters were opened in New York on Friday at the city's mail facility in Manhattan and in Washington on Sunday at an office used by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the nonprofit started by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law Wednesday the bill that allows Louisiana motorists to add the words to their licenses for a $15 annual fee. It takes effect Jan. 1, 2014.
Shrimp subsidies in five nations appear to be undercutting U.S. prices and importers must pay bonds up to nearly 63 percent to offset the subsidies, the U.S. Department of Commerce said Wednesday.
Under current law, someone convicted of possession of marijuana for a second time can face up to five years in jail. Third and subsequent convictions can land someone in jail for up to 20 years.
A bill aimed at coordinating state services for youths at risk of being jailed or put under state care received final passage Wednesday with unanimous backing from the House.
Legislation that would splinter the funding of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and transfer its oversight to the lieutenant governor was forwarded Wednesday by the House and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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