Louisiana's law banning felons from having guns is too loosely drawn to stand up under a newer constitutional amendment protecting the right to bear arms, the attorney for a man who once pleaded guilty to attempted burglary told the Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday.
In the tempest over shutdown politics, Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu stands out among Southern Democratic candidates with her embrace of the three-year-old health care law at the core of Capitol Hill dysfunction.
A raft of recent reports and census data showed Louisiana fared poorly in pay equity, economic security, safety, representation in government and health outcomes.
Lawyers for a Louisiana school board and a state teacher union could get a windfall of up to $20 million if successful in their lawsuit claiming the state's school funding formulas were not properly approved for three years.
Pay hikes for public-safety employees and a disagreement over the Lafayette-Vermilion parish line top Tuesday's council action.
Opposition is growing more vocal as the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education prepares to make its final decision on the applications from two companies seeking Type 2 Charter status in Lafayette Parish.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Louisiana’s Western District continues to feel the impact of the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Outcry over the altercation during last month’s Sugar Cane Festival between residents of New Iberia’s predominately black West End community and the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the termination of one deputy.
The study panel was asked to look at: the impact of increased tuition rates on the state's free college tuition program called TOPS; strategies for increasing college access and affordability; and new ways of charging tuition to generate additional money for campuses.