Lafayette will march Saturday in protest of Monsanto, our nation’s biggest dealer of genetically modified organisms, and demand GMO labeling on all food products.

The Louisiana attorney general's office says a special grand jury has been selected to look into possible criminal activity involving the award of a $200 million Medicaid contract by Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration.


SB 153, authored by Sen. Ed Murray, D-New Orleans, would have required all Louisiana employers to pay women the same as men.

With a state-of-the-art Sports Complex set for completion by the end of this year, the city of Youngsville has named Tim Robichaux director of its parks and recreation department.

No._1Though we all knew it, now the nation does too, as the Hub City has topped Area Development magazine’s lists for Leading Locations, best mid-sized cities and best Southern cities. Not bad, Lafayette.

Sen. Mary Landrieu filed legislation this week to delay flood insurance increases for many residents and businesses in southern Louisiana that officials fear could begin skyrocketing at the end of the year.

A tea party-backed attempt to keep Louisiana from using a set of uniform national standards for public school testing will be considered by the state Senate.

A proposal to create the regulatory framework for surrogacy births in Louisiana edged to within one step of final legislative passage Wednesday, winning overwhelming support from the House.

A week after rejecting a bill that would have prohibited employers from paying unequal wages for the same job based on gender, the Louisiana Senate reworked the proposal Wednesday to apply only to state employees.

Lawmakers have delayed the start date of Gov. Bobby Jindal's signature retirement achievement from last year, a law that would shift future rank-and-file state workers to a 401(k)-style retirement plan.

A proposal to ban employers and schools from demanding access to personal online accounts has been scrapped.

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