The Office of Disciplinary Counsel is pushing for the Louisiana Supreme Court to weigh in on the ethics charges against 16th Judicial District Attorney Phil Haney.
Pending council approval, of course. And they’re offering an amnesty period during which late fees will be waived.

The state Department of Agriculture and Forestry says on Feb. 21 a horse was diagnosed with a wild strain of the virus and six days later, several more horses were diagnosed.

The fate of the former St. Luke’s Hospital in Arnaudville now rests in the hands of the St. Martin Parish Council, and those pushing to use the vacant facility for the site of a French Immersion campus are calling on supporters to attend Tuesday night's meeting in St. Martinville.

The Washington Post confirmed Monday and other media have now widely reported that Lafayette Republican Congressman Charles Boustany will not run for U.S. Senate in 2014 against incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.

John Kennedy said in a column released Monday that the state will face another round of midyear budget slashing if lawmakers approve the governor's spending plans for the 2013-14 fiscal year.

A trio of Republican state lawmakers are calling on Gov. Bobby Jindal to back off plans to divert tobacco settlement proceeds from the popular Taylor Opportunity Program for Students, which helps students pay the cost of a public university education.

Eight employees of the LHSAA including its current executive director are enrolled in the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. Private employees in a public retirement plan.

City-Parish President Joey Durel says his wife may be released from Our Lady of Lourdes as early as Tuesday.

A lawyer for rig owner Transocean on Monday pressed BP executive Mark Bly to explain why the report doesn't mention a call from BP rig supervisor Donald Vidrine to an onshore engineer, Mark Hafle, just before the deadly blast.

teacher_tenureJimmy Faircloth, lawyer for the Jindal administration and the state Department of Education, says he will appeal the ruling.

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