- La. lawmakers open hearings on $25B state budget Updated: Mar-11-14 7:53 pm
- Lawmakers question $10M cost in guard murder case Updated: Mar-11-14 7:49 pm
- Notes from the La. Legislature's regular session Updated: Mar-11-14 6:32 pm
- Jindal pushes worker training, as session opens Updated: Mar-10-14 5:37 pm
- Jindal supports proposed abortion restrictions Updated: Mar-07-14 6:09 pm
- AP Interview: Jindal outlines session priorities Updated: Mar-07-14 12:28 pm
- Bills seek to cap payday loan rates in Louisiana Updated: Mar-05-14 5:28 pm
- Legislature doesn't appeal 'fund sweep' ruling Updated: Mar-05-14 2:34 pm
- Retirement debate shifts focus in next session Updated: Mar-05-14 12:34 pm
- Bill would restrict drones on La. private property Updated: Mar-01-14 12:03 pm
- Battle shaping up over 'Big Oil' lawsuit bill Updated: Feb-27-14 5:53 pm
- Bill could bring back Louisiana's electric chair Updated: Feb-26-14 4:05 am
- Lawmakers to consider raising La. minimum wage Updated: Feb-25-14 7:38 pm
- La.'s Landrieu looks for independent, GOP support Updated: Feb-23-14 2:51 pm
- Bill would ban e-cigarette sales to minors in La. Updated: Feb-20-14 4:08 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers who began unraveling the details Tuesday of Gov. Bobby Jindal's $25 billion budget proposal learned they have more shortfalls to address this year before they piece together next year's spending plans.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers reviewing the state budget Tuesday were surprised to learn that Louisiana paid more than $10 million for the trials of five men for the murder of a Louisiana State Penitentiary guard.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal announced his support Tuesday of two bills seeking to crack down on human trafficking with the help of a first-person account from Clemmie Greenlee.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal told lawmakers opening their annual legislative session Monday that Louisiana's biggest challenge was making sure it has enough workers to fill the jobs his administration has helped attract to the state.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal is backing new restrictions on abortion providers in Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to reshape what students are taught in high school and college to provide a pipeline of workers to fill petrochemical and manufacturing jobs his administration has drawn to Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana organizations that represent the elderly, the poor and others on fixed incomes want stiffer regulation of payday lending businesses that offer short-term loans with high interest rates.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Legislature has decided against appealing a judge's ruling that it was improper to use $3.7 million from a probation and parole officers' retirement fund to balance the state budget.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The battles of past legislative sessions tied to Gov. Bobby Jindal's failed push to overhaul the state employee retirement system won't be fought again when the next regular session begins Monday.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana should have limits on the use of unmanned aircraft, so people can't spy on their neighbors and government can't snoop in people's backyards without cause, said a state senator proposing restrictions on drones.
NEW ORLEANS - Supporters of a south Louisiana flood control board's lawsuit against scores of oil and gas companies over erosion of coastal wetlands announced plans Thursday to fight legislation they say could undermine not only the lawsuit but the political independence of the board.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - With Louisiana having trouble getting lethal injection drugs, a lawmaker is proposing that the state bring back the electric chair.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Groups that advocate for low-income families are asking Louisiana lawmakers to boost the state's minimum wage, saying too many workers are struggling with poverty in the state.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Democrat Mary Landrieu's quest for a fourth Senate term will turn on whether she can attract just enough support from independents and Republicans to win in this increasingly conservative state.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Ruston lawmaker wants to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18.