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Stories with person: David Vitter
  • Stricter offshore drilling rules issued, upsetting industry 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 4:25 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - The Obama administration issued new rules Thursday to make offshore oil and natural gas drilling equipment safer and to reduce risks in digging wells, but the oil industry and its supporters in Congress say they are costly and questioned their need.

  • $1.1M spent on Gov. Edwards' inauguration and transition 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 4:07 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards spent about $1.1 million on his inauguration festivities and other transition expenses as he prepared to take office.

  • Edwards tells Democrats he's supporting Campbell for Senate 
    Updated: Apr-02-16 4:52 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards told state Democratic Party leaders on Saturday that he's backing Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell in the U.S. Senate race, and he encouraged them to unite behind one candidate on the November ballot.