- At least $155M in gaps identified in House-approved budget Updated: May-25-15 4:35 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's state senators were told Monday that the House version of next year's budget is short at least $155 million in identified needs, with holes mainly in public health care services for the poor and uninsured.
- Gov. Haley's upcoming appearance at prayer rally questioned Updated: May-23-15 5:38 pm
NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley has come under criticism for her plan to headline a massive Christian-themed prayer rally next month.
- New Orleans Mayor blasts Jindal with counter executive order Updated: May-21-15 5:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu responded to Gov. Bobby Jindal's controversial religious objections executive order by issuing an order of his own.
- Critics bash Louisiana governor on 'religious freedom' order Updated: May-21-15 5:28 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - "Arrogant" and "cynical" - that's what Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called President Barack Obama last fall after the president issued an executive order addressing the hot-button social issue of illegal immigration.
- 10's a crowd? GOP prepares for double digits on debate stage Updated: May-20-15 9:05 pm
WASHINGTON - The first Republican presidential debate will feature no fewer than 10 candidates.
- Oklahoma GOP roiled by infighting as conference looms Updated: May-20-15 8:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - As Republicans prepare for some of the party's biggest names to descend on Oklahoma for the Southern Republican Leadership Conference, the state party is being rocked by infighting over its new chairman's decision to retain a staffer who pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge.
- Budget puzzle remains largest issue in session's final weeks Updated: May-16-15 11:26 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's public colleges and public health care services started the legislative session in shaky financial shape, facing the risk of deep slashing in the coming months. As lawmakers passed the midpoint of their work, those programs face no greater financial certainty.
- Jindal's tobacco settlement sale proposal hits resistance Updated: May-15-15 5:53 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal's proposal to sell Louisiana's remaining share of a massive tobacco settlement to help generate a few years of short-term cash has stalled, with little support from key state officials.
- Compromise reached in dispute over Common Core standards Updated: May-13-15 12:52 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - After a year of high-profile feuding over Common Core, legislators have announced a compromise on the education standards and have started advancing it in the Louisiana House.
- Ethics accusations lodged in Louisiana's Common Core dispute Updated: May-11-15 10:53 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - As they fight Louisiana's use of the multistate education standards, Common Core opponents have raised questions about conflicts of interest and ties to organizations they say hold undue influence in Louisiana's public school education policy.
- Jindal administration to sell Baton Rouge welcome center Updated: May-05-15 6:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration is preparing to sell a welcome center and adjacent parking garage in downtown Baton Rouge.
- Tax hikes for roadwork begin advancing in Louisiana House Updated: May-05-15 1:41 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Pothole-riddled roads, traffic congestion and a never-addressed wish list of transportation projects are driving Louisiana's lawmakers to consider state tax increases to raise new money for roadwork.
- Financing plan for Medicaid expansion wins committee support Updated: May-04-15 12:19 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers have repeatedly refused to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program, siding with Gov. Bobby Jindal in opposition. But on Monday, they started advancing a proposal that would help pay for an expansion if Louisiana's next governor has any interest.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Apr-29-15 3:25 pm
Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:
- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu rules out gubernatorial bid Updated: Apr-27-15 5:23 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu officially ruled out a run for governor in the October election, saying Monday his focus remains on his home city.
- The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Iowans see a bumper crop Updated: Apr-25-15 10:48 pm
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