Bayou Teche Brewing Begins Production of Hand Sanitizer
A shortage of hand sanitizers has some craft beer breweries and distilleries churning out the disinfectant.
Medicaid Patients Face Loss of Coverage as COVID-19 Ramps up
Roughly 24,000 people were warned in mid-February they could lose Medicaid eligibility due to income requirements, with those cancellations set to happen mid-March right as COVID-19 is ramping up.
Teacher Gun Bill Fails In House Committee
Lawmakers debated more than two hours over the issue that was killed in committe on a 7-9 vote.
NAACP Wants A Grand Jury Hearing In Sterling Shooting
Several protesters marched into Attorney General Jeff Landry’s office on Monday demanding a grand jury look at the evidence from the Alton Sterling investigation.
Louisiana Set To Overhaul Voting Booths
Secretary of State Tom Schedler says the new machines will function much like the older ones, but feature newer, crisper screens and be easy to set up.
Flu Season Finally Easing Up In Louisiana
State Immunization Director Dr. Frank Welch credits an aggressive flu shot drive for the drop in influenza cases.
Bill To Fight School Bullying Heads To Senate
The bill gives teachers a wide leniency to teachers to “take all steps deemed necessary” to the bullying, including involving the police, and personally restraining the offending student.
I-10 Work Starts Saturday By Lake Charles To Impact Traffic For 4 Months
Motorists are advised to use I-210 as a detour around Lake Charles while work takes place.
Governor Edwards Praises Work Of Cajun Navy In Texas
Governor John Bel Edwards says the state is working with the Cajun Navy to coordinate efforts.
Gov. Edwards Declares State Of Emergency Preparing For Hurricane Harvey (VIDEO)
Extensive rainfall is the major concern as the storm is expected to linger and possibly turn towards Louisiana next week.
Smoking Ban To Take Effect In Lafayette
Beginning tomorrow--August 1--smoking will no longer be permitted at bars in Lafayette.
Steve Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, More Surgeries To Come
President Donald Trump says this has been more difficult for the Jefferson Parish Congressman than we originally thought.