Drug Felons Will Soon Be Eligible For Food Stamps
The bill releases the one-year ban on SNAP benefits for felony drug offenders upon their release from prison.
Report: 1 In 5 Malls To Close Down Within 5 Years
The report estimates over 8,600 stores will close in 2017.
Louisiana Legislature Approves 2017 Coastal Master Plan
Implementation can now begin on the 2017 Coastal Master Plan.
AAA: Memorial Day Travel At Highest Level Since 2005
Americans are taking to the roads, skies, rails and water this Memorial Day weekend.
Bill To Raise Minimum Wage Killed In Senate Finance Committee
The death of New Orleans Senator Troy Carter's bill marks the second consecutive year legislators kill a minimum wage increase in committee.
LSP Concerned About Proposed $23 Million Cut
The governor recommended a $5 million cut to State Police, but the House’s spending plan calls for much deeper cuts.
Three People Found Dead In Ascension Parish Bayou By Family Member
The three young adults had not been heard from after a night out Wednesday.
Man Arrested For Waiving Gun At Driver On I-10
This was not the suspect's first run-in with law enforcement.
Teen Driver Dies In Crash After Colliding With A Cow
The teen struck a cow standing in the middle of the road near the St. Landry/Evangeline Parish line.
Evangeline Parish Recovering From Weekend Flooding
The parish continues recovery from flooding and wind damage.
TOPS, Criminal Justice Reform, Gas Tax Among Major Topics For The Session
The 2017 regular legislative session kicks off today. Lawmakers will face tough questions about state finances.
Report: 42 Percent Of Louisiana Families Cannot Afford Basic Needs
The report out of Rutgers University marks an increase in families that are financially limited to foregoing some basic necessities.