Companies Showing More Interest In Gulf Oil Drilling
The sale price of $275 million for over 900,000 acres is significantly higher than they saw last March.
26-year LSP Veteran Named Interim Superintendent
Gov. John Bel Edwards announces Maj. Kevin Reeves will act as interim superintendent of Louisiana State Police.
Deferred Maintenance On College Campuses Reaches $365 Million
Lawmakers have to find a way to invest in these state owned facilities on college campuses before it’s too late.
Nearly 300 Louisiana National Guard Airmen Deploying To Europe
The airmen will participate in critical training missions during the 90 day deployment.
Governor Proposes Reducing Minimum Mandatory Sentences For Nonviolent Offenses
Edwards says the state is looking at proven strategies that have worked to reduce the prison population in other southern conservative states.
Warm Winter = Allergy Season Arrives Early + Pollen Expected To Linger Longer
Warm winters typically mean pollen season will peak earlier, and last longer.
Crawfish Harvest Bountiful For Mardi Gras And Lenten Season
Although the crawfish season got off to a relatively slow start, there is no shortage of mudbugs for the Mardi Gras holiday.
Changes To Tenure Protections Lead To More Teachers Leaving Classrooms
The report marks a three-percent loss of the state’s teacher workforce because of the tenure changes.
LSP Investigates Troopers’ Side Trips To Las Vegas, Grand Canyon
State Police has launched an investigation into the spending of four troopers who made stops at the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas while on their way to a training conference in San Diego.
AAA Report Finds Millennials Are The Worst Drivers On The Road
AAA Spokesperson Don Redman says drivers between the ages of 19 to 24 seem to be distracted behind the wheel.
BR Judge Accused Of Using Racial Slur Against Black Woman At Restaurant
No charges have been filed against the judge, but the owners of the BR restaurant say he is no longer welcome in any of their restaurants.
Governor Releases Plan To Close Gaping $304 Million Budget Hole
"He’s not going to make cuts to higher education, K-12 education, the Department of Corrections, or the Department of Children and Family Services.”