Lafayette’s city and parish councils will meet behind closed doors Tuesday as they seek answers from the Guillory administration about its lawsuit against a state retirement system.
A decade after a bribery scandal roiled the district attorney’s office, federal prosecutors began laying out a similar but more sophisticated kickback scheme.
The Senate Health and Welfare Committee rejected a request from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing to remove a restriction on nurse practitioners that’s been in place since 1995.
A new Habitat for Humanity home in the historic La Place neighborhood near Downtown could be a model for homes that create more energy than they use and meet some of the nation’s highest construction standards.
Dusty Guidry, who was arrested in 2021 on drug charges, is accused of creating two companies to accept bribes from four different “vendors” in a bill of information. The bill accused him of two counts of conspiracy, one count of bribery and includes a motion for forfeiture of assets. The court record shows he pleaded guilty to all counts on March 23, three days after the bill of information was filed.
Tax credits for pregnancies, adoptions and donations to crisis pregnancy centers are among the proposals filed by legislators this session.
Several initiatives have shown promise in improving water quality. But major investments and more personal responsibility among locals are needed.
Through an exhibition at Basin Arts, artists examine what it means to live queer and find space to be themselves in Lafayette.
The “Physical” star is stopping in Lafayette this week on a national tour with stops in much larger markets.
Coping with a rising cost of living, and how it can reshape the neighborhood, is a challenge faced in other Lafayette neighborhoods.
Organizations have worked to make the river cleaner. But how safe is the Vermilion? Well, when was the last time it rained?
In Louisiana, legislators are allowed just five non-fiscal for the 2023 regular session because a provision in state law requires them to focus on financial matters in odd-numbered years. Still, a handful of legislators have used their limited number of bills to prioritize legislation that affects the LGBTQ community.
Source: LA Illuminator