The program would offer grants to certain insurance companies that underwrite new homeowner policies in the state.
Gov. John Bel Edwards called legislators into a special session to address Louisiana’s worsening insurance crisis. Top officials say thousands could lose homes without a fix.
As opioid and fentanyl-related deaths rise in Acadiana, these mothers are reframing their children’s deaths to bring awareness, promote safety and seek justice for those affected by substance abuse.
A delegation to the festival was set to include legislators, the lieutenant governor and reps from Lafayette Consolidated Government, CODOFIL and the Office of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Abortions are legal again in Louisiana until at least July 8, when Orleans Parish District Judge Robin Giarrusso holds her first hearing over a lawsuit challenging the statewide abortion ban.
Gov. John Bel Edwards presented his spending proposal to legislators this week
The state is not only recovering from Hurricane Ida, but also from the damaging winter storm and spring flooding that occurred earlier this year and the devastation of Hurricanes Laura, Delta and Zeta.
Due to invasive and stigmatizing policy hurdles already codified in LHSAA’s handbook, virtually nothing has changed for transgender students, despite the Legislature’s failure to override the governor’s veto of a bill discriminating against them.
The bill fell two votes short of an override, with Lafayette’s delegation split along party lines.
Lawmakers are also considering loosening medical marijuana rules.
His hardest sells will be carbon reduction and increasing the current $7.25 minimum wage, a political hot potato that Edwards lobbed squarely into the Legislature’s lap.
Musicians face the prospect of another year of lost opportunities, revenue streams and their social and professional identities