The proposed constitutional amendment that creates a new Southeast School District in Baton Rouge passed through the House Education committee in a ten to six vote. It's something parents on both sides have very strong feelings about.
On Tuesday, the House Education Committee will take up the issue of the breakaway school district. The proposed constitiutional ammendment that would create the Southeastern Community School District passed the Senate Floor last week.
The top Democrat on the committee considering President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency indicated late Friday she may attempt to break an impasse over the nomination this week.
Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office has won two cases that were brought to the Louisiana Supreme Court.
The two cases heard were State of Louisiana v. Timothy Bazile and State of Louisiana v. Joe Bob Clark.
A proposed law would force some local dog owners to change the way they care for their pets.
The East Baton Rouge Metro Council will debate an ordinance Wednesday that would prohibit tethering a dog for more than an hour.
Legislation that could affect tens of thousands of East Baton Rouge families is one step closer to becoming reality. Two proposed amendments that would create the breakaway school district have been approved by senators.
Governor Jindal put the rumor of possible tax increases to rest.
The House of Representatives was considering a secret tax plan that would cost local businesses $500 million over four years at a cost of $1.3 billion.