Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 52. Below are the latest additions.
Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed a pair of bills that protects and preserves the dignity of military funerals (SB 72) and that helps identify existing mental health and substance abuse support services for veteran offenders who are in the le
Planned Parenthood sees about 9,000 patients in the state of Louisiana every year. Right now it only provides preventative services and testing, but when its new facility in New Orleans opens, it will be able to start performing abortions.
Driving while intoxicated is a problem in Louisiana, and hundreds in the state have more than one DWI offense on their records. Now, lawmakers are trying to stop the epidemic of drunk driving with new laws.
The latest problems with the IRS witch hunt, the seizure of phone records from The Associated Press, the conflicting Benghazi stories and disastrous attempts to enforce Obamacare may all seem unrelated, but they are not.
At the Capitol on Thursday the Senate Finance Committee will continue to comb through the State’s operating budget. The proposed budget was passed over to the Senate from the House more than a week ago.