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.
A bill that bans accessing social media sites while driving is gaining more support at the Capitol.
The House Committee on Transportation and Highways is passing on a bill that came through the senate without issues.
Wayne LaPierre, the nation's most visible gun-rights advocate, rallied supporters on Saturday for a renewed fight against gun control, saying membership is up since the Newtown massacre, and calling the effort to stop new limits a "lon