Louisiana Politics

Governor Jindal signs legislation to support ports and attract new companies to Louisiana

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that supports Louisiana’s ports by expanding a tax cargo credit for certain port projects.

Two anti-human trafficking bills signed into law; strengthens protection for victims, increases penalties

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed two bills into law that will help guard against human trafficking across Louisiana by strengthening protections for victims and enhancing penalties for wrongdoers.

Audit of Port Allen Mayor reveals possible state law violations, wrongdoings

The Louisiana Legislative Auditor released a report this morning that shows some wrongdoing on the part of newly appointed Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter.

Metro Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards to host community meeting

District 5 Councilwoman Ronnie Edwards will hold a Citizens Advisory Council meeting on Monday, June 24 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Delmont Service Center, located at 3535 Riley St.

Gov. Jindal vetoes Juban Crossing funding bill again

Gov. Bobby Jindal dealt another in the long list of setbacks for the Juban Crossing project. He vetoed SB 50 on Friday, which provided for up to $45 million in bonds for infrastructure and construction costs.

Governor Jindal issues bill signings, vetoes


Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced that he has signed the following bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total to 425.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce Louisiana’s prison population

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will help rehabilitate low-risk drug offenders housed in Louisiana’s prisons. This bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

Jindal and Hunting Energy Services announce completion of $19.6 million Houma facility

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Hunting Energy Services Chief Operating Officer Jim Johnson announced the company’s completion of a $19.6 million capital investment in its new Houma facility.

Jindal signs bills to improve gun safety, strengthen Second Amendment protections

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed six bills into law that will improve gun safety in Louisiana and protect law-abiding citizens’ Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.

Governor Jindal signs more bills into law

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 399 on June 19. HOUSE

Hunters react to new laws on donating game

Hunters across the state are celebrating a victory, after the Governor signed two laws that will assist hunters in donating their game to charity.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to protect hunting game donations and combat hunger across Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that encourages and protects charitable giving of hunting game at a bill signing ceremony with representatives from the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and Hunters for the Hungry.

Governor Jindal signs more bills into law

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 365. HOUSE

Governor Jindal signs bills into law

Today, 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 253. HOUSE

Two new pro-life laws increase penalties for coerced abortions

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed a pair of pro-life bills into law that increase penalties for coerced abortions and strengthen protections for pregnant women across Louisiana.