The next time you drive your car, bake a cake, or buy a gun, be aware of new laws that took effect Thursday.
Nearly 250 of them took effect August 1 after making their way through the state legislature earlier this year.
More new staff members that will be working with Mayor Kip Holden have been announced.
Twenty-four hours after naming a new Chief of Police, he announced three more people who will fill high-level positions in city government.
Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden announced today that Juvenile Services Director Gail Grover has been promoted to Assistant Chief Administrative Officer. Grover replaces Gwen Hamilton, who is retiring.
A new law banning the use of social media while driving goes into effect today. Although most agree it’s a good way to prevent people from engaging in dangerous behaviors while driving, many are curious how it will be enforced.
Congressmen Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Danny Davis (D-IL) introduced legislation to reauthorize the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act (GLSMA), which helps state and local governments and universities develop suicide prevention programs.
Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler received the accolades of his peers across the country over the weekend by first by accepting the 2013 NASS IDEAS Award during the National Association of Secretaries of State conference in Anchorage, A
Bob Watts and the Neighbors in Action group are halfway to their goal of 4,000 signatures; they need that many Hancock’s on a petition they are circulating to attempt to turn the town into the city of Watson.