U.S. Attorney Jim Letten announced today that he will step down from his post.
Letten made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday, Dec. 6. He said that he will officially leave the office on Dec. 11.
Judge Tim Kelley ruled today that funding for Governor Jindal’s school voucher program cannot is unconstitutinal. The ruling came this afternoon after hearing testimony over the past two days and closing arguments.
Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds everyone that tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, is the last day to cast an early vote in the December 8 General/Congressional Election. Early voting is available in 46 of 64 parishes from 8:30 a.m.
Crime was rampant in the Melrose East area of Baton Rouge a few years ago, but that has since changed. With the help of MECA, the Melrose East Community Association, the area is slowly growing and crime has decreased.
Clinton Police Department Investigators received a list of 115 names of voters that are alleged to have voted in the last election that were not eligible to vote in the election of Town’s Mayor and Board of Alderman.