A department that could help the government find tens of millions of dollars in revenue is one step closer to becoming a reality.
Lawmakers want to tweak just a few more things before they create the Debt Recovery Department.
Getting caught smoking marijuana could soon carry a smaller fine and little to no jail time.
One representative is hoping to get a law passed that makes the penalties for possession of marijuana more lenient.
With budget cuts looming on the horizon, some Louisiana families gained a win. Lawmakers found enough money for New Opportunity Waivers, which provides services to those with developmentally disabled children.
A group of Louisiana citizens, wearing bright green T-shirts with a message of Vote No on HB 705, rallied at the state capital this morning to show their support for affordable solar energy and their opposition to the amended HB 705.
Parents and politicians both believe a newly signed law will mean better lives for hundreds of children every year.
Governor Bobby Jindal signed the Louisiana Has Faith in Families Act during a special ceremony Friday.