Louisiana Politics

Walter Monsour resigns from head of EBR Redevelopment Authority

Walter Monsour, the President and CEO of the East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authoritiy, says he will resign on November 30, 2014.

14 constitutional amendments will appear on Tuesday's Louisiana ballot

When you vote on November 4, 2014, you'll have to decide on the fate of 14 proposed amendments to Louisiana's constitution. These are proposals that were approved during the 2013 and 2014 Louisiana Legislative Sessions. 

NBC33 profiles the Senate candidates: Rep. Bill Cassidy

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

NBC33 profiles the Senate candidates: Sen. Mary Landrieu

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

NBC33 profiles the Senate candidates: Col. Rob Maness

The eyes of the nation will be on Louisiana on Tuesday. When voters go to the polls, their choice could determine who controls the Senate, and the direction Washington takes for at least two years.

State Troopers to stop patrolling French Quarter after 4 month deployment

After four months of helping the NOPD patrol the streets of the French Quarter, State Police are preparing to move out. A redeployment extension for troopers ends this weekend.

Governor Jindal, DHH ban new synthetic marijuana compound

Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA" today.

Louisiana files $3B lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers

The State Attorney General’s Office confirms that Louisiana has filed a $3 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage done to the State’s wetlands as a part of the MR-GO project.

What will happen to taxes and government spending if Republicans win the Senate?

There's a chance Election Day brings a Republican takeover of Congress, with the party gaining control of the Senate while preserving its hold on the House.

Former Iberville Parish Police Juror dies at 76

The former Iberville Parish Police Juror, Aldrich "Tudy" Dupree has died at the age of 76. He passed away on October 26, 2014, Baton Rouge General Hospital.

Herman Cain shows support for Cassidy, Dietzel at rally

 In a little over a week , Election Day will be here, but candidates want you to start voting now. So, Saturday U.S. Senate Candidate Bill Cassidy rallied his troops to get the word out about the importance of early voting.

Gov. Bobby Jindal for president? Political scientist weighs in

 Looks like Governor Bobby Jindal is ready to move on up to the White House. Yesterday, the governor made that pretty clear at a press conference, but what are his chances?

If Jindal decides to run for president, announcement will come ‘after holidays’

Governor Bobby Jindal said, yesterday, if he were to run for President of the U.S., he would announce it at the end of the year. The announcement came during a press conference at Baton Rouge Community College.

Jindal orders restrictions for West Africa travelers

After weeks of urging the Obama administration to implement a travel ban to and from Ebola stricken countries, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken matters into his own hands.

Former President Clinton visits Baton Rouge to campaign for Mary Landrieu

The polls say Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana) will need help getting re-elected.