Tuesday, around lunch time and just before the down pour in the Lafayette area, a group of about 15 volunteers, including two on bag pipes, took to the corner of heavily trafficed Bertrand and West Congress to protest abortion.
Louisiana distributed more than a million dollars in SNAP benefits to people who were no longer alive.
A state audit shows nearly 4,000 households received SNAP payments where the primary recipient was dead.
By CNN Political Unit
(CNN) -- The unmarried 17-year-old daughter of conservative Republican congressman and Louisiana Senate candidate Bill Cassidy is pregnant, according to a published report on Thursday.
The Gonzales City Council presented a budget that is just as controversial as the last one. The city has operated without a budget for three weeks, but it could be a lot longer before it has a spending plan in place.
On Saturday, June 7, 2014, former Louisiana State Representative for District 58 and former Ascension Parish School Board President Melvin Irvin, Jr. died at his home in Gonzales, Louisiana after a battle with cancer.