Louisiana Politics

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.

DHH proposes state cover medical bills for rape victims

Rape victims in Louisiana may no longer be forced to pay for their own medical care after their assault.

Early voting starts tomorrow in Louisiana

You can vote early for the November 4th election starting on October 21, 2014. Early voting runs until October 28, 2014, statewide.

St. George organizers turn in incorporation petition to EBR Registrar of Voters

Monday morning, the Committee to Incorporate the City of Saint George turned in a stack of signatures to the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters.

Denham Springs City Council defers vote on controversial apartment complex

There was a sense of relief Tuesday night among people worried about a proposed apartment complex. The city council chose to hold off on approving a rezoning request for a development that many residents say would be bad for the city.

Study: legalizing same-sex marriage would bring about $28.3 million to LA's economy

Legalizing same-sex marriage in Louisiana would bring about $28.3 million in spending to the state’s economy, according to a new study from the UCLA

Senators McCain, Vitter tout Cassidy as candidate for veterans

Congressman Bill Cassidy went all over the state Monday for his Senate campaign. He got help from a pair of current senators, who said Cassidy is be the best choice to protect the men and women who protect us.

Residents applaud AG in stopping Ebola victim's belongings from coming to LA

"We don't know how it's going to be anyway with the outbreak, if the belongings are contagious or not. I don't know nothing about it on the end. But I do know I'm hella scared."