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.
Governor Jindal signed into law House Bill 500, now Act 172, which allows teachers to accept gifts of a maximum value from students and former students.
Representative John Berthelot (R-Gonzales) authored the bill.
BATON ROUGE (NBC33) -- In a display of bipartisan cooperation, the Louisiana House and Senate have sent legislation to the governor to enhance the state's position on the 2016 presidential primary calendar.