The Dalai Lama kicks off his visit to New Orleans with a series of speeches Friday at the city's convention center. The visit from the conveyor of peace comes less than a week after a mass shooting left 20 injured on Mother's Day.
Tonight is the official dedication ceremony for the Skip Bertman field. It will begin at 6:55 p.m. during the LSU vs. Ole Miss game. The 1993 National Championship team will be onhand to celebrate its 20-year reunion.
The State Bond Commission approved over $81.3 million for projects statewide and approximately $7.3 million in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its May 16th meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.
Medicaid expansion supporters continue to flood the Capitol, despite Governor Bobby Jindal saying he won't support any kind of expansion.
Two Medicaid expansion bills are still alive and going through the legislative process.