Louisiana reported more than 1,100 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday as hospitalizations continued to plunge, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management officially switched its headquarters to Grand Junction, Colo., on Monday, the agency tasked with managing over 245 million federal acres announced.
(The Center Square) – Local officials in Louisiana want to retain the ability to audit local taxpayers if the state moves to a more centralized sales tax collection system.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump signaled Monday that he might present his speech accepting the Republican nomination for president at the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) joined a coalition of 27 senators in sending a letter calling on the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide an update on their investigation into Planned Parenthood’s illegal trafficking and sale of fetal ti…
There will be intermittent lane closures this week over a nearly two-mile stretch on LA Hwy. 16 in Denham Springs for road work, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has announced.
Technical staff are investigating what appears to be “incomplete” data regarding new cases and tests of the novel coronavirus, the Louisiana Department of Health said in a statement Monday.
A boy from Denham Springs is using his birthday money to protect his heroes.
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform has released a new series of videos and interviews with Louisianans about how the state’s extensive lawsuit environment has impacted their lives.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump on Saturday signed executive orders to supplement unemployment benefits for workers who lose their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic by $400 a week and suspend payroll taxes for those earning less than $100,000 a year.
(The Center Square) – Legislative leaders expect to hold a special session in October in which lawmakers will decide what to do with expected federal pandemic aid, Louisiana Senate President Page Cortez said Thursday.
(The Center Square) – Claims by two Louisiana parishes that state health officials may have overstated local coronavirus case counts are largely unfounded, according to the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.
Louisiana reported 1,500 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday while COVID-19 hospitalizations and ventilator usage both continued to drop, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging the federal government to pick up the full cost of deploying the National Guard in the state to help with COVID-19 relief through the end of the year.
(The Center Square) – A Baton Rouge judge on Thursday sided with Gov. John Bel Edwards in a lawsuit seeking to overturn his executive order closing barrooms, requiring masks and limiting indoor gatherings to 50 people to control the spread of COVID-19.
(The Center Square) – New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to have the National Rifle Association dissolved, saying the gun rights organization has been engaging in “illegal conduct” by funneling charitable donations to its leaders.
A Livingston man pleaded no contest to manslaughter and obstruction of justice charges stemming from a December 2017 incident in which the victim died from strangulation, according to District Attorney Scott Perrilloux.
Louisiana reported just over 1,300 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday as the state exceeded 4,000 total COVID-19 related deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – As states and local governments grapple over reopening schools in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, introduced a bill to ensure that federal education money follows students regardless of where they are educated.
(The Center Square) – Pending changes to federal law could save Louisiana more than $1 billion for a hurricane protection system that has been promised since Hurricane Katrina but not delivered.
A Denham Springs man who was caught with hundreds of photos and videos of child pornography has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison, according to the Department of Justice.
A Denham Springs man was one of three people arrested following multiple fraud investigations, according to Louisiana State Police (LSP).
It appears high school football teams now have a target date for the start of the season. But the state has to get there first.
U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) inserted two amendments in the multi-agency appropriations bill the House passed last week that are the congressman’s latest action to deliver relief to Louisiana’s remaining 2016 Duplication of Benefits (DoB) flood victims who are still exclu…
Louisiana added more than 3,600 new cases of the novel coronavirus to the ongoing tally on Tuesday, including nearly half that were backlogged as far back as May, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – In response to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s plan to outsource 20 percent of its tech jobs to foreign workers, President Donald Trump has fired TVA’s board chairman and called for TVA to hire a new CEO.
Denham Springs area residents still have a few days to vote early for an item that normally would have occurred this past spring.
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector grew in July, with the overall economy notching a third consecutive month of growth, according to a new report published by the Institute for Supply Management.
Louisiana has surpassed 120,000 total cases of the novel coronavirus to date, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office seeks the public's help in finding a young man missing since the early morning hours of Aug. 1.
Livingston Parish reported 91 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, a two-day metric, bringing the local case count to 2,660, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
Louisiana reported just under 3,500 new cases of the novel coronavirus, over a two-day span, as both hospitalizations and patients on ventilators decreased, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – The additional $600 weekly federal unemployment benefits expire Friday after Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rejected a White House offer to temporarily extend them.
(The Center Square) – As deliberations continue in Congress over how to allocate another $1 trillion worth of stimulus money, governors and mayors say they need more than the $139 billion already allocated to their states in March to cover revenue shortfalls.
(The Center Square) – Though fewer Louisiana residents made new claims for unemployment benefits last week than the week before, the total number of people receiving benefits still increased, the Louisiana Workforce Commission says.
Governor John Bel Edwards' mask mandate issued in early July has hit the first Livingston Parish business.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana was hardly booming before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the nature of the state’s economy could make recovery from the current recession particularly difficult.
(The Center Square) – One of the hardest-hit sectors of the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the airline industry and a full recovery may be years away.
(The Center Square) – Eleven bar owners have sued Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards seeking to block enforcement of his order closing bars to help control the spread of COVID-19.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana residents should not expect major changes to the state’s COVID-19 mitigation measures when the current executive order expires next week, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.
Louisiana reported more than 1,800 new cases of the novel coronavirus as both hospitalizations and patients on ventilators decreased, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – Five Republican congressmen have proposed a bill to reduce regulatory burdens on Americans by ensuring government agencies comply with laws and are transparent.
(The Center Square) – Tax changes approved this year will reduce state taxes by about $20.4 million next fiscal year, according to the forecast adopted Thursday.