The overall relief bill would provide $1,400 payments to individuals, extend emergency unemployment benefits through August and increase tax credits for children and federal subsidies for health insurance.
Governor John Bel Edwards is asking President Joseph R. Biden to declare a major disaster for Louisiana due to the recent severe winter weather event. A system of heavy rains, wintry precipitation, and freezing temperatures began moving across Louisiana on February 11, 2021, and a second, similar s
Edwards administration proposed a new state budget Friday with no spending cuts and $186 million in increased spending thanks to federal coronavirus aid. The increases include small pay raises for K-12 teachers and more money for higher education.
In an effort to remove potential barriers for our students and families in these challenging times, and after much feedback and conversations with key stakeholders, Dr. Sito Narcisse has decided to suspend the assessment requirement for students applying to all EBRPSS magnet programs which require
Former LSU star gymnast Ashleigh Clare-Kearney Thigpen has been named the new LSU Associate Athletic Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion the school’s Athletic Director Scott Woodward announced on Friday, Feb. 26.
The Southern men’s basketball team went on an 8-0 run to start the second half on their way to an eventual 22-point lead at one point against Alcorn State at the F.G. Clark Activity Center on Saturday, Feb. 27.
As we inch our way closer to finally putting the pandemic behind us, we can find comfort in what came out of the governor’s press conference today. He says according to the data, things are moving in the right direction.