The Smoothie King Center has become a site for early voting after a nation-wide push months ago from NBA players who urged cities across the country to turn their sports venues into polling places for the upcoming election.
Louisiana lawmakers have edged closer to inserting themselves into the decision-making of high school sports after parents criticized the state athletic association’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
There’s no stamp of approval just yet on another official coronavirus relief bill. The Democrat-led House of Representatives passed a revised version of its HEROES Act, but discussions on Capitol Hill are progressing slowly.
Some republican lawmakers in the Louisiana Legislature are looking to remove the power the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal has in punishing companies that do not follow the governor’s coronavirus rules for businesses.
It’s the school suspension that garnered attention from across the country, and attorney Chelsea Cusimano says that should show why the Jefferson Parish school district should expunge 9-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison’s school record.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, who also tested positive, “are both well at this time” and plan to remain at the White House while recovering and being closely monitored, according to a statement from his physician, Dr. Sean Conley.
The 74-year-old president and the 77-year-old former vice president are similar in age, and they share a mutual dislike. But they differ starkly in style and substance. All of that was evident from the outset.
Louisiana’s lawmakers are expected to make an important vote at the state capitol Tuesday, Sept. 29 in how to provide unemployment benefits for the state’s jobless residents without raising taxes on businesses.
With parts of the country already voting, Tuesday night, the presidential candidates debate each other for the first time. The event is sure to create headlines and drama but academic experts say you shouldn’t expect for it to change minds.
Lawmakers will begin a special legislative session at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28 to try to spare Louisiana businesses from a looming tax increase, and to try to give themselves more say in how the state reopens its economy.
Sept. 21 through 25 is Voter Registration Week in Louisiana, but many who tried to access the Secretary of State’s website Wednesday, Sept. 23, on National Voter Registration Day, were unable to do so.
The report by the Office of Inspector General did not identify who made the decision to shorten the 2020 census from the end of October to the end of September, but it said bureau officials confirm it was not made by them.
Gray Television’s primetime election special, “Full Court Press: Election Countdown” hosted by Chief National Political Analyst Greta Van Susteren, includes interviews with President Donald Trump and former Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a m
The mailing comes in the aftermath of questions about whether the agency was up to the task and questions from the White House about the validity of mail-in and absentee voting systems in various states.
Nora Dannehy was a top prosecutor on an investigation into how the FBI and other federal agencies set out to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign had coordinated with the Kremlin.
A federal court judge will hear the final arguments at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 that challenge Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s proposed emergency election plan for the state’s Nov. 3 and Dec. 5 elections.