Louisiana lawmakers have written rules of the road that companies designing self-driving commercial vehicles that don't need a human in the driver's seat will need to follow to truck commerce across the state
World leaders attending a Group of 20 summit in Japan that began Friday are clashing over the values that have served for decades as the foundation of their cooperation as they face calls to fend off threats to economic growth.
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been extended for another five yeas, but U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy say the legislation “lacks critical reforms to ensure the sustainability and affordability of the program for American homeowners.”
The Louisiana Legislature passed an infrastructure plan that uses money from the BP Oil Spill fund for much needed projects around the state. One of those is a $15 million plan to widen Hooper Road between Sullivan and Greenwell Springs.
A bill to regulate the growth of industrial hemp is headed to the governor’s desk after winning final legislative approval. It also paves the way for licensed retailers to legally sell hemp-derived products, including CBD oil.
Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to labeling restrictions that will keep veggie products from being called meat, non-rice products from being described as rice and sugar alternatives from being marketed as sugar
Louisiana voters agreed in November to legalize online fantasy sports contests for cash prizes in 47 parishes, but it's unclear if lawmakers will finish the tax and regulatory provisions required to start the betting, before the session ends
Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become a vital resource for travelers. However, those services aren’t available to everyone in Louisiana. Lawmakers are now discussing a bill that could expand services and regulations statewide.
U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. His order applies to two planned projects to add 51 miles of fence in two areas.