Dr. Beau Clark is seeking a third term as the East Baton Rouge Parish coroner, but his path to re-election is not uncontested. Dr. Rani Whitfield, better known as the “Hip-Hop Doctor,” is running for the position as well.
Three Baton Rouge residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 14 claiming one of the two candidates in the race for Louisiana House District 61 does not meet the legal residency requirements to run for the seat.
Federal law already requires those seeking green cards and legal status to prove they will not be a burden to the United States, or what's called a "public charge," but the new rules, made public on Monday, detail a broader range of programs that could disqualify them.
All three of the big names made it official Tuesday, Aug. 6. Congressman Dr. Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone, and incumbent governor, John Bel Edwards, signed the papers to qualify to run for governor of Louisiana.
Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana will close the books on the last budget year with a surplus around $300 million, the third year in a row the state has taken in more money than it immediately spent
More than 260 new laws take effect Thursday in Louisiana, requiring people to be at least 16 years old to marry, allowing medical marijuana patients to inhale cannabis and adding new restrictions on abortions done via medication
Louisiana State Senate President John Alario announced Thursday, July 25 that he will not seek election in his corresponding House of Representatives District, District 83, when his Senate term expires in January of 2020.
Senators John Kennedy and Dr. Bill Cassidy, along with several other colleagues, introduced the Phair Relief Act Wednesday, July 24 to lower drug costs for the elderly and improve financial certainty for some community pharmacies.
U.S. Senators Dr. Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy, both Republicans, are leading a bipartisan effort to unveil a new piece of legislation to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years.
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.