“Election 2019: The Final Debate” will air live statewide from the KSLA News 12 Studios on Oct. 9, 2019 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on KSLA-Shreveport, WVUE-News Orleans, WAFB-Baton Rouge, KNOE-Monroe, KPLC-Lake Charles and KALB-Alexandria.
Candidates running to be the next commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agricultural and Forestry (LDAF) met at a Press Club forum in Baton Rouge Monday, Sept. 9 to address key concerns before the Oct. 12 election.
There are no term limits for the clerk of court office in East Baton Rouge Parish. Doug Welborn is now in his seventh term and has been the clerk for 28 years, but a well-known city councilwoman is trying to shake things up at City Hall.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters has announced it’s mailing out about 43,000 new voter information cards for voters in 34 precincts to notify them of a new polling place and/or a new precinct number.
As Louisiana’s constitution nears its 45th birthday, lawmakers are again talking about shredding the document. It’s a debate that has become louder after repeated fiscal crises in Louisiana: tear up the 1974 constitution and start over, or amend it?
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.