Governor Releases Plan To Close Gaping $304 Million Budget Hole
"He’s not going to make cuts to higher education, K-12 education, the Department of Corrections, or the Department of Children and Family Services.”
National Shortage Of Paramedics Being Felt In Louisiana
New recruiting incentives are being used to fill staffing gaps among the state's EMT community.
Louisiana Ranks 3rd For Police Officers Killed In Line Of Duty This Year
It’s been a tough year for Louisiana law enforcement, as Louisiana was third in the nation for officers killed in the line of duty.
Polls Show Majority Of La. Residents Support Obamacare Repeal
Two different polls conducted within the state show Louisianians ready to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Powerball Jackpot Reaches $403 Million
If there are any winners of Saturday's Powerball drawing, they are looking at a cash value of $243.8 million.
Survey Finds Small Business Saturday Gaining Popularity
A recent survey shows more people than ever are aware of Small Business Saturday.
WalletHub: Shoppers Will Save More Than 60% This Black Friday
WalletHub says Macy’s will have the best discounts, as their average discount is about 64% off. But she says shoppers will find good deals just about everywhere.
Audit: $25 Million Missing From AG’s Escrow Fund
The Legislative Auditor’s Office says they requested support for 28 transactions totaling $24.7 million from an escrow account.
More Than 1,000 Homes Repaired In Shelter At Home Program
More than 1,000 flood victims have had their homes repaired as part of the Shelter At Home program.
UPDATE: Senate Approves $500 Million Disaster Aid Bill
The House is set to take up the proposed continuing resolution and is expected to approve it as well.