Beef Industry Feeling Impact of COVID-19
Chair of the Louisiana Beef Industry Council Amelia Kent says some of the slowdown is coming from sick workers while others are pausing operations to undergo deeper sanitation measures.
Louisiana Presidential Primary Pushed Back Again, to July 11
Gov. John Bel Edwards has again delayed Louisiana’s presidential primary because of the coronavirus, this time to July 11.
Coronavirus Vaccine Test Opens as US Volunteer Gets 1st Shot
U.S. researchers have given a healthy volunteer the first shot of an experimental coronavirus vaccine as anxiously awaited testing opens. Monday’s milestone is just the first step in a long process.
Stocks Roar Back from Big Losses after Emergency Declaration
Stocks surged, recouping much of a historic plunge, after President Donald Trump announced new measures to fight the coronavirus.
Louisiana Senator Seeks to Undo Admission Criteria Penalties
Democrat Sen. Cleo Fields argues the Board of Regents doesn’t have authority to strip money from universities that repeatedly breach admissions criteria.
Louisiana Licenses Issued Allowing Farmers To Grow Hemp
Louisiana has started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp.
Edwards Heads to Washington to Meet with Other Governors
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards headed up to the U.S. capital Thursday evening for the National Governors Association winter meeting.
Pat Brister, Ex-Louisiana GOP Chair, Parish President, Dies
A woman who served two terms as president of Louisiana's St. Tammany Parish has died.
Louisiana to Borrow up to $350M to Pay for Construction Work
Louisiana's new legislative leaders have quickly signed off on plans for the state to borrow up to $350 million to replenish the account that pays for state-financed construction work.
La. Supreme Court: Walmart Doesn’t Owe 3rd Party’s Online Sales Taxes
Louisiana's Supreme Court says Walmart isn't responsible for paying sales taxes for items sold through its online “marketplace” for third-party sellers.