Spokesman: Trump’s Eldest Son Tests Positive for Coronavirus
A spokesman says President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has been infected with the coronavirus.
Louisiana State University Hires Presidential Search Firm
The Louisiana State University committee searching for a new system leader has chosen a headhunting firm out of Atlanta to find candidates for the job leading universities, a two-year college, agriculture center and medical schools.
LSU Reportedly Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Complaints
The USA Today says at least nine LSU football players have been reported to police for sexual misconduct and dating violence since Ed Orgeron became head coach in 2016.
Louisiana Lawmakers Call Another COVID-19 Special Session
Louisiana lawmakers announced Monday that they will convene a special session next week.
Judge: Louisiana Must Return to Pandemic Mail-in Voting
A federal judge says Louisiana must reinstate coronavirus pandemic voting plans used for summer elections rather than using a more restrictive plan approved by the Legislature.
Trump Orders More Unemployment Pay, A Payroll Tax Deferral
Several executive orders were signed today.
Judge Sides with Louisiana Governor, Upholds Virus Rules
A Louisiana judge has upheld Gov. John Bel Edwards’ statewide mask mandate and bar restrictions as legal and enforceable.
Edwards Signs New Lawsuits Limits Sought by Business Lobby
Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed the business lobby’s main priority of the last election cycle into law.
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.