If your IRA is big enough to help you pay for retirement with enough left over to leave to your heirs, you’ll want to pay close attention to some recently enacted legislation – because it could have a big impact on your estate plans.
After closing last month because of Hurricane Ida, Livingston Parish waterways will reopen to all traffic this week, according to the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (LOHSEP).
(The Center Square) – Border patrol agents will be banned from using horses in Del Rio, Texas, the Biden administration announced Thursday, after viral photos showed agents on horseback capturing immigrants who crossed the border illegally.
Six party committees have raised a combined $531 million over the first eight months of the 2022 election cycle. In August, the committees raised $58 million, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission.
(The Center Square) – Texas Attorney General Paxton led a 10-state coalition in filing an amicus brief with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Florida’s law that regulates censorship on Big Tech social media platforms. The law, similar to one just passed by Texas, requires Big T…
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden received more votes than former President Donald Trump in Maricopa County in the 2020 presidential election, but an election review sponsored by allies of the former president said there are too many questions to ignore.
(The Center Square) – One of the nation’s leading economic and business groups is warning that the $3.5 trillion spending bill before Congress is an “existential threat” to the nation’s economy.
(The Center Square) – A major component of President Joe Biden’s plan to raise revenue to pay for his trillions of dollars in new federal spending is now under fire from trade associations across the country.
The Louisiana Department of Health is advising residents whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Ida to address mold issues before they return.
In early August, the assessed value of all property in Livingston Parish was pretty much set, needing only a few minor changes and the final seal of approval.
If you have decades to go until you retire, you don’t need to panic over volatile financial markets – you have plenty of time to regain lost ground and potentially achieve more growth in your investment portfolio. But what if you are nearing retirement or already retired? After all, you will…
A K-9 officer with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office died of heat exhaustion last month after being left in a unit unattended, according to Sheriff Jason Ard.
More than $1.7 million in grant funding will be made available to elevate 51 properties at risk of flooding in Livingston Parish, according to U.S. Rep. Garret Graves.
Louisiana will need billions of dollars in federal assistance “to ensure a speedy, full, and robust recovery” for residents whose lives have been thrown upside-down following Hurricane Ida, according to Gov. John Bel Edwards.
An aerial spray operation intended to combat the increase in mosquitoes in Livingston Parish following Hurricane Ida has been cancelled, officials have announced.
(The Center Square) – Hurricane Ida has already caused oil supply losses of 30 million barrels, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reports, resulting in the first decline in global oil supply in five months.
(The Center Square) – Weekly unemployment claims have skyrocketed in Louisiana since Hurricane Ida pounded the southeast region of the state, but they were at their lowest point this year before Ida.
Brian Smith, who was in his second season as Denham Springs High School’s defensive coordinator, died Monday after battling colon cancer.
For the second straight year, there won’t be long lines of people stretched in front of thrilling rides, fun-filled games, or food booths with tasty treats.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving to protect workers and communities from extreme heat after a dangerously hot summer that spurred an onslaught of drought-worsened wildfires and caused hundreds of deaths from the Pacific Northwest to hurricane-ravaged Louisiana.
(The Center Square) – The Louisiana State Bond Commission has approved $28 million in Superdome renovations after previously voting to delay the funding because of the New Orleans Saints’ COVID-19 policies.
(The Center Square) – Lawmakers gathered at the Louisiana Capitol on Friday to hold the state's first redistricting meeting since the nation’s decennial census data was released.
Throughout much of your working life, you contribute to your 401(k), IRA and other investment accounts to help ensure a comfortable retirement. However, once you do retire, you’ll need to shift your focus somewhat from building these investments to using them – in other words, you’ll have to…
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday it would hear a case in December that directly challenges the landmark 1973 abortion case Roe v. Wade.
Less than 5 percent of the parish is powerless nearly three weeks after Hurricane Ida hit, Livingston Parish President Layton Rocks told the parish council on Thursday.
Livingston Parish school employees will receive an increase in their yearly salary in addition to a one-time stipend that will be dispersed in October.
Kaleb Manuel, a former Southeastern Louisiana University baseball player and assistant coach, has passed away following a lengthy battle with cancer, the university announced Thursday.
Debris contractors will make two complete passes throughout the parish to pick up vegetative debris, according to the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (LOHSEP).
The City of Walker is again postponing penalties for unpaid utility bills as residents continue to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.
Representatives from the Louisiana Workforce Commission will be at the Albany-Springfield Library to help residents apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance as a result of Hurricane Ida on Monday, Sept. 20.
A flash flood watch has been pushed to Friday night as the remnants of Tropical Depression Nicholas are likely to bring more rain over an already-soaked south Louisiana over the next couple of days.
Due to current weather conditions, pre-existing hazardous conditions in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida and road closures, schools in Albany and Springfield will not open on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
Though Tropical Depression Nicholas has, as expected, rapidly weakened during its trek across the Gulf coast, Gov. John Bel Edwards is warning people against dismissing the storm’s possible impacts, which include “life-threatening” flash flooding from heavy rainfall.
As property owners in the City of Walker contemplate clean up and repairs following recent disaster damage from Hurricane Ida, the City of Walker is reminding residents to obtaining local permits before repairing or rebuilding damaged structures.
I once worked for a company that had a good way of helping a remote workforce stay connected. We used a modified Scrum method to ensure that everyone “saw” each other at least once every workday.
A balloon release marking the one-year anniversary of the passing of Remy Hidalgo, whose death last year sent shockwaves throughout Livingston Parish and the rest of the state, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 18.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person in reference to a shooting that occurred at a gas station late last month following Hurricane Ida.
President Joe Biden has approved Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request for a federal emergency declaration for Tropical Storm Nicholas, which could bring "life-threatening" flash flooding to portions of south Louisiana over the next few days.
A professional development day scheduled for Sept. 22 will now be a regular school day, the only change to the Livingston Parish Public Schools’ calendar following more than a week of closures due to Hurricane Ida.
A flash flood watch is in effect for portions of southeast Louisiana, including Livingston Parish, until Thursday morning as the region braces for impacts from Tropical Storm Nicholas, which could bring "life-threatening" flash flooding over the next few days.
Schools located in Springfield, which were among the hardest-hit campuses in Livingston Parish during Hurricane Ida, will reopen to students on Wednesday, Sept. 15, Superintendent Joe Murphy has announced.
The burn ban that has been in effect in Livingston Parish since Sept. 1 has been lifted, according to the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (LOHSEP).
The Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana is warning the public of a grant scam targeting local consumers and small businesses.