Heading into Thanksgiving, 12 states plus the District of Columbia have active restrictions on travel intended to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Since the pandemic began, 26 states have issued restrictions on travel, and 14 have been rescinded.
(The Center Square) – Media reports Wednesday morning indicate that President Donald Trump might accompany his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, to a hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee in Gettysburg.
(The Center Square) – Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is leading President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the presidential election in Pennsylvania and other states, is scheduled to appear Wednesday before a hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy …
(The Center Square) – The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the governments of Texas and Louisiana can enforce their regulatory bans on the use of Medicaid funds to subsidize Planned Parenthood.
On Nov. 19, U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Dillingham announced that, “during post-collection processing, certain processing anomalies have been discovered” in the 2020 United States Census. Dillingham said he had directed the bureau “to utilize all resources available to resolve this as …
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court announced new circuit assignments for the justices, with newly appointed Justice Amy Coney Barrett taking over the Seventh Circuit.
Louisiana confirmed more than 2,100 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday as hospitalizations increased for the 15th time in 18 updates, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
A traffic stop in Denham Springs resulted in the arrest of two people as well as the seizure of drugs, firearms, weighing scales, and packaging material, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard.
(The Center Square) – Several parents and public school superintendents on Monday argued the state’s quarantine guidelines are too restrictive, harming students’ education and social well-being.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana will receive $234.6 million of Deepwater Horizon settlement money for wetlands restoration projects in Plaquemines, Terrebonne and St. Bernard parishes, officials said Monday.
Divorce is common in our society, but that doesn’t make it any easier to navigate. If you’ve recently finalized a divorce, you’ve likely been coping with uncertainty and tension, but you can still avoid turning an already difficult situation into one that’s even more challenging. How? By mak…
A Livingston Parish man was arrested for setting his disabled father’s barn on fire, resulting in damage to the entire structure and the loss of two boats and four vehicles, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Louisiana confirmed nearly 1,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday as hospitalizations exceeded 1,000 statewide for the first time in more than three months, according to figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – Many states in the U.S. are hinging their COVID-19 mitigation strategies on the availability of a widely available vaccine. An issue bound to arise is the extremely cold temperatures the most promising experimental vaccines need to be kept at and the logistics of delive…
The playoff field in any sport is always an exclusive club, and this year’s football bracket is even more exclusive when it comes to teams from Livingston Parish.
Louisiana confirmed more than 3,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday while the number of hospitalizations saw a slight drop, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – A broader and simpler tax structure would be fairer to taxpayers, provide a more predictable revenue stream for government, and make Louisiana’s economy more competitive with the rest of the nation, according to the Resilient Louisiana commission.
(The Center Square) – Six locations, including four Air Force installations, have made the first round of cuts for those being considered for the new headquarters of U.S. Space Command, the Air Force announced.
(The Center Square) – State government has an extra $7.4 million in federal COVID-19 relief dollars to spend, though it won’t be nearly enough to satisfy everyone who says they need help, officials said Friday.
(The Center Square) – The number of individuals who filed for unemployment benefits last week increased to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks, according to new data published by the U.S. Department of Labor.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a new drug payment model Friday that will significantly lower the cost of Medicare Part B drugs, in a move the president said was a threat to “Big Pharma.”
Louisiana confirmed nearly 4,300 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, which includes a backlog of 2,538 cases, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
All lanes of Interstate 12 eastbound have reopened following a fiery crash early Friday morning, according to Louisiana State Police.
(The Center Square) – Georgia's original results in the U.S. presidential election align with the hand recount and audit results, with both showing presumptive President-elect Joe Biden won the state.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM), with assistance from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, has arrested a Livingston man for trying to set his mother on fire.
You’ve probably heard or read about inflection points. The term has a specific definition in mathematics, but it’s also used widely to describe historical or technological events, such as the Industrial Revolution or the creation of the internet – events that changed human existence in some …
(The Center Square) – Louisianans can begin voting Friday for a state election that culminates on Dec. 5, with a seat in Congress, a spot on the Public Service Commission, and several local offices up for grabs.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division successfully coordinated a search-and-rescue mission for two missing boaters in St. Helena Parish.
Louisiana confirmed more than 1,700 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday as hospitalizations reached their highest total since late August, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
Days after being released from the hospital, former Gov. Edwin Edwards has been hospitalized with pneumonia, his wife announced on social media.
For the second time in as many days, a Livingston Parish football team’s season has come to a close.
(The Center Square) – The worst is likely over for Louisiana’s struggling oil-and-gas sector, though employment is unlikely to rebound to levels seen before the 2015 crash or even to pre-COVID-19 levels, according to a new report.
(The Center Square) – Two Republican congressmen from North Carolina, U.S. Reps. Ted Budd and Dan Bishop, introduced the Combat Voter Fraud Act in the wake of multiple lawsuits in several states in which the plaintiffs claim election irregularities and voter fraud occurred on Nov. 3 and foll…
(The Center Square) – Pfizer said Wednesday that the COVID-19 vaccine it is developing with BioNTech SE proved to be more than 95% effective in preventing new coronavirus infections in a study of thousands of volunteers.
(The Center Square) – Republican legislators on Tuesday called for Louisiana to eliminate state income taxes while acknowledging that the chances of doing so anytime soon are slim at best.
Louisiana surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday while the number of recoveries passed 185,000, according to the latest from the Louisiana Department of Health.
An Albany woman died after she was ejected from her car in a one-vehicle crash late Tuesday night, and authorities suspect impairment was “a contributing factor,” according to Louisiana State Police.
U.S. Congressman Garret Graves, Ranking Member of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, joined colleagues in introducing a bipartisan resolution that expresses support for the designation of November 16 - 22, 2020 as “National Drone Safety Awareness Wee…
(The Center Square) – U.S. Rep Cedric Richmond, a New Orleans Democrat, is leaving Congress in January for a senior role in presumptive President-elect Joe Biden’s administration, Richmond and Biden’s transition team confirmed Tuesday.
Louisiana reported more than 2,600 combined cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday as COVID-19 hospitalizations continued their recent ascent, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
It’s almost Thanksgiving. And although 2020 may have been a difficult year for you, as it has been for many people, you can probably still find things for which you can be thankful – such as your family. How can you show your appreciation for your loved ones?
(The Center Square) – A study group the Louisiana Legislature created has agreed that the state’s complex sales tax collection system should be centralized, though the details still must be hammered out.
(The Center Square) – Biotech company Moderna announced Monday that its new COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be 94.5 % effective.
A Denham Springs woman is being charged with the murder of a male acquaintance following an alleged argument between the two, according to Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard.