As we go through the coronavirus crisis, we are all, first and foremost, concerned about the health of our loved ones and communities. But the economic implications of the virus have also weighed heavily on our minds. However, if you’re an investor or a business owner, you may benefit from C…
Louisiana reported nearly 600 near cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday while hospitalizations dropped following a one-day increase, according to figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – President Donald Trump declined to make an overt commitment to a peaceful transfer of power if he should lose the Nov. 3 election, citing concerns he has with the accuracy of vote totals.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects in connection with the theft of two gas stations and two women, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
(The Center Square) - Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot Wednesday night as protestors hit the streets in the Kentucky city’s downtown district to speak out against a grand jury’s decision earlier in the day not to indict officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
(The Center Square) - A grand jury in Louisville, Ky., on Wednesday declined to indict any law enforcement officers in the death of Breonna Taylor. The only charges returned came against a former officer whose shots entered a neighboring apartment.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) today joined Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) in introducing the Women’s Public Health and Safety Act, which gives states the authority to exclude abortion providers, like Planned Parenthood, from receiving Medicaid funds.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a man suspected of contractor fraud, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
(The Center Square) – The U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs and the U.S. Committee on Finance Majority Staff released its finding from a year-long investigation into Hunter Biden, the second son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
(The Center Square) – Louisiana’s fiscal health before the coronavirus hit was dismal, and is likely to come out of the current financial crisis even worse, a new report says.
Louisiana reported less than 450 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as the number of recoveries neared 150,000, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.
An overturned tractor has blocked part of Interstate-12 approaching the Satsuma exit, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.
They’ll square off against each other in District 4-5A play later this season, but that was far from everyone’s mind Tuesday.
(The Center Square) – Senate Republicans may not have until January to use their razor-thin majority to approve a replacement fort the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, thanks to an Arizona Senate election currently looking good for Democrats.
U.S. Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) Graves introduced today the Building U.S. Infrastructure through Limited Delays & Efficient Reviews (BUILDER) Act (H.R. 8333) to modernize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to expedite infrastructure project reviews to improve e…
Louisiana reported more than 700 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday as hospitalizations continued their downward trend, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
If you’ve recently become a widow or widower, you’re obviously dealing with an enormous emotional burden, and coping with your grief can seem like a full-time struggle. Unfortunately, the business of life must go on – and the financial moves you make at this time can have a big impact on your life.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Small Business Committee, today joined Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) in introducing bipartisan legislation to prioritize broadband access for small businesses. The Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act wo…
Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is joining registrars of voters across the state the week of Sept. 21-25, 2020 to host Voter Registration Week activities aimed at registering eligible citizens to vote.
Louisiana reported less than 250 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, a low figure coming on a low number of new tests, according to the latest from the Louisiana Department of Health.
Gov. John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in advance of Tropical Storm Beta, which is expected to impact Louisiana in the coming days with heavy rains and coastal flooding.
Louisiana reported more than 900 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday while hospitalizations dropped to their lowest total in three months, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
(The Center Square) – Utah and Texas ranked first in separate economic categories in a new report published by the nonpartisan American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Two organizations that help promote broadband growth in the U.S. recently launched an initiative to help low-income students get high-speed internet at home. The program will help facilitate access without costing taxpayers big dollars. This comes at a critical time when parents and students…
(The Center Square) – The U.S. economy would shrink over decades if a wealth tax similar to one proposed by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is enacted, a new report from the Center for Freedom & Prosperity Foundation says.
(The Center Square) – A federal appeals court should reverse a three-judge panel's decision that lawsuits seeking to make oil and gas companies pay for alleged environmental damage belong in state court, several industry groups argued in briefs filed Tuesday.
(The Center Square) – In the aftermath of the death Friday of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made clear that they will be moving quickly to fill the vacancy.
The father of Remy Hidalgo, the Denham Springs High football player who passed away Friday after suffering from a heat stroke on Tuesday, made a heartfelt post on Facebook on Saturday in which he implored parents to spend more time with their children.
(The Center Square) – Law enforcement officials say an envelope sent to President Donald Trump tested positive this week for the poisonous substance ricin.
(The Center Square) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the leading progressive on the nation's highest court, died Friday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. She was 87.
(The Center Square) – Daylight saving time could be extended for one year if a fast-tracked federal bill sponsored by Florida’s two U.S. senators is adopted before Nov. 1, when clocks fall back an hour at 2 a.m. local time across much of the world.
(The Center Square) – The Louisiana State Bond Commission on Thursday approved 61 local tax elections that will appear on voters’ December ballots, amid discussions about whether commission members should get involved in the policy debates behind those proposals.
(The Center Square) – The federal government has granted Louisiana a $1.2 billion line of credit for flood mitigation, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday.
It wasn't the easiest of decisions, but the Livingston Parish Basketball Tournament will not be held this year, Livingston Parish Public Schools announced Friday.
Counselors were available Friday and will remain available for Livingston Parish students and faculty members mourning the recent passing of a “very special young man,” Superintendent Joe Murphy announced.
Louisiana has surpassed 160,000 total cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
In the early morning hours of Friday, September 18, a Denham Springs mother received news that no parent ever wants to hear.
As a business owner, you can’t afford to ignore your competition. You can’t afford to miss out on the trends affecting your industry. You can’t afford to alienate customers. And here’s one more item to add to the list: You can’t afford not to create a retirement plan for yourself.
Remy Hidalgo, the Denham Springs High football player who is hospitalized after suffering from heat stroke at practice earlier this week, is in need of blood.
Louisiana reported just over 500 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as the number of recoveries passed 145,000, according to the latest figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
All Livingston Parish waterways will be closed to recreational traffic “until further notice,” according to the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (LOHSEP).
Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today wrote to the chief executive officers (CEO) of four wireless carriers regarding the ongoing threat of inmates in correctional facilities using contraband cell pho…
(The Center Square) – Hurricane Laura caused about $1.6 billion in agriculture and forestry losses in Louisiana, more than hurricanes Katrina and Rita combined, according to a preliminary estimate.Laura caused about $525.4 million in damage to Louisiana farmers and $1.1 billion to the Louisi…