COLA Increases Incoming For Social Security
Social Security beneficiaries are in for a 2.8 percent cost of living bump to their monthly checks next year to combat inflation.
Legislative Auditor Finds Lax Child Care Standards In Louisiana
The Legislative Auditor says there’s some problems with child care standards in Louisiana.
LSU President Defends Holistic Approach At LSU
LSU President F. King Alexander is defending the university’s decision to use a holistic admission standards, in the wake of reports that 7.5 percent of the freshman class did not meet traditional GPA or ACT requirements.
Louisiana Sends Search And Rescue Teams To Florida
About 90 first responders from Louisiana have been deployed to Florida to assist with search and rescue operations that will likely occur along the panhandle as a result of Hurricane Michael.
Petition: Rename Lee Circle, Brees Circle
A petition is circulating that calls for Lee Circle in New Orleans to be renamed Brees Circle in honor of the Black and Gold’s most beloved athlete.
Monroe Teen Becomes Youngest Person To Fly Solo Around The World
18-year-old Mason Andrews of Monroe is now the youngest person to fly solo around the globe in an airplane.
Congressman Ralph Abraham Requests Help From USDA For Soybean Storage
Abraham says farmers must choose between harvesting soybeans with no place to bring them or letting them rot in the fields.
Louisiana Gets Low Ranking For Teaching Conditions
The personal finance website WalletHub has released its report on the Best and Worst States for Teachers and Louisiana ranks as the 4th worst place to teach after analyzing 22 key metrics, including income growth potential and teacher safety.