Governor Edwards Opposes Arming Teachers In The Classroom
Governor John Bel Edwards says he does not like the idea of arming teachers in the classroom.
Bill Mandating Display Of “In God We Trust” In Public Schools Passes Committee
A bill requiring the motto “In God We Trust” to be displayed in public schools passed the Senate Education Committee.
Wake Bill Advances To Senate Floor
Senator Dan Claitor’s bill that would make it a crime to generate wakes that damage property while driving a vehicle through flooded streets has passed through committee and is on its way to the senate floor.
Max Gruver Act Passes House Committee
The House Criminal Justice passed the Max Gruver Act without objection today which will make hazing a felony crime in Louisiana.
Bill Requiring Unanimous Juries For Felonies Passes Senate Committee
A Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill that would allow citizens to vote on whether Louisiana should require unanimous juries for felony convictions.
Bill To Provide Rebates For First-time Homeowners Passes Ways & Means Committee
A House bill to establish a rebate for first time home buyers in Louisiana passed the Ways and Means Committee.
Abortion Bill Would Make Louisiana 1 Of Toughest Places To Get Abortion
Mississippi’s governor has signed a bill that bans abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy instead of the current 20th week.
Miss USA To Set Up Shop In Shreveport-Bossier
Shreveport-Bossier will play host to both this year’s Miss USA and Miss Teen USA pageants, with Miss USA confirmed for May 21st.