Oil Hits $70 Per Barrel But La. Oil And Gas Industry Still Struggles
Oil prices in the U.S. have climbed over the $70 mark for the first time since 2014.
Kennedy Urges Legislature To Delay Harrah’s Contract Extension With The State
U.S. Senator John Kennedy is asking the legislature to hold off on voting a bill to extend Harrah’s New Orleans Casino’s contract with the state for 30 years.
Firefighter Sets Fire To His Home Injuring Disabled Wife
The State Fire Marshal has arrested a Richland Parish volunteer firefighter in connection with a mobile home fire that injured his medically disabled wife.
Bill To Train, Equip Cajun Navy For Disaster Response Passes
The state House approves legislation that supporters say will help the Cajun Navy and other volunteer groups have a greater impact during disasters.
Acadiana Family Claims $56 Million Powerball Jackpot
For the second time in the last five months, an Acadiana area family has claimed a Powerball jackpot.
LA Revenue Shortfall Declines By $346 Million?
The state's Revenue Estimating Conference estimates the fiscal cliff may not be as steep as earlier expected.
Edwards: End Regular Session Early To Address Fiscal Cliff
Republican leadership says they are in favor of a special session because the numbers don’t quite add up.
Teacher Gun Bill Fails In House Committee
Lawmakers debated more than two hours over the issue that was killed in committe on a 7-9 vote.