Senator Cassidy Opposes House COVID Relief Bill
Senator Bill Cassidy says he can not support the COVID-19 relief plan approved by the House because he says it’s packed with a wish list of items that Democrats have stuffed into the bill.
Former Louisiana Lawmaker Steve Carter Dies from COVID-19
Former Baton Rouge state representative and mayoral candidate Steve Carter died of COVID-19 complications Tuesday, three weeks after he was first hospitalized with the virus.
Funeral for Luke Letlow Happening in Monroe
Congressman-elect Luke Letlow’s funeral has been set for 2 PM Saturday in Monroe. The 41-year-old died Tuesday evening from complications related to COVID-19.
Louisiana Economic Outlook Estimates The Pandemic Will Cost The State 105,000 Jobs
Lake Charles was set to lose an estimated 7,000 jobs this year due to the pandemic, before the storm hit.
Restaurants See 35% Year To Year Drop In Revenue
Staffing is still an issue for most restaurants.
United Cajun Navy Is Helping In The Hurricane Sally Response
The group estimates they have 25-30 boats ready to respond.
La. Tourism: From Breaking Records to Struggling to Survive
After a record breaking 53.2 million people visited Louisiana in 2019 the state is scrambling to save the tourism industry.
Analyst: Gov. Edwards Expected to Clash with GOP-Controlled Legislature
Governor John Bel Edwards’ re-election was the big political story in 2019. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says with the state no longer dealing with budget deficits, the major story in 2020 will be how much money the state will actually spend. He says the Republican-controlled legislature…