A Louisiana House of Representatives committee on Monday advanced a measure meant to let electricity cooperatives provide high-speed internet service, overriding the objections of a co-op lobbyist.
BATON ROUGE — The Senate voted 29-8 Monday to pass a bill that could lower auto insurance rates by limiting damage suits by people injured in car wrecks.
Seventy-three residents of the Legacy of Franklin nursing home tested positive for COVID-19, and 15 residents have died, according to newly released figures from the Louisiana Department of Health.
A new COVID-19 case in St. Mary was the only positive test reported in three local parishes in Monday's midday report from the Louisiana Office of Public Health.
The 16th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is cutting more than a third of its staff because self-generated revenue has fallen because of COVID-19 restrictions, District Attorney Bo Duhé said Fri