Friday Sep 12
Louisiana legislators may be able to avoid troubled state health care option
The Louisiana Legislature and its staff will have other health care plan options besides those plans offered through the Office of Group Benefits. and LSU First will release its plans Monday -- so it's hard to know if one group's plans are more generous than the other -- but some state workers anticipate LSU First to have better alternatives, since it isn't experiencing financial difficulties.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Comite River study brought to State Capitol
All lanes are now open on I-10 East at the I-10/I-110 merge after a vehicle fire shut down the left and center lanes. The traffic backup has reached Grosse Tete on I-10 East and Chocktaw Drive on I-110 South.
Louisiana legislators have a hard time fixing state workers health care plans
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Fannin, left, has helped call a special meeting to address changes to state workers health care benefits through the Office of Group Benefits. (Brett Duke, NOLA.com Come October, Louisiana's state government workers will be forced to enroll in health care plans for next year that have higher out-of-pocket costs and fewer amenities.
House Group Benefits meeting possible
The House Democratic Caucus chairman wants the Louisiana House to look into major changes planned to the program that provides health insurance to about 230,000 state employees, retirees and their dependents.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
August 19 Parish by Parish
THE CLOSURE IS TO CLEAR THE WATER LILLIES THAT HAVE ACCUMULATED IN THE AREA. ALTERNATE ROUTES INCLUDE THE T-BOIS IN LAROSE TO THE SOUTH AND BELLEVIEW BRIDGE TO THE NORTH.