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32 min ago | ThinkProgress
Backed by a coalition of advocates for the elderly and the poor, a pair of Louisiana lawmakers are proposing to cap payday lending interest rates at 36 percent.
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1 hr ago | Mississippi Business Journal
MoveOn Billboards advocating for Medicaid expansion in Louisiana have broughta threat of legal action from state officials, the progressive political action committee says.
4 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
When lawmakers convene Monday for the 2014 session, they will be considering legislation to set a new cap for interest rates for payday loans.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is actively working to quiet to a noisy stretch of highway in the City of Central.
Crews will be giving the Sunshine Bridge a fresh paint job in the coming year and a half along with a possible dab of irony.
The Free Boosie Twitter account, which numbers 141,000 followers, can probably rest easy for a while.
State prison officials cannot keep secret the seller and manufacturer of the two drugs purchased for executions at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's former chief of staff, Paul Rainwater, said Wednesday that he plans to open his own lobbying and consulting firm.
Louisiana organizations that represent the elderly, the poor and others on fixed incomes want stiffer regulation of payday lending businesses that offer short-term loans with high interest rates.
Lambda Legal today filed a federal class action discrimination lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana against BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana , which will no longer accept the federally-funded premium subsidies that enable low-income Louisianans living with HIV to purchase health insurance.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that would save property owners in southern Louisiana and across the nation thousands of dollars in flood insurance premiums, should the bill eventually become law.
With the threat of winter weather reaching part of north and central Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development would like to remind motorists to use extra caution when driving.
Today, New Jersey television viewers could watch the first commercial for a medical marijuana service on a major U.S. network.
Bayoubuzz Note: Oscar winning, Best Picture, "12 Years a Slave" and winner of 4 Oscars, Dallas Buyer Club received film tax credits for being filmed in Louisiana.
Members of the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness , Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development , Iberville Parish School Board and others gathered at 9 a.m. DOTD said it is executing a contract to repair and address the needs of the bridge.