Saturday May 18
Rep calls for Forest Service to accomodate people with mobility issues
People with mobility disabilities would have to be accommodated so they could use national forest recreation sites, under proposed legislation.
Louisiana congressional Republicans rallying around Cassidy
In a sign that the GOP is rallying around Rep. Bill Cassidy as its choice for the 2014 Senate race, all of the Republicans in the state's congressional delegation are supporting Cassidy at a June fundraiser in Washington.
Washington Watch: Delegation's power growing on Capitol Hill
Whether it was U.S. Sen. Russell Long chairing the Senate Finance Committee for parts of three decades, or Congressman Hale Boggs, of New Orleans, serving as House majority leader, the Louisiana congressional delegation for many years held an outsized reputation.
ULM celebrates business incubator's success
Fledgling entrepreneurs often have marketable ideas, products and services, but lack the capital and expertise to bring them to commerce, That's where the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Business Incubator can make the difference in success or failure.
Washington Watch: Part of sequester fixed in time flights home
Shortly before getting on airplanes to fly back to their home states, members of Congress took steps to fix one of the across-the-board, federal sequester budget cuts that went into effect in March A - flight delays.
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Central and southwestern Louisiana community leaders spent Tuesday and Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon making the case with the U.S. Army for the sustained viability of Fort Polk and its multibillion-dollar annual impact in the state.
5th District Congressional Art Contest on Facebook
U.S. Rep. Rodney Alexander, R-Quitman, is pleased to announce that public voting is officially underway to choose the local artist that will represent the 5th District in the 2013 Congressional High School Arts Competition.