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A U.S. Senate panel will meet next Thursday to discuss results of a much anticipated government study that looked at whether the biggest banks can borrow at lower interest rates because investors think they would be bailed out in a crisis.
A meeting hosted by Senate Republican Whip John Cornyn failed to unite the Republican conference behind a legislative response to the influx of Central American children at the southern border of the United States.
On Thursday, Sen. David Vitter , R-La., a leading conservative, joined with Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., a liberal, to introduce legislation reauthorizing the 2010 EARLY Act, which has helped identify gaps in education and awareness among young women and health care providers.
Louisiana Republican Rep. Paul Hollis, former self-funded candidate for US Senate is now in lockstep with the mainstream Republican Party.
John Stringer, calling the Ouachita River "the lifeblood" of northeastern Louisiana and southern Arkansas, said the Ouachita River Valley Association will continue to push for full federal funding of the project.
Environmentalists have declared that global warming can't be stopped without ending the 'hegemonic capitalist system,' saying that cap-and-trade systems and conservation efforts are 'false solutions.'
The St. Tammany Parish Fire District 8 in Bush will receive a FEMA grant of $294,500 to pay for a new fire engine, Sen. David Vitter announced Wednesday.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy told lawmakers on Wednesday that the agency's plan to slash carbon pollution from power plants does not overstep its authority, as some critics have said.
The three candidates currently running in Louisiana's gubernatorial election in 2015 aren't known for what they have in common.
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is expected to hold a subcommittee hearing July 31 on the GAO report looking at the funding advantages of big banks.
Whether she's soliciting opinions about how many tattoos she should get, attending weekend porn conventions or discussing the unseemly things that somehow squirt into her eye, Sydney Elaine Leathers is always a barrel of laughs on Twitter.
A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to South Texas to bolster security along the Mexico border.
The Board of Directors of Margaritaville Casino said they have been unable to put together a deal to build a hotel, and that means Margaritaville can't compete in the Biloxi market.
Australia's repeal of its controversial carbon tax last week has gotten other countries thinking about ditching their own carbon dioxide emissions reduction schemes.
A federal judge based in Green Bay has tossed a Sen. Ron Johnson's Obamacare lawsuit targeting the health benefits for members of Congress and their staff.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 01:37 am
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