Louisiana Government Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Rick Edmonds Announces Candidacy for Secretary of StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | KLAX

    Republican Lawmaker Rick Edmonds announced today he is a candidate for Louisiana Secretary of State in the special election that will be held Nov. 6, 2018. Edmonds, who currently serves as State Representative in Baton Rouge's 66th District, made his announcement at the East Baton Rouge Parish Republican Women's monthly luncheon at Juban's Restaurant in Baton Rouge.

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  2. Digital driver's license app now available in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The app, according to the governor's office, will enable drivers to keep a digital copy of their license on their cell phone ensuring they always have access to their identification. The App, called LA Wallet, was created under Louisiana law Act 625 by Rep. Ted James.

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  3. See who made the list of Louisiana's 50 largest employersRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2018 | Baton Rouge Business Report

    Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge is the state's fourth-largest employer by the number of employees. , as reported by NOLA.com, which compiled the list with data provided by Greater New Orleans Inc. and Database USA.

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  4. Letters: Don't damage fisheries lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | The Advocate

    What are the odds of catching two tagged fish in one day? Probably not very good, but young Michael Bernard beat the odds May 31. Bernard caught a redfish, tagged by the Matrix Shad bait company, near the Fourchon Pass rock jetties Then, maybe 15 minutes later, Bernard caught another tagged fish, a trout tagged by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. What are the odds of catching two tagged fish in one day? Probably not very good, but young Michael Bernard beat the odds May 31. Bernard caught a redfish, tagged by the Matrix Shad bait company, near the Fourchon Pass rock jetties Then, maybe 15 minutes later, Bernard caught another tagged fish, a trout tagged by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

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  5. Tax deal stabilizes La.'s Moody's bond ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | The Town Talk

    BREAKING: Tax deal stabilizes La.' s Moody's bond rating Louisiana's S&P bond rating had been threatened by the budget crisis.

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  6. All lanes open on I-10 East near Louisiana Ave, expect delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to DOTD, the left has now reopened on I-10 East at Louisiana Avenue. The right lane remains closed at this time.

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  7. Letters: Food stamps save lives, give state valueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    LSP Lt. Jude Mathews calls out 14 names at a time for people waiting in Judson Baptist Church in Walker to sign up for DSNAP, disaster food stamps after disastrous 2016 flooding.

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  8. Has Port Manchac's ship come in? Developers plan to develop a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    Easy access to water, a cross-country railroad and an interstate highway didn't make Port Manchac the moneymaker Tangipahoa Parish wanted it to be. "This is a majestic property," said Terry Jones, a principal investor in the proposed The Village at Port Manchac development.

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  9. The Drifters: Finding inner peace on an inner tube in the Bogue ChittoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    In Louisiana, we live with the reality that summer temperatures can spike up to over 100 degrees. Waterfront getaways can be expensive and hard to arrange.

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  10. Jeff Sadow: List of legislative losers a long oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    That's what transpired from the culmination of four Louisiana legislative sessions spanning from winter to summer. The fiscal and budget deals ensured that, politically speaking, none of the main players emerged as winners, beginning at the top.

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  11. Exclusive: FBI probing vote-buying allegations in Louisiana's Tangipahoa ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | The Advocate

    The FBI has rekindled a broad investigation into allegations of vote buying in Tangipahoa Parish that appeared to have stalled, conducting new interviews and reviewing election activities and campaign expenditures, according to four sources with direct knowledge of the inquiry. The bureau has cast a wide net, examining parish races going back to 2011, two of the sources said, but agents have taken a special interest in certain political operatives, including Louis Ruffino, a former mayor of Roseland who for years has offered "get out the vote" services to local candidates.

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  12. Boil advisory issued for portion of Assumption ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The area included in the advisory is from the Bayou Corne area at the 1700 block of Hwy 70. It includes all of Pierre Part and the Belle River area. Officials said consumers should disinfect their water before consuming it , making ice, brushing teeth or using it for food preparation or rinsing of foods by the following means.

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  13. Portion of Louisiana Highway named for 7th Group soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    A section of a Louisiana highway has been named for an Army 7th Special Forces Group Green Beret staff sergeant who died nearly five years ago from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device was ignited in Afghanistan's Panjwai province.

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  14. Letters: Time for Republicans to compromise on the budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards told a news conference in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that he would call another special session after the Louisiana Legislature adjourned without approving any major revenue-raising measures. The leadership of Gov. John Bel Edwards was a bright spot in this last, seemingly disastrous, special session.

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  15. How Reps. Scalise and Richmond disagree without being disagreeableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | CBS News

    Rep. Steve Scalise and Rep. Cedric Richmond may at first seem to have little in common other than the fact that they both represent Louisiana. But the Republican whip and the leader of the Congressional Black Caucus have managed to forge a friendship that has transcended and outlasted intense political differences -- and baseball team divisions, the two told "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan.

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  16. New initiative could help adults access higher educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    One might think tuition rates and fees would rise as lawmakers struggle to fund higher education, but the Louisiana Community and Technical College System Board of Supervisors recently voted "no" to hikes. "We believe we're at a place where any increases in tuition and fees are going to limit access to people and that's simply not good for Louisiana's people, it's not good for the economy," said Louisiana's Community and Technical Colleges President Monty Sullivan.

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  17. Jeff Sadow: Gov. Edwards actions disprove his words on government transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards told a news conference in the early morning hours of Tuesday, June 5, 2018, that he would call another special session after the Louisiana Legislature adjourned without approving any major revenue-raising measures. Next time Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks about transparency in government, you can see what a forked tongue looks like.

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  18. Steve Gleason unanimously endorsed for Congressional Gold Medal by U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | KCCommunityNews.com

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and former Saint Steve Gleason start the Who Dat chant before the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 24 2017, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Steve Gleason smiles as he communicates with Saints punter Thomas Morstead during his Seventh Annual Inspire Birthday Celebration at Fulton Alley in New Orleans, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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  19. Fitzgerald: Giant swamp rats could invade Stockton. True. Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | RecordNET

    What the … ? The Department of Fish and Wildlife sent me a letter asking my written permission to hunt for nutria around my Woodland Drive house. Nutria, if you just tuned in, are a voracious South American swamp rat.

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  20. LaDOTD opens new ramps along I-49, I-220 in CaddoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The Louisiana highway department this week announced the opening of some new ramps along Interstates 49 and 220 in Caddo Parish. The ramp openings are part of Segment K2 of the I-49 project under construction in the Shreveport area, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reports.

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