Governor John Bel Edwards signed a proclamation to ensure high school seniors and current post-secondary students are able to meet requirements to be eligible for the state’s merit-based scholarship, the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students, or TOPS, or continue eligibility.
Louisiana State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that the Department of Treasury will mail $4 million in Unclaimed Property checks to citizens across Louisiana after using tax records to update addresses.
The company contracted by the developers of the doomed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans to knock the building down does not have the liability insurance to do the job, according to 1031 Canal Development.
LCMC Health, which operates University Medical Center and other hospitals in the New Orleans area received a delivery of personal protection equipment and medical supplies on Thursday (March 26), a spokesperson said.
Now that the French Quarter is mostly empty, the City of New Orleans is now working to clear out rat population. Local leaders believe fewer people and a lack of food in the Quarter may be causing increased activity among the rodents.