Millions of vehicles traverse state highways and bridges, and members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation reacted recently to parts of President Trump’s budget proposal that impact federal transportation spending.
A day after it was said during the City Council’s Public Works Committee that the Sewerage and Water Board could be owed close to $140 million from customers, the agency strongly disputed that figure and said the actual amount could be much lower.
Construction cranes and crews of laborers can be spotted most days of the week as condo and apartment construction is plentiful downtown, in the Warehouse District, and to some extent in the Mid-City area.
Louisiana’s two U.S. senators did not join some of their fellow Republicans in voting in favor of a resolution to terminate President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration related to border security funding.
A Louisiana congressman was among the Republicans on Capitol Hill who tried to water down scathing testimony by Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney and so-called “fixer” for President Donald Trump.
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana took part in a highly anticipated congressional hearing that brought top executives of several pharmaceutical companies to Capitol Hill over rising prescription drug prices.