Memorial Day weekend is a holiday when many spend time with family on a road trip. Although most will have a relaxing weekend with loved ones, it can be a difficult time for those working in law enforcement.
"By...allowing those inmates to roam, walk around on the compound, interacting with staff and other inmates, some are asymptomatic, they are still able to spread the virus to staff and inmates," said Ronald Morris, who is union president of Local 1007.
A House committee on Wednesday, May 20 urged the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to limit how it acquires information from COVID-19 patients through contact tracing, a process where state workers conduct interviews to identify people who’ve been exposed to the virus.
Attorney General Jeff Landry is encouraging Gov. John Bel Edwards to amend his Emergency Proclamation so Churches and Houses of Worship in Louisiana may immediately begin the process of reopening by following specific best practice guidelines.
Republican state lawmakers bristling at Gov. John Bel Edwards’ decision to extend Louisiana’s stay-at-home order through May 15 are considering the extraordinary step of trying to override the Democratic governor’s emergency decision-making about the state’s coronavirus outbreak.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 marks one month since the state of Louisiana has been under a stay-at-home order. The state has received a failing grade according to data collected by a company that tracks cellphone GPS data.
As of Wednesday, April 22, the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) says it has paid out $561,358,411 in unemployment benefits to more than 302,000 Louisiana residents whose job was impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
Some families are now scared and panicked, not simply because of the uncertainty of the Covid 19 pandemic, but because some oil prices dropped to the lowest in the market's history. The West Texas Intermediate dipped to -$37 a barrel.
Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon approved an emergency rate reduction filing and customer rebate by Allstate Insurance and its subsidiary companies, Esurance and Encompass on Monday, April 6, 2020. The fifteen percent (15%) rate reduction and rebate to policyholders is a part of Allstate
Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson sent a letter Thursday, April 2 to Louisiana district judges to conduct a review to release inmates under certain circumstances to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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.