White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy discusses how the $1 trillion dollar infrastructure package will benefit the nation's electric grid and the need to build back in a more resilient way. Hundreds of thousands in Louisiana remain without power almost two weeks after Hurricane Ida hit the state.
Many Republican state lawmakers want to override Gov. John Bel Edwards' veto of a transgender sports bill. Edwards say that would put New Orleans hosting of the NCAA Final Four in jeopardy. Mayor Latoya Cantrell backs the governor's veto.
Cedric Richmond, a senior advisor to President Joe Biden outlined the president's new anti-crime plan which targets gun dealers who ignore gun-sale laws and also allows communities to use COVID-19 relief dollars to hire more officers and enhance youth summer programs.
Months after most Louisiana voters agreed to legalize sports betting, lawmakers Thursday gave final passage to rules that will allow the wagering through sports book sites, mobile apps and kiosk locations in parishes where voters supported the activity.
As parts of south Louisiana recovered from heavy rains, flooding, and tornadoes and braced for the possibility of more rain, members of Louisiana’s Revenue Estimating Conference offered up a bright forecast for state revenue on Tuesday, May 18.
Louisiana has a new member of Congress. Rep. Troy Carter (D-LA) took his seat on Capitol Hill Tuesday after winning a special election late last month. Carter fills this void during a busy time in our nation’s capital.
The proposal would allow anyone 21 years or older in Louisiana — if the person isn’t barred from having a firearm because of a violent crime conviction or some other legal prohibition — to carry a concealed handgun without needing a permit.