Poll Finds Favorable Ratings For La. Elected Officials
An independent poll surveys the job performance of several elected officials, including Senators John Kennedy and Bill Cassidy, Governor John Bel Edwards and President Trump.
New Polling Indicates Governor’s Race Close To Avoiding Run-off
A new independent poll shows Governor Edwards within striking distance of winning re-election without a run-off.
Vape linked lung problems traced to THC/CBD oil use
The number of cases of lung diseases or other pulmonary issues linked to vaping has ballooned since concerns were made public early last week.
NBC’s Lester Holt spends two-nights at Angola to profile criminal justice reform
Friday night at 9 PM, television viewers got an inside look at life in Angola when Dateline aired NBC Anchor Lester Holt’s two-night stay at the maximum-security facility.
Seven LA community colleges in 100 fastest growing nationwide
Seven Louisiana community college and technical schools are ranked among the top 100 fastest growing two-year institutions in the nation according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Volkswagen Money Helping Schools Buy New, Cleaner Buses
School systems across the state are using money Louisiana received from a federal lawsuit against Volkswagen to replace old diesel school buses with new alternative fuel buses.
DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson not ready to call for lower speed limit after latest fatal I-1…
A fiery, deadly crash on the I-10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge has prompted calls for a new look at speed limits on the highly trafficked stretch.
LSU starts school year with record number of freshmen
LSU has a record number of freshmen on campus this year as the first day of the fall semester was Monday.
Hot sauce market set to increase 61 percent over next seven years
A new report shows the Asian market’s craving for hot sauce is on the rise and is expected to push international hot sauce sales from 2.3 billion dollars this year to 3.7 billion in 2026.
Edwards administration and Republicans have different views of the state’s economy
The Louisiana Workforce Commission says the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July is down almost a full percentage point from this time last year.
Edmonson Investigation Ends Without Action Taken
Former State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson has been cleared in an investigation into his alleged repeated misuse of department funds during his tenure.
Poll Shows Near Unanimous Support For Coastal Restoration Efforts
A poll shows near-unanimous support for coastal restoration efforts, strong majority support for sediment diversion projects, and majority support for taxes dedicated to funding the projects.