U.S. Sen. John N. Kennedy (left), of Louisiana, and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards again are at odds, this time over an appointment to the Red River Waterway Commission. Each side describes the other's actions as petty.
A senior Trump administration official writes an opinion piece in The New York Times claiming to be part of a group of people "working diligently from within" to impede President Donald Trump's "worst inclinations" and ill-conceived parts of his agenda
Two Democratic candidates running for congressional seats for Arkansas and Texas brought their campaigns to Texarkana over the Labor Day weekend. Both political newcomers say they are the right choice for change.
As Louisiana lawmakers prepare to head back to Baton Rouge for another special session Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards says he feels better about the chances they will reach a compromise to solve the state's budget woes.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is responding to criticism from U.S. Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, with jabs of his own. Edwards, a Democrat, used three words to describe the federal lawmaker's comments.
Louisiana state lawmakers hope the third time will be the charm for the next special session. That's because the second special legislative session ended at midnight with no deal on new taxes to fill budget holes, before the July 1 deadline.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards addressed the state from a podium flanked by screens reading "Fight for our state. Fight for our people." His address came as the state Legislature prepared to convene to try to solve the state's budget crisis in this year's second special session. The session began Tuesday at 4 p.m. Lawmakers have until midnight June 4 to come up with a solution.
Louisiana officials will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. May 9 to discuss notices being issued to more than 30,000 senior citizens in the state's nursing homes who are at risk of losing Medicaid coverage.
Columbia County Races with no opposition: Justice of the Peace District #1 - Virginia Pate (D) i Justice of the Peace District #2 - Marjie Blair (D) i Justice of the Peace District #3 - David Lee Nelson