Music Mountain Water, based out of Shreveport, has released a statement following information that surfaced showing the company’s CEO, Marcus Wren, reportedly participated in the riots at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 6.
Decorated retired Army Lt. General Russel Honore' who was Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina sharply criticizes the leadership of the U.S. Capitol Police force over this week's riot and siege of the Capitol building.
Many ArkLaTex area lawmakers are responding to the protests at the U.S. Capitol that are ongoing Wednesday, Jan. 6 as lawmakers there were in the process of confirming the Electoral College vote for the 2020 presidential election.
Louisiana would broaden the mail-in balloting options for spring municipal elections and two upcoming special congressional elections because of the coronavirus pandemic, under an emergency elections plan that started advancing Tuesday with lawmakers.
Marshall Mayor Chris Paddie has made his run for House District 9 official by filing for candidacy for the office. Paddie filed on Monday, the first day candidates can file to be on the ballot in 2012.
Polls in Louisiana close at 8:00 p.m. November 19. In addition to runoff races from the October 22 election, there is one constitutional amendment statewide and a parish-wide proposal authorizing an additional riverboat in Bossier. Click here for updated results
Larry Hanisee has been declared the winner of the Bossier City Council District 5 race, following a recount of the ballots from Saturday's election. The win is by a slimmer margin that the original tally that prompted the recount.
The October 22nd election made Greg Tarver a runoff contender for the District 39 State Senate seat. He'll be facing Lydia Jackson, the current incumbent, who took over the position after Tarver stepped down in 2004. Tarver said Saturday night he's ready for a runoff and ready to regain the seat he gave up seven years ago.
Mayor Ray Nagin said he is "alarmed" by health care cuts the governor is proposing, including closure of the New Orleans Adolescent Hospital, saying they would hinder the region's recovery from Hurricane Katrina.
Lawmakers opened a new regular session Monday with far fewer dollars than the last time they converged on the Capitol, and angst over the state's budget woes is expected to overshadow debate on most everything else.
Allies of Gov. Bobby Jindal have defeated an effort to make the governor and other elected officials report the identity of any person they have appointed to a government post and who donates at least $1,000 to their campaigns.