During Thursday’s (June 17) Louisiana Gaming Control Board meeting, officials said “the first fantasy sports betting licensee could come up for approval within the next month or two,” according to the Associated Press.
“This building is incredibly important to New Orleans economy to the hospitality industry and to our residents itself so we want every world-class event that’s looking for a home to consider the superdome in its selection process its good for the city its good for the building it’s good for the team,” said Martindale.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry issued a statement Tuesday, June 15 shortly after a federal judge ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by Landry and 12 other states’ attorneys general against President Joe Biden’s administration.
Victims of severe storms and flooding that began May 17, 2021 now have until Aug. 16, 2021, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.
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.
The same Louisiana State Police unit whose troopers stunned, punched and dragged Ronald Greene on video during a deadly 2019 arrest is now under internal investigation by a secret panel over whether its officers are systematically targeting Black motorists for abuse.
Louisiana is poised to join more than a dozen other states allowing college athletes to earn cash from endorsements and sponsorship deals under an effort gaining steam across the country because of the NCAA’s inaction on a national policy.
Members of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus held a news conference on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol to express their concerns about several bills from this year’s regular session of the Louisiana Legislature on Tuesday, June 8.