Ronnie Johns says he has resigned his seat in the Louisiana Senate, where he has represented District 27 since 2012, in order to accept an appointment from Governor John Bel Edwards as the Chairman of the Louisiana State Gaming Control Board.
Southern Vice President of External Affairs Robyn Merrick and other officials had the chance to tour the renovations for the newly named Superdome on Thursday, July 22. They look forward to return to New Orleans for the Bayou Classic.
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.