Norton’s residency in Senate District 39 has been challenged by incumbent Sen. Greg Tarver, D-Shreveport, who says Norton doesn’t reside at the address she listed to qualify for the race, but instead lives in District 38.
Federal law already requires those seeking green cards and legal status to prove they will not be a burden to the United States, or what's called a "public charge," but the new rules, made public on Monday, detail a broader range of programs that could disqualify them.
All three of the big names made it official Tuesday, Aug. 6. Congressman Dr. Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone, and incumbent governor, John Bel Edwards, signed the papers to qualify to run for governor of Louisiana.
Louisiana State Senate President John Alario announced Thursday, July 25 that he will not seek election in his corresponding House of Representatives District, District 83, when his Senate term expires in January of 2020.
Robert Foster, a DeSoto County state representative and Republican candidate for governor, denied giving a female reporter access to him on the campaign trail unless she brought a male colleague with her.
New Orleans cannot make a landowner take down a mural of infamous quotes recorded when Donald Trump was on “Access Hollywood” in 2005 because the city’s mural regulations violate freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
World leaders attending a Group of 20 summit in Japan that began Friday are clashing over the values that have served for decades as the foundation of their cooperation as they face calls to fend off threats to economic growth.
Hundreds of comments on WBRC's Facebook page condemned Mayor Mark Chambers' actions and called for his resignation. Council member, Reverend Clarence Colbert, says he and several other city leaders stand behind Chambers.
Ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, have become a vital resource for travelers. However, those services aren’t available to everyone in Louisiana. Lawmakers are now discussing a bill that could expand services and regulations statewide.
Gov. Greg Abbott has signed his approval for a law authored by a Nacogdoches state representative which allows those who served in the military to receive credit toward becoming a law enforcement officer.
U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. His order applies to two planned projects to add 51 miles of fence in two areas.
The Senate Finance Committee will work through the weekend to determine how they’d like to change the state’s $30 billion operating budget before amending the bill and advancing it to the senate floor on Memorial Day.
The House’s criminal justice committee approved a bill Tuesday, May 21 that would allow voters to decide whether sports betting will be legal in their parishes during the October election. Most revenue from any expansion would be dedicated to early childhood education.
The House’s judiciary committee did not approve or kill a bill that would allow for recreational marijuana use in Louisiana. Instead, lawmakers essentially sent it to the House’s criminal justice committee, where the concept faces opposition.
The House’s education committee approved a bill Wednesday, May 15 that would require campus organizations and university officials to contact law enforcement as soon as they learn of any hazing allegations.
President Donald Trump toured Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG Export Facility in Cameron Parish Tuesday, May 14, and Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser was sure to show off his choice of socks to the president.