Several billboard signs are drawing a lot of attention in Shreveport. They’re taking direct aim at a city councilman who now supports a 4 percent pay hike for police officers, instead of the 17 percent some believe he promised to support.
There’s no stamp of approval just yet on another official coronavirus relief bill. The Democrat-led House of Representatives passed a revised version of its HEROES Act, but discussions on Capitol Hill are progressing slowly.
A 4 percent pay raise for rank-and-file police and fire personnel is one step closer to reality. It’s described by many as a stop-gap measure until a quarter-cent sales tax can be put on the ballot the spring to pay for even higher raises. However, the measure is not without controversy.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, who also tested positive, “are both well at this time” and plan to remain at the White House while recovering and being closely monitored, according to a statement from his physician, Dr. Sean Conley.
The report by the Office of Inspector General did not identify who made the decision to shorten the 2020 census from the end of October to the end of September, but it said bureau officials confirm it was not made by them.
President Trump has yet to announce his pick to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but a federal judge who graduated from Rhodes College in Memphis has emerged as one of the leading contenders.
The mailing comes in the aftermath of questions about whether the agency was up to the task and questions from the White House about the validity of mail-in and absentee voting systems in various states.
Louisiana’s Democratic State Central Committee met virtually to hold their reorganization meeting, and they elected new officers and leadership for the Louisiana Democratic Party on Saturday, Sept. 12.
Nora Dannehy was a top prosecutor on an investigation into how the FBI and other federal agencies set out to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign had coordinated with the Kremlin.
The mayor of Rochester says reforms are coming to the police department as community elders seek to bring calmer minds to a fifth night of demonstrations over the the March death of Daniel Prude, who lost consciousness after police held a hood over his head.
Here you can find a list of what’s on the November 3 ballot for our northwest Louisiana parishes. Each list includes contested races, offices with unopposed candidates, proposition items and Constitutional Amendments.