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legislature

BREAKING: Congressman and Louisiana House member Buddy Leach dies

Longtime legislator and Leesville native Anthony Claude “Buddy” Leach Jr. passed away this weekend at the age of ...

crime

Ex-lawmaker, La. Democrat Party chief pleads guilty to fraud

A former Louisiana Democratic Party leader who resigned from the state Senate earlier this year, citing depression and ...

Mayoral race

Meet the candidates: Bergeron, McMillin, Racca seek to lead Westlake

Qualifying was last week. Although the election is not until November, each candidate for Mayor of Westlake was ...

local

Oakdale mayor recall falls

An attempt to recall the mayor of Oakdale has failed because of a lack of signatures. Recall leader ...

local

Johnson focuses on rural health care, broadband

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Benton, discussed the need for expansion of rural health care and broadband access for ...

legislature

Funds designated for SW La. projects in capital outlay bill

Cities and towns in Southwest Louisiana have received funds for local projects in Act 117 of 2022, the ...

legislature

Stine pushes storm victims’ insurance reform package

State Sen. Jeremy Stine, R-Lake Charles, District 27, promised to give storm victims a voice in Baton Rouge ...

legislature

Edwards issues call for special session

Gov. John Bel Edwards has called a special session of Louisiana’s Legislature to redraw Louisiana’s Congressional district maps ...

election

BREAKING: Nezat defeats Koonce for Sulphur Council seat

Nicholas Nezat defeated Mike Koonce in the race for District 2 Sulphur City Councilman Saturday. Nezat received 287 ...

Louisiana State Capitol

legislature

Senate Committee amends gun bill to allow teachers to carry concealed guns at schools

A state Senate committee changed a bill aimed at removing the requirement that a person possess a state ...

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