BATON ROUGE — The Senate Finance Committee braced against testimony from executive agency heads Friday as the potential effects of reductions under House Bill 1, the House GOP’s answer to Gov.
Billy Broadhurst, an adviser to Edwin Edwards and countless other elected officials across the state, has died, according to several people who knew him. He was 77.
BATON ROUGE — In the litany of gripes lodged during annual debates on Louisiana’s budget, one criticism has remained constant.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Senators seeking to boost Louisiana's minimum wage are making another push this legislative season for the proposal, which is championed by Gov. John Bel Edwards.
BATON ROUGE – The House Committee on Ways and Means narrowly eked out, 9-7, a favorable recommendation for a 17-cent per gallon increase on the current 20-cents-a-gallon gas tax that would raise an