BATON ROUGE — After a long, emotional, contentious debate, a bill aimed at preserving Confederate monuments passed the House Monday. 65-31, late Monday.
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While House and Senate leaders contend a proposed increase to the state gasoline tax still has a long road ahead in the ongoing regular session, supporters aren’t letting up on their push to genera
During the first week of May in 1862, workmen enlarging briny springs at Avery Island unexpectedly ran into a wall of solid salt.
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Rep. Franklin Foil, R-Baton Rouge, listens to emotional testimony before the House Education Committee from Allison Badgerow about her autistic son who was physically punished in a Louisiana school. Foil’s bill to prohibit corporal punishment in public schools was sent to the House Wednesday.
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BATON ROUGE – The House Education Committee approved 6-5 and sent to the full House floor for debate a measure banning all corporal punishment of children in public schools, one of two school punis