Louisiana Sees 11,000 Person Population Decrease
Louisiana’s population declined by nearly 11,000 residents from 2018 to 2019 according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
AG Jeff Landry Warns College Football Playoff Fans of Ticket Scams
With events the size of the CFP Championship Game happening in the state comes the opportunity for fraudulent tickets to end up in fans’ hands.
Thousands of Taxpayers Have Not Paid Back Owed State Taxes
Over six-thousand Louisiana taxpayers have yet to repay the state after a computer glitch last March sent them a double tax refund.
Analyst: Gov. Edwards Expected to Clash with GOP-Controlled Legislature
Governor John Bel Edwards’ re-election was the big political story in 2019. Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says with the state no longer dealing with budget deficits, the major story in 2020 will be how much money the state will actually spend. He says the Republican-controlled legislature…
Your Christmas Tree Could be Crucial for Enhancing the Wetlands
Your discarded Christmas tree could be a building block in coastal restoration.
Study Shows Heart Attack Risk Rises Nearly 40 percent On Christmas Eve
A new study from Sweden has found the risk of having a heart attack rises nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve.
Federal Government Raises Minimum Age to Purchase Cigarettes and Vaping Products to 21
Congress has raised the minimum smoking and vaping age to 21 nationwide.
New Food Stamp Rules Could Impact 49,000 Louisiana Residents
Currently Louisiana is one of the states who receives a waiver that allows able-bodied adults who do not have dependents to receive food stamps for more than three-months, but that statewide waiver is set to go away.
More Than Half Of Workers Online Shop While On The Clock
52% of workers admit they’ll be shopping online this holiday season while on the clock.
Holiday Shopping Safety Tips from AG Office
Holiday shopping might bring out super savings, but it also brings out sleuths. But there are things you can do to protect yourself and your wallet.