Governor John Bel Edwards’ Approval Rating Above 50%
A UNO Research Center survey indicates a 56% job approval rating for Governor John Bel Edwards.
FEMA Deadline for Hurricane Laura Extended
Residents impacted by Hurricane Laura now have another month to register for FEMA disaster assistance.
Hurricane Delta Set to Make Landfall Tonight in Southwest Louisiana
Hurricane Delta is moving closer to the southwestern Louisiana coast and its expected to make landfall tonight near the Cameron-Vermilion Parish line.
Cleco & Entergy on the Ready for Hurricane Delta
Hurricane Delta is once again expected to knock out power for thousands. Delta comes six weeks after Hurricane Laura knocked out power for over 500,000 Lousiana customers.
United Cajun Navy Is Helping In The Hurricane Sally Response
The group estimates they have 25-30 boats ready to respond.
Westfield Invests $5.1 Million in New Lafayette Facility
Westfield Fluid Controls will invest $5.1 million to establish a manufacturing facility in Lafayette, creating 67 new jobs for the area.
Laura on Track to be Second-largest Insured Loss Event in Louisiana
Hurricane Laura is estimated to be an $8-9 Billion insured loss event, the second-highest in the state’s history only behind Katrina.
Unemployed Louisianans Expected to Qualify for New Benefit
The new $300 federally-enhanced weekly unemployment benefits are expected to begin shipping in the next few weeks and will be retroactive to August 1st
LHSAA Hopes for a Shortened Prep Football Season
Executive director Eddie Bonine says the goal is to play a six to eight regular-season game schedule. Bonine says they are also looking at pushing the state football championships back from the second weekend in December.
Judges Rejects Requests for Restraining Order Against Bar Closure Order
Federal judges in New Orleans and Lafayette have rejected requests from bar owners for a restraining order against the Governor’s bar closure order. Those owners are suing the state over the issue.