Louisiana Schools to Receive $2.6 Billion from Most Recent COVID Relief Bill
Louisiana public schools will receive $2.6 billion from the latest COVID relief bill, in addition to the $1.4 billion they’ve already received in federal assistance dollars.
Landry Defends Handling of Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Top Aide
Attorney General Jeff Landry sends a letter to staff warning against sexual harassment following a sexual harassment scandal that led to the resignation of one of his top aides.
NOLA Archdiocese: J&J Vaccine Uses “Morally Compromised” Cell Lines
The New Orleans Roman Catholic Archdiocese called the Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccine’s ethics into question, saying it uses “morally compromised” abortion-derived cell lines.
Lafayette Rock ‘N Bowl Owner Says He Knows Safe Way to Bring Back Live Music
Johnny Blancher, one of the owners of Rock ‘n Bowl in Lafayette and New Orleans, says not only is the COVID Pandemic destroying his businesses, it’s also eroding the state’s rich music culture.
Rep. Higgins Challenges Biden Administration to Stop Using Oil & Gas Products
Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has filed a resolution challenging the Biden Administration to operate without the use of any oil and gas energy or petroleum-based products.
Winter Storm 2021: Power Providers Discuss Outages, Higher Prices
Utility providers went before the Public Service Commission on Wednesday to explain last week’s winter storm power outages and the poor communication to customers about those outages.
PSC to Investigate Winter Storm Power Problems
Public Service Commission Chairman Craig Greene said once the winter weather has passed the PSC will investigate what went wrong and why power providers had such poor communication with customers.
PSC to Investigate High Entergy Bills
At the next Public Service Commission meeting on February 24th, the PSC plans to direct a third party to do an independent investigation into why so many homeowners Entergy bills are up significantly.
Louisiana Faces Massive Budget Cuts Once Again
Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne warned we will likely face hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts for the fiscal year that begins in July.
Funeral for Luke Letlow Happening in Monroe
Congressman-elect Luke Letlow’s funeral has been set for 2 PM Saturday in Monroe. The 41-year-old died Tuesday evening from complications related to COVID-19.