Progressive, Farm Bureau drop auto rates
Progressive and Louisiana Farm Bureau are dropping their auto insurance rates this year following a rate decrease last year from the state’s largest insurer, State Farm.
Tensions with Iran could lead to rising fuel prices
Tensions are rising in the Mideast once again as the US alleges Iran is responsible for several recent attacks against oil tankers in the vital oil shipping lane of the Strait of Hormuz.
Fantasy sports dies after last second fillibuster
Fantasy sports legalization fails to get a final vote after a last second filibuster on the Senate floor from the same legislator who brought an ultimately doomed sports betting bill.
Handheld Cell Phone Bill Ban Fails
Legislation to ban the handheld use of cellphones while behind the wheel is dead for the session.
Road Project Bill For BP Money Usage Gains Final Passage
A bill that would direct $700 million in BP oil spill settlement money to road projects gains final passage.
How Will Crawfish Industry Be Affected By Opening Of Morganza Spillway?
With the opening of the Morganza Spillway on Sunday, the crawfish industry is going to be feeling the effect.
Bill To Ban Handheld Cell Phones Behind The Wheel Passes House
A bill banning drivers from holding their phone while behind the wheel is headed to the Senate after an at-times heated discussion on the House floor.
The Morganza Spillway Will Open
Governor John Bel Edwards has requested government assistance to aid in flooding relief.
25,000 acres of farmland expected to be destroyed if Morganza Spillway is opened
An estimated 25,000 acres of farmland is expected to be destroyed if the decision is made to open the Morganza Spillway in Pointe Coupee Parish.
Bill to set Louisiana’s minimum age for marriage to 16 advances out of the Senate
The Senate has advanced a bill to set a minimum age on marriage to 16, so long as there is not an age gap of four years or greater between the two parties when one is under 18.