Utility Companies to Spread Winter Heating Costs Over Several Months
Louisiana utility customers will receive extra time to pay off their high winter power bills from February’s historic winter weather that produced a huge demand for heat.
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.
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.
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.
Second and Third Cases of UK Variant Reported in Louisiana
There are also 14 other cases pending confirmation.
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.
First COVID Vaccine Administered in Louisiana
The first COVID-19 vaccine for the state was administered this morning at Ochsner Health in New Orleans.
Governor John Bel Edwards’ Approval Rating Above 50%
A UNO Research Center survey indicates a 56% job approval rating for Governor John Bel Edwards.