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Lawmakers strike down changing Louisiana’s smoking age to 21

By Hunter Lovell, LSU Manship School News Service  BATON ROUGE -- House lawmakers struck down a proposal Thursday to...

La. House approves phasing out revenue boosting sales tax over next four years

By Tryfon Boukouvidis, LSU Manship School News Service     BATON ROUGE -- The Louisiana House on Thursday voted 73-21...

W.T. Lewis Principal Lisa Burns named state finalist for Principal of the Year

W.T. Lewis Elementary Principal Lisa Burns was named a state Finalist for Principal of the Year at yesterday’s 2020 Teacher and Principal...

Intermittent lane closures on I-20 in Bossier starting May 28

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development advises motorists that beginning on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, there will be intermittent nightly lane and shoulder closures...

Parish offers alternate route for commercial traffic during Swan Lake Road closure

Phase one of the Swan Lake Road extension as part of the north/south corridor has reached the Flat River bridge expansion point. 

Louisiana bill would set up veteran-owned business database

By Madeline Meyer, LSU Manship School News Service  BATON ROUGE -- Legislators are supporting efforts to help veterans start...

Gun regulation bill advances in Louisiana House

By Tryfon Boukouvidis, LSU Manship School News Service BATON ROUGE — The Louisiana House on Tuesday passed proposals that...

Congressman Johnson rebuffs Green New Deal with response resolution

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced a resolution to expose the Socialist policies of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal and to prove...

Cassidy, colleagues introduce bill to remove barriers for students with disabilities

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Bob Casey (D-PA), Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Todd Young (R-IN) introduced the Respond, Innovate, Succeed,...

Bossier Sheriff’s academy to graduate 17 officers this week

The Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Training Academy in Plain Dealing will be graduating 17 certified P.O.S.T. (Peace Officer Standards and Training) law enforcement...