The City of Shreveport has agreed to make significant upgrades to reduce overflows from its sanitary sewer system and pay a $650,000 penalty for EPA Clean Water Act Violations
In a news release, U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) today responded to letters from Louisiana’s Attorney General Buddy Caldwell and Secretary of Department of Children and Family Services Suzy Sonnier regarding his recommendations for aggressive action in response to fraud that occurred during an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system outage in north Louisiana. Vitter sent his recommendations in a letter.
In a stunning move, a federal judge Monday ruled that abortion restrictions authorized by Texas lawmakers in July are unconstitutional, and will not be implemented as scheduled on Tuesday, according to court documents obtained by NBC News.
U.S. Rep. John John Fleming, M.D., today released a statement saying he will donate the congressional pay earned during the government shutdown to
In just minutes, Dwayne Hall, vice president of the Miller County Patriots group plans to file an official notice of a recall petition against Texarkana, Arkansas Ward 2 Board of Director member Laney Harris at Texarkana City Hall. Hall, who is a resident of Ward 2, says this notice is the first of four
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell was taken to the hospital after being involved in a single-vehicle crash.
Three local state senators joined 23 of their colleagues across the state to vote against holding a special legislative session to override vetoes of laws passed in this year's Louisiana legislative session.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry this afternoon announced he will not run for re-election in 2014.
Louisiana state Sen. Barrow Peacock (R-Shreveport-Bossier City) will join a select group of legislators from across the country in July to participate in the 2013 Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Virginia.
The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 -- the map that determines which states must get federal permission before they change their voting laws.
Bipartisan congressional negotiators unveiled a long-awaited budget framework to fund the government past mid-January and stabilize the government's finances into the near future.Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Bipartisan congressional negotiators have scheduled a 6 p.m. news conference to unveil a long-awaited budget framework to fund the government past mid-January and stabilize the government's finances into the near future.Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
In the first confirmation vote since Democrats changed the Senate’s filibuster rules by invoking the “nuclear option,” the upper chamber has approved Patricia Millett's nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, is returning to the White House to advise President Barack Obama as he struggles to regain his footing after the flawed healthcare law rollout.Podesta steered Obama's transition team in 2008 after he won the presidency.
Lawmakers announced a sweeping agreement Monday to pass a long-awaited authorization bill for the Defense Department before the end of the year, but a proposed amendment to curb military sexual assault didn’t make the cut.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.