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.
White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters Thursday that President Barack Obama had lived “for a brief period of time” with his Kenyan uncle in Cambridge, Mass., when he was beginning law school in the 1980s.
MASON, Ohio -- America has met the enemy, and it is Washington.That was the message from a focus group of 11 Cincinnati-area voters, who issued a scathing and impassioned indictment Wednesday of Washington, D.C.
It's not quite a "do nothing" Congress – but it's not far off. With only a handful of remaining legislative days on their calendar, this current Congress is on track to go down as one of the most unproductive in modern history.
The Catholic Church could have been one of Obamacare's "biggest cheerleaders" if not for some of its mandates involving contraception, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said Friday.Dolan, one of the most influential Catholic leaders in the U.S. who just wrapped up a term as chairman of the U.S.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama met on Friday with immigration reform activists engaged in a prolonged fast intended to promote immigration reform.As many Americans took to shopping malls to take advantage of "Black Friday" deals, the president and Mrs.
The House has passed a bill to donate the loose change collected at Transportation Security Administration check-points to the United Service Organizations, the private non-profit group that supports American troops.