Government

February 15, 2018 - 7:36 pm
Lafayette Representative Nancy Landry is proposing a bill that would substantially increase legal penalties for campus hazing related incidents, in response to the 2017 death of LSU student Maxwell Gruver. Hazing is currently covered by education statues, and not criminal statues, and carries a...
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February 10, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Three historically black universities in New Orleans and one in Mississippi will see about $330 million in post-Katrina debt owed to the federal government cleared under a provision in a congressional budget deal signed by President Donald Trump. Dillard University, Xavier...
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February 08, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to reduce rent for Louisiana flood victims still residing in temporary trailers. The Advocate of Baton Rouge reports Gov. John Bel Edwards announced rent will be reduced to $50 from March 1 through May 14, when the program...
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Newell Normand
February 07, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Our guest, Brian Riedl, talks about pork spending is idolized by both parties and the way to avoid a shutdown is to adopt a budget of the year before.



Brian Riedel is a Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow. 
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February 03, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- When a heavy rain hits New Orleans, residents move their cars to higher ground for fear of fast-rising street flooding. Knee-deep potholes can eat a car's fender. When pressure drops in the city's aging water delivery system, restaurants and cafes have to boil water to feed...
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FILE - This March 15, 2016, file photo, shows casino mogul Steve Wynn at a news conference in Medford, Mass. Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by its founder Steve Wynn, describing it as a smear campaign related to divorce proceedings from his ex-wife. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, that a number of women say they were harassed or assaulted by the casino mogul. Wynn denied the allegations personally in a printed statement. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 28, 2018 - 9:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican senators say their party should immediately consider returning contributions from casino mogul Steve Wynn in light of sexual harassment allegations against him. Wynn has been a prolific Republican donor. He led the Republican National Committee's fundraising efforts...
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In this Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 photo provided by Civil Beat, cars drive past a highway sign that says "MISSILE ALERT ERROR THERE IS NO THREAT" on the H-1 Freeway in Honolulu. The state emergency officials announced human error as cause for a statewide announcement of an incoming missile strike alert that was sent to mobile phones. (Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat via AP)
January 14, 2018 - 7:45 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A blunder that caused more than a million people in Hawaii to fear that they were about to be struck by a nuclear missile fed skepticism Sunday about the government's ability to keep them informed in a real emergency. Residents and tourists alike remained rattled a day after the...
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U.S. President Donald Trump attends a press conference at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, Vietnam Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (Kham/Pool Photo via AP)
November 12, 2017 - 1:45 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But Trump also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is sincere when he says Russia didn't interfere. "I...
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