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State Capitol
WWL Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 8:58 am
The Louisiana House has approved a 34- billion dollar spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1st.
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LSU
WWL Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 8:18 am
LSU’s student-athletes are wanting their voices to be heard at the ballot box. LSU executive deputy athletic director Verge Ausberry says what has happened across the country in recent weeks has inspired the athletes to be more involved in the voting process.
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WWL Newsroom
June 11, 2020 - 7:19 am
There was a fiery debate in a House committee Wednesday as legislators argue over whether or not a resolution to study policing policy should mention race or George Floyd.
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State Capitol
WWL Newsroom
June 10, 2020 - 8:58 am
Governor Edwards signs legislation ending the auto insurance “Patriot Penalty” where military who were deployed overseas would return home to higher auto insurance rates.
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WWL Newsroom
June 10, 2020 - 7:55 am
The House Ways and Means Committee moves a series of tax relief bills for Louisiana businesses worth millions of dollars.
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WWL Newsroom
June 09, 2020 - 10:30 am
The 2020 Dead Zone in the Gulf of Mexico is projected to be four times larger this year than the Hypoxia Action Plan goal established 19 years ago called for.
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WWL Newsroom
June 09, 2020 - 8:15 am
The UNO Transportation Institute wants residents to fill out a survey detailing what they would like to see from a hypothetical Baton Rouge to New Orleans passenger rail service.
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coronavirus
WWL Newsroom
June 09, 2020 - 7:09 am
Governor Edwards says Louisiana should consider police reforms in next year’s legislative session.
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John Bel Edwards
Chris Miller
June 08, 2020 - 5:20 pm
The Louisiana Department of Health says another 2,176 people have recovered from COVID-19 since last week. Total presumed recoveries now stand at 33,904. Another 234 cases are reported, totaling 43,050. Just six deaths reported since yesterday, 2,831 people have died. Hospitalized COVID-19 patients...
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WWL Newsroom
June 08, 2020 - 11:20 am
Disaster food stamp assistance is not needed for Cristobal, but the Department of Children and Family Services is still asking the public to pre-register for what is known as DSNAP assistance.
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