Bill Cassidy

Chris Miller
January 21, 2020 - 11:20 am
As the Senate impeachment trial gets underway, Louisiana's two U.S. senators are likely to remain among President Trump's allies. Both senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy have been dismissive of House Democrats' driver to impeach the president, and political analyst Ron Faucheux doesn't expect...
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Jim Hanzo
December 05, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Senator Bill Cassidy introduces bipartisan legislation that will allow parents to receive a larger child tax credit in their year after they have a kid, or adopt. The child tax credit is currently 2,000 dollars a year, and Cassidy says this bill would allow them to borrow against the next six years...
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WWL Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:52 am
Senator Bill Cassidy wants parents to receive a larger child tax credit in their year after they have a child, or adopt. The senior Louisiana U.S. Senator has introduced a bill to do that without adding to the federal debt. The child tax credit is currently $2,000 a year. Cassidy says his bill...
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Jim Hanzo
November 19, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Legislation that would direct hundreds of millions of dollars more in offshore oil and gas revenue to Louisiana clears a Senate Committee. If it gets signed into law the change could result in a windfall for the state. Senator Bill Cassidy, who authored the legislation, says it is constitutionally...
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Jim Hanzo
November 15, 2019 - 2:53 pm
The time for fundraising and voter persuasion in the gubernatorial race is now over and both campaigns are pushing hard to drive voters out to the polls Saturday. Republicans have leaned on Presidential rallies and the GOP Congressional delegation to drive interest. Senator John Kennedy is calling...
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Jim Hanzo
October 24, 2019 - 8:43 am
In the wake of the Maxwell Gruver death on the LSU campus in 2017, the state approved tougher anti-hazing laws. Now there’s a bill in Congress that would require college officials to publicly share information about student organizations that have been disciplined for hazing. The legislation has...
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WWL Newsroom
July 19, 2019 - 7:34 am
Louisiana Senators are leading an effort to extend and improve the National Flood Insurance Program. The legislation proposed includes affordability vouchers to help low and middle income residents in the state pay their premiums Louisiana, even if their flood risk has increased. “Imagine the...
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May 17, 2019 - 6:57 am
US Senator Bill Cassidy wants to put an end to surprise medical billing and he is working with a bipartisan collection of Senators. Known as the STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act, Cassidy says a care provider would be paid the cost difference between a patients in-network cost sharing and the median...
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April 30, 2019 - 6:53 pm
Matt Doyle | WWL.com A Shreveport Senator railed against vaccinations on the floor of the Louisiana Senate during discussion of a bill that would allow adults to opt in to the statewide immunization database. John Milkovich claimed there’s a “very contentious scientific debate” about the safety of...
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David Blake
April 15, 2019 - 6:18 pm
Louisiana U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy is hoping there be a breakthrough to get many Louisiana residents at least some of their money back from a giant Ponzi scheme. The convicted thief is Allen Stanford, who offered investors a deal that was way to good to be true and while he's serving a 110 year...
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