Statewide News

Tips for Choosing Carpeting for Your Home

(StatePoint) Is updating your flooring on your home improvement to-do list this season? From color to style to performance, there’s a lot to consider.

Jindal dismisses rumors of local business tax hike

Governor Jindal put the rumor of possible tax increases to rest. The House of Representatives was considering a secret tax plan that would cost local businesses $500 million over four years at a cost of $1.3 billion.

Louisiana State Senate holds Military Family Day to honor fallen soldiers

Senators honored Louisiana's fallen on Tuesday, May 6. Another nine soldiers were added to the list of Louisiana's military that were killed in action.

Jindal on voucher ruling: ‘We will fund it through the budget’

Today the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that the funding for the state’s education voucher program is unconstitutional.

La. Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Budget maneuvers continue at the Capitol

Both Democrats and Republicans are coming together and reporting bills unfavorably out of committee to make sure those bills were not killed and can be used in the upcoming budget debate.

Law to ban social media while driving gains support from lawmakers

A bill that bans accessing social media sites while driving is gaining more support at the Capitol. The House Committee on Transportation and Highways is passing on a bill that came through the senate without issues.

Audit: Louisiana food stamp program overpaid millions in benefits, possible fraud

An oversight allowed for the overpayment of millions in benefits for recipients of the Louisiana food stamp program, an audit revealed.

Connect with Your Children Outdoors this Summer

(StatePoint) Do you have treasured childhood memories of spending time outdoors with your parents or grandparents? This summer, take the time to share this experience with your own children.

How to Prepare Fast, Inexpensive Family Meals

(StatePoint) There are unlimited excuses you can make to skip cooking.