- Senate panel would allow marijuana vendors to use banks Updated: Jul-23-15 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON - A Senate panel voted Thursday to make it easier for businesses that legally produce and sell marijuana to do business with banks and other financial services providers.
- Lawmakers back company responsible for decade-old Gulf leak Updated: Jul-16-15 4:40 am
WASHINGTON - Capitol Hill lawmakers from Louisiana have intervened on behalf of a New Orleans company that has failed to stop a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico but lobbied for a refund of money reserved for spill containment work, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press through public records requests.
- Fort Polk to lose 388 troops amid Army cuts Updated: Jul-09-15 2:58 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Fort Polk Army base in central Louisiana is in line to lose 388 troops as the Army announces cuts in active duty forces.