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Stories with person: David Vitter
  • Internet sales tax proposal opposed by GOP Senate candidates 
    Updated: Jun-29-16 6:52 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Three of the main Republican contenders for Louisiana's U.S. Senate seat said Wednesday they oppose proposed federal legislation to require companies to collect sales taxes on Internet purchases.

  • Obama signs major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules into law 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 12:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed the first major overhaul of toxic chemicals rules in 40 years into law on Wednesday, calling it proof that Washington can function despite intense polarization.

  • No prosecution of man caught recording sheriff, others 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 4:18 am

    GRETNA, Louisiana - Citing insufficient evidence, the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office has decided against prosecuting a private investigator for a firm hired by U.S. Sen. David Vitter during last fall's governor's race.