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Stories with person: Neil Riser
  • LGBT anti-discrimination employment bill advances in Senate 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:48 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Senators advanced a proposal to ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, moments after an initial vote appeared to stall the measure in committee.

  • How senators voted on the equal pay, minimum wage bills 
    Updated: Mar-31-16 4:18 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A majority of members on the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee backed bills championed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to raise Louisiana's minimum wage and to mandate equal pay for men and women doing the same work. Here are the votes that moved the bills to the full Senate for debate: