- Governor candidates back allowing local tax hikes for roads Updated: Jul-31-15 5:22 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Louisiana's four major candidates for governor told a packed audience of local elected officials Friday that they support giving municipalities more authority to raise their own taxes for roadwork.
- Republicans draw in more money for top La. statewide races Updated: Jul-27-15 8:23 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Republicans are outraising Democrats in Louisiana's top two races on the Oct. 24 ballot, for governor and lieutenant governor - and pouring more of their own money into their competitions as well, according to the latest campaign reports.
- La. office cuts payment to pageant, citing fewer TV viewers Updated: Jul-23-15 7:50 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's lieutenant governor says the state tourism office is cutting in half the money it committed to pay the 2015 Miss USA pageant because the pageant was not carried on NBC or Univision as had been planned.
- Dardenne to Jindal: End state spending on campaign travel Updated: Jul-23-15 7:04 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne, a Republican running for governor, wants taxpayers to stop footing the bill for Gov. Bobby Jindal's presidential campaign travel.
- Vitter: $1.3M raised in latest quarter for governor's race Updated: Jul-20-15 1:32 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - U.S. Sen. David Vitter continues his strong fundraising in the Louisiana governor's race.