- Louisiana Senate race draws its first Democratic candidate Updated: Feb-04-16 4:51 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's U.S. Senate race has its first Democratic contender.
- Top Edwards budget adviser says he'll cut executive payroll Updated: Feb-02-16 6:51 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne says he will cut spending on his office's executive staff, amid criticism that Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is paying too much for his cabinet secretaries.
- State ends mandatory use of online hotel booking firm Updated: Jan-25-16 7:27 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is scrapping a requirement that Louisiana government agencies must use an out-of-state company to book their employees' hotel rooms.
- Gov. Edwards budget plan at odds with lawsuit settlement Updated: Jan-21-16 7:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. John Bel Edwards' proposal to redirect Gulf oil spill recovery money to rebalance this year's budget appears to conflict with a legal settlement the state struck two years ago, aimed at ending a lawsuit over Louisiana's "rainy day" fund.
- Edwards owes up to $155M to cover Jindal's business deals Updated: Jan-21-16 4:14 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - When Bobby Jindal exited the governor's office, he left behind a string of IOUs for his economic development deals, at least $155 million of which could come due during the next four years of Gov. John Bel Edwards' term.