- Va. House speaker raises $550,000 in final weeks of primary Updated: Jun-01-15 8:20 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell has a dominant cash advantage over his tea party rival in the run-up to the June 9 primary election, though his opponent is getting help from big names in national politics.
- Key piece of budget-balancing plan meets resistance in House Updated: Jun-01-15 8:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Lawmakers in the House have stalled a key piece of legislation sought by Gov. Bobby Jindal as part of the state's budget-balancing plan, a bill designed to allow the governor to maintain his record against tax increases.
- Budget puzzle remains largest issue in session's final weeks Updated: May-16-15 11:26 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's public colleges and public health care services started the legislative session in shaky financial shape, facing the risk of deep slashing in the coming months. As lawmakers passed the midpoint of their work, those programs face no greater financial certainty.
- Rubio tax plan shows challenge of GOP wage-stagnation fight Updated: May-07-15 5:35 pm
DENVER - In the traffic jam that is the Republican presidential race, Sen. Marco Rubio stands out - and not just for his youth and blue-collar, Cuban-American biography.