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Mark Carroll

When the state Bond Commission met Thursday, they voted to take out the governmental equivalent of a “payday loan”.


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A group of Louisiana homeowners is suing the state Department of Revenue over denial of solar tax credits.

Dawn Naquin of Theriot, Louisiana says she is "one of the people who bought solar panels with the intentions that I would be getting back a solar tax credit.”


Sue Lincoln

Governor John Bel Edwards, in cooperation with the Delta Regional Authority, announced funding Monday for seven new infrastructure projects to assist with economic development along the Mississippi River.


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“I guess we all know by now that Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the nation.”

And that’s what prompted a new performance audit by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor, looking for the reasons why. Karen LeBlanc with the auditor’s office told a state senate committee they examined data from the Department of Corrections for the years 2009 through 2015.


S. Lincoln

With Congress back from its summer recess, Governor John Bel Edwards was in Washington Thursday, pressing for more federal flood recovery funding.


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