Department leaders sat in front of the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday, as Legislators continue taking an early look at next fiscal year’s budget. 

Sue Lincoln

The House Appropriations Committee has started looking at next fiscal year’s state budget. 

Sitting in front of the committee Tuesday, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne said while they look ahead, they also have to look back at last year’s budget. 


Just in time for another runoff election, there’s a new book out about last year’s race.

Long Shot is the story of the 2015 race for governor, as told from the campaign trail, and it was everything that we love about Louisiana politics.”

S. Lincoln

With their report due January first, the Governor’s Task Force on Transportation Infrastructure Investment is finalizing their suggestions for reducing the state’s $13-billion backlog of road work.

U.S. Justice Action Reform Network

Governor John Bel Edwards, in Washington Thursday to lobby the lame duck Congress for more flood aid for the state, didn’t equivocate while participating in the U.S. Justice Action Network’s Google Summit on Criminal Justice Reform.