It has happened again, another "gun free zone" has attracted another murderer at a place intended for family entertainment. People in the Grand Theater on Johnston Street in Lafayette, Louisiana had that entertainment disrupted in a violent way, ending with 3 dead and 9 injured.
Three Southern legislatures made progress on laws that could help close the gap on the lack of access that millions of its residents have to healthy, fresh food. But advocates say more work is needed to fund the efforts.
I rolled into Breaux Bridge, Louisiana during a rainstorm, with raindrops the size of gum balls falling so fast on my windshield that I can hardly see the car in front of me. It is over almost as quickly as it started.
Governor Jindal's assimilation narrative, one that is rooted in exclusion and separateness, is tone-deaf and out of touch with where we are headed as a nation.
Despite the strong case for action on climate change in Louisiana, Bobby Jindal just doesn't see the big deal. Jindal has been a leader of the "I'm not a scientist" camp of lame defenses.
Louisianaians are known for their political loyalty. Hell, we elected Edwin Edwards four times, despite three indictments, and then let him run for congress once he got out of federal pen. Bobby Jindal will know no such love from us.
Louisiana, the last state to issue a same-sex marriage license, was off to a romantic start this afternoon. The first license was issued to a couple who work for the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court and have been watching for the state to comply with the Supreme Court's Marriage Equality ruling.
As a proud son of Dixie, I reject this symbol of oppression. Both on behalf of my African-American countrymen and on behalf of my fallen ancestors. The Confederate Flag must fall -- first from our hearts, and then from our capitols.
But Jindal's time might have passed -- if it ever even existed. He's not as fresh a face on the political scene as he once was.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Trade deals are one subject (one of the very few left) which do not break down on party line. Both the Republicans and the Democrats are split over the issue, so it's not a repeat of the usual partisan battle lines. But it is a clear defeat for Obama, who lobbied hard to very little effect.
Sandy Rosenthal, founder of the grassroots group Levees.Org, is celebrating the publication of a recent New York Times story. The analysis, combined with another research paper, will contribute to the historical record of New Orleans.
Louisiana, Georgia, and Florida, we hear you want to host the Super Bowl--one of the most iconic and lucrative sports event in country. Congratulations, you've made it to the finals for states in the running for the 2019 and 2020 bidding process.
Dear God, if you are listening to Governor Jindal's prayers asking if he should run for president, please just say, "No." Louisiana cannot afford his ambitions anymore.
It's always very challenging for a parent when their child has a serious health condition. It's even more challenging when their child has a serious condition but has no health insurance to cover the needed care and emergencies.
Off-campus speech that students share on the Internet must have heightened protection from school disciplinary authority to keep whistle-blowers and rap artists safe from punishment, an attorney for a suspended Mississippi high school student told appellate judges Tuesday.