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Treasurer Kennedy Puts NGOs on Notice

Deadline Set for Turnover to Office of Debt Recovery of over $4 million Owed to Taxpayers BATON ROUGE, LA – During remarks made to the Baton Rouge Press Club today, State Treasurer ...

Was Murphy Painter sandbagged because he refused to go along with Jindal subterfuge?

What at first appeared to be a slam-dunk sexual harassment case against former commissioner of the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) Murphy J. Painter is beginning ...

Department of Revenue to close all state satellite offices except New Orleans

BATON ROUGE (CNS)—Get ready, Louisiana taxpayers. If you encounter a need for a one-on-one meeting with a Louisiana Department of Revenue spokesperson to discuss your state taxes ...

Participation by private foundation in LSU Medical Center negotiations could present legal problems

A knotty legal question may have arisen from the actions by the LSU Health Sciences Foundation in Shreveport to hire a national consulting firm and law firm with expertise in arranging ...

Louisiana ranked as 10th worst-run state in nation

BATON ROUGE (CNS)—Louisiana has the 10th worst-run state government in the nation, according to a study just released by 24/7 Wall Street, an independent research company. While acknowledging ...

Louisiana has fifth-highest crime rate, third highest poverty rate in nation, studies show

BATON ROUGE—Louisiana had the fifth-highest violent crime rate in the nation in 2011, according to the FBI’s latest statistics, which link the rate with the state’s poverty rate, ...

Joint legislative committees to consider OGB contract with BCBS on Thursday: former agency executive skeptical of administration claims

BATON ROUGE (CNS)—A former employee of the Louisiana Office of Group Benefits OGB) has taken issue with several points in the proposed contract between the Division of Administration ...

Incumbents/opponents in 3rd Congressional District race thrive financially during recession

BATON ROUGE—There’s an old joke about an honest congressman who refused to take advantage of his position to enrich himself and was defeated for re-election because his constituents ...

Supreme Court candidates receive $833,000 in contributions, much of that from 200 attorneys

BATON ROUGE —The eight candidates vying for a seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court in next Tuesday’s have raised more than $833,000 in campaign contributions, much of that as may ...

52 parishes to receive $68.8 million settlement of long standing natural gas pipeline litigation

Fifty-two Louisiana parishes will receive $68.8 million in a settlement of a long-running dispute between three natural gas pipeline companies and Louisiana parish tax assessors. Altogether, ...

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