Eleven children were hit by gunfire in April of 2019. That’s more than any of the last 16 months, according to a report issued by NOLA.com.
On Saturday (May 4) New Orleans voters approved a millage consolidating taxes for New Orleans parks and recreation organizations.
Louisiana is considering HB452, which would effectively list a widely popular herbal supplement, kratom, as a Schedule I substance in the state.
A bill that would allow Lousiana patients to inhale medical marijuana passed out of committee on Wednesday.
On Monday, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced the latest efforts in her initiative to close the digital divide in New Orleans. Reconnect NOLA is a community device repair clinic that will focus on minor fixes that can restore residents’ access to the Internet. The clinic has been created through a partnership between the City’s Information Technology […]
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. announced on Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination in the 2020 elections.
This week the Louisiana legislature has advanced three bills aimed at redirecting some of New Orleans’ tax dollars away from the tourism industry towards infrastructure. Several people have traveled to the state capitol to testify in support of HB521, HB522, and HB573, including the Mayor herself. “I’d like to talk about something that’s often overlooked […]
Louisiana’s unemployment is the lowest it’s been since 2008 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
U.S. Successfully Removes Sexual Health From UN Resolution Aimed At Preventing Rape As Weapon of WarApril 22, 2019
The United States has threatened to use a veto against a United Nations resolution intended to prevent rape from being used as a weapon of war.
Mayor LaToya Cantrell was unapologetic today as she defended her decision to lower the threshold for triggering a ticket from traffic cameras in school zones. Cantrell addressed the City Council Budget Committee on Monday morning, in a rare, in-person appearance. Until Feb. 4 of this year, the city had a publicly-announced policy that the threshold […]
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