Following Wednesday’s announcement, action has been planned across New Orleans and Louisiana in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters asking for justice in Louisville.
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana issued a ruling today supporting Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request to implement a safer emergency election plan that includes more mail-in voting options.
Gov. John Bel Edwards released guidelines today for what Phase 3 may look like across much of Louisiana, but it may not be as much of a “return to normal” as many had hoped.
Lawmakers are concerned after National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe announced on Saturday that his office will stop giving in-person election security briefings to Congress on Capitol Hill.
As the Gulf Coast braces for two tropical weather system impacts, people in New Orleans are getting a bit of a reprieve. At Sunday’s 4:00 p.m. update, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) shifted the forecasted track for Hurricane Marco, stating that they now expect the storm to remain more offshore, finally coming inland closer to […]
With two tropical systems set to impact the New Orleans area this week, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board (SWBNO) is racing to complete infrastructure work and pump repairs before the systems arrive. Hurricane Marco is forecast to impact the New Orleans area on Monday morning, with what is expected to become Hurricane Laura […]
A report released today by the Republican-led intelligence committee concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a Russian hack of the Democratic Party during the 2016 presidential election in an effort to help Donald Trump become the president. In the more than 1,000 page report, the committee finds that Putin intended to “harm the Clinton […]
Today, Judge Martin L.C. Feldman ruled in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana to uphold Gov. John Bel Edwards’ restrictions on bars. Edwards re-closed bars across the state in July in an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19.
The Orleans Parish Prison Reform Coalition (OPPRC) delivered a selection from over 700 letters written by members to consent decree overseers Judge Lance M. Africk and Magistrate Michael B. North last week, urging them to halt progress on the “Phase III” expansion of the Orleans Parish jail. The 89-bed expansion was originally meant to house […]
Local advocacy groups and national experts are sounding the alarm in response to recent executive orders signed by President Trump.
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