By Adrian Dubose | LSU Manship School News Service
The LSU Board of Supervisors voted 9-2 Friday to urge the Louisiana Department of Health to add COVID-19 shots to a list of mandated vaccinations for college students once federal regulators give full approval to the vaccines.
Governor John Bel Edwards has issued a state of emergency due to the potential weather threats associated with Potential Tropical Cyclone 3, a tropical system expected to impact the Gulf Coast this weekend.
“Over the last six to eight weeks, we’ve seen an increase in RSV and parainfluenza-- two viruses that we commonly see in the winter months,” said Dr. Leron Finger, a chief quality officer at Children’s Hospital New Orleans.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber announced Wednesday, June 16, the online retail giant Amazon will be opening a new fulfillment center at the former site of the Cortana Mall in Baton Rouge.
Sexual misconduct claims against Keith Cunningham could go to trial, a Louisiana attorney hopes. A court filing details employee allegations that Cunningham made sexual advances toward a woman under his leadership.
“This building is incredibly important to New Orleans economy to the hospitality industry and to our residents itself so we want every world-class event that’s looking for a home to consider the superdome in its selection process its good for the city its good for the building it’s good for the team,” said Martindale.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry issued a statement Tuesday, June 15 shortly after a federal judge ruled in favor of a lawsuit filed by Landry and 12 other states’ attorneys general against President Joe Biden’s administration.
Gov. John Bel Edwards is looking closely at a bill that would allow most people to be able to carry their firearms concealed without taking a training course but the bill’s chances of being signed into law are looking slim-to-none.
State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced today that more than 76,000 people will receive Unclaimed Property checks totaling $16.9 million after the Louisiana Department of Treasury used data matches to update addresses.