In The News
In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Gulf Coast supporters of reforming the national flood insurance program are ramping up efforts to get Congress to act.
“It’s going to put more attention on" concerns about the flood insurance program, said Windell Curole, general manager for the South Lafourche Levee District Board of Commissioners.
Louisiana representatives in the U.S. House split 4-1 along party lines on a bill to expand the federal government's authority to deport or detain immigrants who are suspected of gang activity and, according to critics, to promote racial profiling and erode due process.
Deer season is quickly approaching and many deer hunters enjoy the sport while providing food for their families. But hunters have been prevented from hunting deer with dogs in national forests in our area.
Zack Wilson traveled to Guatemala to build a church kitchen and give Hot Wheels cars to children while spreading the word of God for his Shreveport church.
That was in March.
In a Capitol Hill battle over the financial industry's use of arbitration clauses in contracts to limit class-action lawsuits, a key undecided Republican has attracted the attention of bank lobbyists and consumer advocates.
In a Capitol Hill battle over the financial industry’s use of arbitration clauses in contracts to limit class-action lawsuits, a key undecided Republican has attracted the attention of bank lobbyists and consumer advocates.
U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana has secured more than 120 of his House colleagues' signatures on the "Commitment to Civility" pledge, but he'd like land President Trump.
"I would love for him to sign it," Johnson, R-Benton, said in an interview with The Times Editorial Board Tuesday.
For the third time since 2013 property taxes are going down in Webster Parish.
Tax Assessor Morris Guin announced Tuesday he’s returning $500,000 to taxpayers through reduced property assessments. That brings to $1.5 million the total amount of tax savings in the past four years.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the airports in Leesville and Minden will receive federal grants totaling $4,355,800 that will go to airport improvements.