About 40,000 homes have been damaged by the devastating floods in Louisiana. Repairing or replacing them could be particularly challenging for the more than 66,000 people who've already filed to get help from FEMA, because a majority …
Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion marked a major breakthrough for Obamacare as the first state in the Gulf South to opt into the program, a move only possible after Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards won the governor’s mansion last year. …
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Today, we continue our Presidential Geography series, a one-by-one examination of the peculiarities that drive the politics in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Today’s stop: Louisiana, the Pelican State. FiveThirtyEight spoke with …
Historic flooding continued to submerge vast swaths of southern Louisiana on Sunday, stranding residents in homes and shutting down highways. As hundreds were airlifted from a church and more than 5,000 took refuge in shelters, …
Democrats in Louisiana have caved to the political correctness of the modern age, just like Democrats in several other states have already done, suggests a prominent historian. The Louisiana Democratic Party has announced its annual …
Opposed opinions on underpants etiquette are butting up against each other in the ongoing saga of sagging. A Louisiana town wants to prohibit people from sagging, or wearing pants below the waist and exposing their underwear. The ban …
People who live here call it the "low, flat nothin.' " It is the stretch of country due east of the refineries that light up the night around Beaumont, and due west of the vast rice fields on the Louisiana line. Interstate 10 runs dead straight for miles ...
With less than 10 minutes to go in the state legislative session Monday night, Louisiana seemed poised to reform sentencing laws that allow teenage offenders to be put behind bars for life, without the possibility of parole. Under a last …
President Obama has approved a request from the governor of Louisiana for federal emergency funds to help the state …
Genesis has suspended vehicle sales, service and marketing in Louisiana indefinitely, citing word from the state's Motor Vehicle Commission that Hyundai Motor America was not properly licensed to sell the luxury brand's vehicles in the …