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, …
Between August 8 and August 14, Louisiana was battered by roughly 6.9 trillion gallons of rain. As the flooding there continues, 40,000 homes have been damaged; 13 people are dead. And some observers are wondering when the …
U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of major disaster for Louisiana on Sunday after heavy rains and substantial flooding claimed upwards of 11 lives. The count of those missing is still unknown, and the flood has been …
If red snapper management is ultimately turned over to the individual Gulf states through Garret Graves’ bill currently moving through Congress, the program would come with a $10,039,000 price tag for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and …
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. …
BATON ROUGE (News Release) - Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB) will host the Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off this weekend, on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The ninth annual cook …
After severely heavy rainstorms hit the central U.S. Gulf Coast on Friday, areas of Louisiana and Mississippi have since experienced record levels of flooding. Over the weekend as several rivers overflowed and dangerous conditions disrupted …