Gov. John Bel Edwards announced during a news conference Thursday, Oct. 8 he has signed an executive order that will keep Louisiana in Phase 3 of the White House’s guidelines for reopening the economy until Nov. 6.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Thursday, Sept. 17 he altered his Phase 3 order to allow the on-site sale and consumption of alcohol until 11 p.m. at restaurants, casinos, and bars in parishes that are eligible to opt in to reopen bars.
Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that opens for three weeks, beginning at 8 a.m. September 8.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said during a news conference Tuesday, Sept. 8 that his decision on whether to keep the state in Phase Two or move to Phase Three of reopening would come sometime before the current order is set to expire Friday, Sept. 11.
Thousands of Louisianans who cannot afford rent because of the coronavirus will not be kicked out of their homes for the rest of the year thanks to a new federal policy that took effect Wednesday, Sept. 2.
Louisiana recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits who are not already receiving the maximum amount for their household size will receive supplements in August to bring them up to the max
Gov. Edwards says the state will receive the money from FEMA by the end of this week and he anticipates the Louisiana Workforce Commission will begin making the additional $300 in unemployment benefits to residents sometime during the week of Aug 24 to Aug. 28.
Governor John Bel Edwards announced during a news conference Thursday, Aug. 13 the state has received guidance from the federal government on how to comply with President Donald Trump’s executive order which called for additional unemployment benefits.
The Southland Conference Board of Directors has determined that league competition in the sports of football, volleyball, women’s soccer and cross country will be postponed from the fall semester with an intent to explore conference competition in the spring semester.
Parents can use the email address linked here to report concerns about schools not complying with a minimum of the state’s in-person instruction safety guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Power Five conference commissioners held an “emergency meeting” on Sunday, August 9, to talk about the feasibility of playing the 2020 college football season in the fall, according to ESPN, which cited several sources.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the governors of five other states announced a major bipartisan interstate compact with the Rockefeller Foundation today to expand the use of rapid point-of-care antigen tests to slow the spread of COVID-19 and continue safely reopening the states.
The Cameron Parish School Board has delayed the return date for students to Friday, Aug. 14. The deadline to apply for virtual registration in Cameron has also been extended, to noon on Wednesday, July 29.
In a weekly report compiled by the White House Coronavirus Task Force, 51 parishes are being classified in a so-called ‘Red Zone’, suggesting further restrictions to help control the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
Family members of inmates at Allen Correctional Center in Kinder are upset with how COVID-19 is being handled. They say those who test positive are not being properly separated from others and they’re concerned about medical care being provided.
A prison guard who worked at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola for nearly a quarter of a century has died from COVID-19, according to Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DOC) Secretary James Le Blanc.
The back-and-forth between Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Gov. John Bel Edwards continues.Landry on Monday released a three-page response to Edwards’ letter to him last week - a letter the governor wrote in response to Landry’s opinion that Edwards’ executive order closing bars and impo
Today (Thursday, July 16), Governor John Bel Edwards announced the launch of what will be at least a $24 million emergency rental assistance program for renters experiencing financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office (LSFMO) and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) issued a joint statement Wednesday, July 15 warning those business owners and others that their “look the other way” approach is not in-line with the state mandate.