President Donald Trump has issued a federal emergency declaration for Louisiana as a storm that’s flooded Houston dumps heavy bands of rain on that state.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Louisiana's preparations for Hurricane Harvey (all times local):
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BATON ROUGE — More than a year ago, Gov.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling it Louisiana’s “fiscal cliff,” and it was to be the prime topic of conversations this week when he met with Republican House Speaker Taylor Barras.