BATON ROUGE — A decade of near-constant financial problems has taught Louisiana officials to assume the worst, be leery of good news and always look to the next shortfall.
With major hurricanes recently hitting Florida and Texas, and since some parts of Louisiana are still cleaning up after last year’s torrential rains, many property owners in the Bayou State are ask
Lt. Edward Vincent Loustalot was wounded three times as he led a small band of American Rangers up a steep cliff near Dieppe, France, on Aug. 19, 1942.
BATON ROUGE — Maybe Louisiana’s politicians are starting to take the state’s “fiscal cliff” more seriously as the $1 billion-plus budget hole edges ever closer.
Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn Wilson said the construction backlog for the state now stands at $13.4 billion, which is an increase from where it stood when he was first took over t