Latest Louisiana State Legislature News

Republican Julia Letlow wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 5th Congressional District.

Nov. 09, 2022 00:11 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Julia Letlow wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 5th Congressional District.

Incumbents win all in Louisiana congressional races

Nov. 08, 2022 23:41 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana Rep. Clay Higgins won a fourth term Tuesday, fending off a challenge from prosecutor and fellow Republican Holden Hoggatt, who mounted a challenge focused in part on discontent with the pace of federal aid in reaching the state’s hurricane-battered southwestern...

Republican Clay Higgins wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District.

Nov. 08, 2022 23:41 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Clay Higgins wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District.

Republican Garret Graves wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District.

Nov. 08, 2022 23:41 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Garret Graves wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District.

Republican Steve Scalise wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 1st Congressional District.

Nov. 08, 2022 23:31 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Steve Scalise wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 1st Congressional District.

Democrat Troy Carter wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District.

Nov. 08, 2022 23:14 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Troy Carter wins reelection to U.S. House in Louisiana's 2nd Congressional District.

Louisiana lawmaker gets treatment for alcoholism

Sep. 27, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Rep. Stuart Bishop has entered a 30-day treatment program for alcoholism. The Republican, representing Lafayette, said in a statement that he has challenges to overcome “for the betterment of myself, my family and the great state of...

Louisiana lawmakers discuss eliminating income tax

Sep. 13, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana legislators are once again discussing a possible path toward eliminating state income tax. Lawmakers acknowledged, during Tuesday’s tax-writing committee meeting, that proposals to rid income tax is bound to meet massive fiscal hurdles, but others...