Fantasy Sports tax and regulation bill awaiting its first hearing in the Senate
House approved Fantasy sports regulation is halfway to final passage as a bill that would tax the activity will soon receive a hearing in a Senate committee.
Louisiana unemployment rate is lowest on record
The state’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate is the lowest on record dating back to 1976.
2018 was another record breaking year for Louisiana tourism
A record breaking 51.3 million tourists visited Louisiana in 2018, a nine percent increase over 2017.
Sports betting legalization advances in Senate
A law that would allow a parish by parish vote on the legalization of sports gambling at established gaming sites passed a Senate Judiciary Committee 3-1.
LSU Sports Venues To See Pricing Restructuring
The LSU Board of Supervisors approves a new pricing structure for football and baseball, the first price change since 2014 and 2015 respectively.
St. Tammany Parish Coroner declares NFC Championship game a homicide
The St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s office has ruled Sunday’s Bayou Burglary as a homicide.
Louisiana one of 9 states reporting high flu activity
Louisiana is one of nine states reporting a high activity level for flu-like illnesses. That's according to CDC's latest U.S. Influenza Surveillance report.
85,000 Louisianans Getting Checks From Treasury Before Years End
The checks will be up to $1,500.
Senator Danny Martiny To Bring Back Sports Betting Bill Next Year
Kenner Senator Danny Martiny told Senate Judiciary B Committee that he plans to bring back a bill next legislative session to legalize sports betting.
United Cajun Navy Making Rescues During Hurricane Florence
The United Cajun Navy is currently in North Carolina as the area is experiencing massive flooding from Hurricane Florence.