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Louisiana business advocates hope to avoid strict crackdown on employee misclassification

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Louisiana’s state government should not implement a strict crackdown on businesses that misclassify their employees as independent contractors, business...

Louisiana News Briefs

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Special elections for Congress set Gov. John Bel Edwards has called a March 20 special election for Louisiana voters to...

Gov. Edwards Sets Special Elections for March, April in Congressional Districts...

On Wednesday, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed proclamations setting the dates for three special elections in Louisiana, after consultation with Louisiana’s Secretary of State....

Rotary Club of Shreveport Welcomes Diversity & Inclusion

Rotary Club of Shreveport is proud to welcome Dr. Todd Jenkins, diversity and inclusion expert, as a guest speaker for the Rotary Club of...

Louisiana officials working through ‘tremendously complex’ process of COVID-19 vaccine distribution

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Louisiana officials expect to receive about the same number of COVID-19 vaccines next week as they did this week...

Board of Regents expects Louisiana to get $331M from feds for...

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Louisiana is in line to receive an estimated $331.1 million for higher education through the most recent COVID-19 federal...

BARKSDALE BEGINS FIRST PHASE ROLLOUT OF COVID-19 VACCINES

Barksdale has received its first doses of Moderna coronavirus vaccinations, and will begin administering them to base personnel starting Jan. 6, 2021.Priority recipients for...

Public Relations Association of Louisiana’s Northwest Chapter recognizes Member and Communicator...

The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL) Northwest Chapter is honored to recognize Shalisa Roland with the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau as the...

Louisiana lawmakers advance COVID-19 voting plan

By David Jacobs | The Center Square Louisiana legislative committees unanimously approved a plan Tuesday meant to ensure this spring’s elections will be held as safely...

25 states and D.C. have increased minimum wages in 2021

Josh Altic / Ballotpedia via The Center Square In 2021, the minimum wage will increase in 25 states and Washington, D.C. The size of the...