Gov. Rick Perry has named Kathy Walt as chief of staff and Jonathan Taylor as director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division (EDT). Aaron Demerson will serve as senior advisor for economic development.
Autopsy results for three heroic firefighters who were killed in the West, Texas plant explosion are raising some tough questions.
The mayor says the results indicate they should not have responded to the fire.
Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White announced today that a recent 26-state study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University found that Louisiana is a national leader in student achievement at
Attorney General Buddy Caldwell announced that more than $186 million siphoned from Louisiana's taxpayers has been recovered since February 2012 from 27 pharmaceutical manufacturers that cheated the state Medicaid program.
The explosion in West, Texas killed 15 people and destroyed homes, businesses and other buildings within 37 blocks.
Months after the destruction, one man is taking the initiative to rebuild his community.