WASHINGTON – Slowly but steadily, support is building behind President Barack Obama's health care legislation in the House, the result of intense lobbying and politically targeted changes aimed at reassuring waverers and winning over critics.
The debate on banning smoking in bars and casinos could heat up again this legislative session.
The state campaign for tobacco-free living is pushing lawmakers to add those establishments to the list of places Louisiana residents can't light up.
SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport fire captain was placed on paid leave today after being accused of disturbing the peace.
The Shreveport Times reports fire Captain Terry Best allegedly confronted and fought his brother's live-in-girlfriend over a car pay