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Louisiana congressman Steve Scalise was one of just 11 members of the U.S. House of Representatives to be rated a “Taxpayer Super Hero” by the government watchdog group the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste in its recently updated 2017 Congressional Ratings.
Dredging funds keep flowing in to the Port of Morgan City.
Just three months after learning that the port’s annual funds to dredge its waterways will double in 2019, port leaders learned they will get another $28 million in dredging funds to use during the next two years.
U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins recently submitted two bills to Congress that would change the landscape of school security for the country’s 95,230 public schools.
Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) hosted a school safety roundtable today with representatives from school districts and law enforcement agencies across Louisiana's 3rd District.
Higgins spoke with KPLC to preview a meeting on school safety Tuesday in Lafayette.
"It's apart of the national narrative as it should be," Higgins said.
Higgins said he'll be taking a step back, and listening to school and law enforcement officials from throughout the state, getting ideas he can take back to Washington.
Congressman Clay Higgins visited Lafayette to learn more about hunger affecting people in the district.
He met with Second Harvest Food Bank staff and toured their facility.
For Louisiana’s Entergy customers, it’s going to be a very nice summer.
The corporate tax rate slashed from 35 percent to 21 percent, but are any of those tax savings businesses are getting being passed on to customers?
Homes that buy their electricity from Entergy Louisiana will see their monthly bills drop nearly 5 percent starting with the May invoice coming out in the next two weeks.
It’s part of a write-off of the savings the corporation received from the federal tax cut that was passed by Congress in December.
Lawmakers are calling for measures to combat foreign countries’ alleged theft of American universities’ research and scientific discoveries.