Governor Edwards has removed all remaining capacity restrictions on businesses and the mask requirement for students in public schools. Edwards says the decision comes after hitting an all-time low in COVID-related hospitalizations, and…
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But Edwards is concerned with the pace of residents getting the COVID vaccine. About 40-percent of the state’s adult population has completed the vaccine series, but nationally 50-percent of adults are fully vaccinated.
State Health Officer Doctor Joe Kanter says based on the dating website, O-K-Cupid, users who claim to be vaccinated are 14-percent more likely to find a match…
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A bill to study domestic violence fatalities in Louisiana is scheduled to receive a vote on the House floor today
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The Senate Finance Committee has approved a plan on spending one-point-five billion dollars in federal coronavirus aid. A third of the money, 563-million dollars, would go towards roads and bridges. Some of that cash will be used to widen sections of I-10, I-12, and I-20. Another 300-million would be used to improve water and sewer systems.