House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) on Thursday night gave his first address to a public audience since he was shot in the hip in June, telling Louisianans he cannot wait to “get back home.”
The White House on Wednesday issued a statement on President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s personal donation to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey victims, detailing which organizations will receive money.
The fact-checking website Snopes, which has been cited on several media outlets including CNN and MSNBC, falsely suggested this week that Hurricane Katrina was the only cause of flooding to impact Louisiana.
President Donald Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency for Louisiana and ordered federal assistance to the state to help responders with disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.) is set to return to work when Congress reconvenes in September after the August recess concludes, according to a fellow Louisiana congressman.
Members of both the Democratic and Republican congressional baseball teams will wear Louisiana State University gear at Thursday’s annual Congressional Baseball Game in honor of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R., La.), who was shot and injured in an attack on Wednesday.
The director of a Veterans Affairs hospital in Louisiana has been fired for misconduct and failure to follow policy after serving a scandal-ridden three years in his position.
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, pledged a $4.3 million taxpayer-funded grant to a chemical manufacturing company owned in part by the Chinese government.