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.
Louisiana Gov. Jon Bel Edwards (D.) called his state’s record on the gender pay gap “an embarrassment and an outrage,” but he has failed to attain gender pay equality in his own office, according to records of salaries paid in the governor’s office obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Former FEMA Director Michael Brown, who oversaw the federal response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, condemned President Obama for continuing to golf last week during his two-week vacation on Martha’s Vineyard while historic floods were devastating parts of Louisiana.
A National Institutes of Health official warned Sunday that Zika could spread across the U.S. Gulf Coast and that the mosquito-born virus could “hang around” the nation for a year or two.
The White House announced Friday that President Obama will visit Louisiana on Tuesday to see the destruction left from historic flooding that has devastated the state.