Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser’s office is in talks with about 15 potential partners who want to set up businesses at Louisiana state parks, Nungesser said Monday.
Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday expressed concern about potentially paying back business owners who were taxed twice on out-of-state income because of a law that has been ruled unconstitutional.
The Louisiana Legislative Auditor says five of 60 Medicaid recipients it studied, or eight percent, did not qualify for the program. Auditors say the results suggest the state has been making payments on behalf of thousands of Medicaid participants who should have been ruled ineligible.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday called into question the government’s ability to declare a piece of land to be protected habitat for an animal that doesn’t live there. The ruling also indicates landowners’ growing ability to challenge government decisions about their property, an attorney in the case said.