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Posted 8:05 AM 10/6/2015 by Mark Armstrong
BATON ROUGE- Civil Service Commissioner Pete Fremin said he's "very disappointed" that more than 35,000 rank-and-file state workers didn't get their yearly pay raise.
"This is the fourth or fifth year it's happened," said Fremin.
Every year Louisiana workers get graded on how hard (More)
Posted 5:46 PM 10/5/2015 by APNewsNow
BATON ROUGE- More than 35,000 of Louisiana's rank-and-file classified employees received their favorable evaluations, but they're not getting their pay raises. Officials at most state government agencies say they don't have the money and would have to lay off (More)
Posted 10:15 AM 10/2/2015 by Trey Schmaltz
BATON ROUGE - Members of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board discussed the first steps to returning students to Istrouma High School Thursday night.
At a committee meeting among board members, the group approved regaining control of the facility from the Recovery School Board. The (More)
Posted 8:05 AM 10/1/2015 by Troy Gaulden
DENHAM SPRINGS - The Denham Springs Police Department wants to hire more reserve police officers to patrol the streets of the city.Right now, the police department has five reserve officers. Denham Springs Mayor Gerard Landry wants to eventually have reserves riding in two-man units (More)
Posted 7:46 AM 9/30/2015 by Joe Hagan
BATON ROUGE- A section of Highway 73 in Geismar was shut down early Wednesday morning for repairs to the railroad crossing.
The road will be closed between Highway 30 and River Road. DOTD advises drivers to use LA 57 and LA 30 as alternate routes.
The road will reopen Saturday, October 3rd at 5 a.m.
Posted 7:39 AM 9/29/2015 by Mark Armstrong
BATON ROUGE - LSU's president wants the next governor to put his money where his mouth is.
President F. King Alexander told the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday he wants the next governor to help stop slashing state funds for colleges, invest in workforce training, and provide more money for (More)