BATON ROUGE - Top officials in Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration used personal email accounts to craft a media strategy for cutting Medicaid - a method of communication that can make it more difficult to track under public records laws.
Jindal, now in his second term, has become a... more »
WASHINGTON - The Federal Communications Commission says the nation's four largest wireless carriers have agreed to make emergency 911 texts available nationwide by May 2014. Major rollouts of the texting system are expected next year. The agency said Thursday that under the agreement with AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, more... more »
BATON ROUGE- Lots of talk around Baton Rouge Wednesday followed Tuesday night's continued feud between Mayor Kip Holden and the Metro Council.
The back-and-forth battles have persisted all year involving budgets, the fourth attempt at a bond proposal and projects to grow downtown Baton Rouge, among other topics. The... more »
BATON ROUGE- About one dozen people helped clean up a Glen Oaks area business after a fire early this morning.
Fire investigators say someone broke into Big Tyme Communication by pushing an air-conditioning unit inside the rear of the building.
It appears they climbed in through that space... more »
State leaders give themselves a "10" for upgrading communications. Katrina exposed the flaw, but agencies essentially work as one now.
With the help of new radios, an exclusive frequency system and mobile communications center ready at a moment's notice, the state of Louisiana says it's ready to handle a... more »
Political strategist James Carville says he thinks President Obama has not been given the information he needs to handle the Gulf oil crisis. He blames the administration for the communication breakdown. Carville was the keynote speaker at the LSU Law Center graduation. He says state and local governments can not... more »