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  • Gay marriage name changes on driver's license start Monday

    July 2, 2015 1:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The head of Louisiana State Police says members of same-sex couples who want their married name on their driver's licenses can make that change starting Monday. Col. Mike Edmonson says computers had to be reprogrammed to change a man's last name and to check the change with... more »
  • OMV aims to ease wait times for senior drivers

    October 23, 2014 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday a pilot program they hope will help older drivers dodge the long lines and wait times often associated with the average OMV experience. The Louisiana OMV's "Senior Day" program will be held participating locations with one day of... more »
  • Tea party group wants Jindal to veto REAL ID bill

    June 9, 2014 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A local tea party group is calling on Gov. Bobby Jindal to veto a bill that allows Louisiana to issue driver's licenses that comply with the security measures of the federal REAL ID law. The Tea Party of Louisiana sent its letter to the Republican governor Monday,... more »
  • La. Senate agrees to allow REAL ID driver's licenses

    May 27, 2014 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Senate has narrowly agreed to repeal a six-year-old law that prohibits state officials from issuing driver's licenses that comply with federally-mandated security features. Under federal law, REAL ID-compliant licenses will be required to board domestic airline flights by 2016. Without such an ID, passengers will... more »
  • House backs six-year driver's license for La.

    April 30, 2014 3:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana could be on the road to a six-year driver's license. Currently, drivers must renew their licenses in the state every four years. But the House on Tuesday unanimously supported a proposal by Republican Rep. Franklin Foil, of Baton Rouge, that would change the renewal period to... more »
  • U.S. Marshal busted for leaking info to father

    December 4, 2012 7:33 PM

    A deputy U.S. Marshal was arrested for disclosing the name of an undercover agent to his father, who's accused of being part of a drug trafficking ring. Lucio Osbaldo Moya went before a U.S. Magistrate for a bond hearing in McAllen, Texas. Court documents show Moya's father passed him a... more »
  • Bill to require ID with credit card purchases fails

    April 26, 2011 7:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A bill intended to offer more protection against identity theft while shopping was squashed on the first full day of the legislative session. The bill by Rep. Regina Barrow, D-Baton Rouge, would have required people to show identification like a driver's license when making a credit... more »

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