WASHINGTON- The House will vote this week to go on record as disapproving President Barack Obama's executive actions to curb deportations for millions of immigrants here illegally. Speaker John Boehner announced the plans in a closed-door meeting with House Republicans Tuesday morning, along with plans to vote next week on... more »
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has tapped White House homeland security adviser John Brennan as his nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. Obama on Monday appeared with Brennan in the East Room of the White House to name him as his pick to succeed former CIA chief David Petraeus,... more »
BATON ROUGE - Louisiana travelers can rest easier. The Department of Homeland Security announced Friday that states will be given an extension to meet the new standards of the Real ID Act.
Without this extension a state driver's license would not have been accepted as a proper form of... more »
NATCHITOCHES, La.- Northwestern State University is offering the state's first master's degree in homeland security starting this summer. It's an expansion of an adult education course currently offered that has a "concentration" in homeland security. Joe Morris, head of the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences, says the... more »
Lawmakers approved a $540,000 plan to upgrade security at the State Capitol.
They said it should not have an impact on the public's access to the building or rallies on the steps. The upgrades involve surveillance cameras and manned security shacks near driveways leading to the back of the... more »