WASHINGTON - The battle over President Barack Obama's health care law continues to play out today -- with congressional Republicans saying they won't nominate candidates for an advisory board that's supposed to play a role in holding down Medicare costs. The board would have the power to force payment cuts... more »
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ News 2 Louisiana will kick off the 2012 holiday season in the Baton Rouge area with its annual "Lights Before Christmas" Contest.
"Lights Before Christmas" recognizes the area's most spirited and decorative homes of the season.Viewers can nominate homes beginning Monday, November 26th through Wednesday,... more »
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge attorney Frank Simoneaux, chairman of the Louisiana Board of Ethics over a tumultuous four-year transition, will not be returning to the board. A House committee declined to approve his re-nomination Thursday. Simoneaux joined after 10 of the board's 11-members resigned in 2008.
Gov. Bobby... more »
BATON ROUGE - School board members voted unanimously tonight to nominate Dr. Bernard Taylor as the next superintendent of East Baton Rouge Parish Schools.
The board will now negotiate a contract with Taylor to officially hire him.
Dr. Taylor, who is on leave as superintendent of schools in... more »
BATON ROUGE- During fiery opening statements Wednesday, federal prosecutors told jurors former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner violated the public's trust.
Prosecutors say Painter abused... more »