NEW ORLEANS- The state's first black Supreme Court Chief Justice, Bernette Johnson, took her oath of office today in New Orleans.
The public ceremony was held on the steps of the Supreme Court building in the French Quarter.
Johnson succeeded Catherine "Kitty" Kimball, following her retirement.
Johnson... more »
BATON ROUGE - Kip Holden took the oath of office just ten minutes past midnight to begin his next term as East Baton Rouge Mayor-President.
Holden did the swearing in at the New Year's Eve celebrations on the renovated North Boulevard Town Square.
Local attorney Leo Berggreen administered... more »
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana State Senate has added its newest member.
Republican Jonathan Perry, of Kaplan, took his oath of office Friday, for a position he won in a special election last month.
Perry had been in the state House. His election to the vacant state Senate... more »