BATON ROUGE - A pre-filed bill says hazardous haulers might need to find a new route through areas where there are large universities.
The bill, by Rep. Regina Barrow would prohibit the transport of hazardous materials within a five mile radius of a university. The bill says there are... more »
BATON ROUGE - If new parents don't participate in parenting classes, they may have to face some consequences.
Representative Regina Barrow and the Family Preservation Study Group are trying to make it mandatory for pregnant women 20 years old and under to take parenting classes. Barrow says the younger... more »
BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge lawmaker is proposing a new 5-cent state tax on plastic bags, like those used to carry groceries bought at the store. Rep. Regina Barrow, a Democrat, filed the measure Friday for consideration in the legislative session that starts April 8. For enactment, the bill... more »
BATON ROUGE- State Representative Regina Barrow boarded a bus around 9 a.m. at Earl K Long headed to Woman's Hospital.
She ended up on on Siegen Lane and Industriplex Blvd, the closest bus stop to the hospital.
"I cannot imagine a woman, pregnant or not pregnant to get... more »
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 »