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  • Panel rejects $800 million Baton Rouge loop plan

    October 21, 2015 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A state panel has rejected an engineering firm's bid to build an $800 million, high-speed toll road around Baton Rouge. The decision came Tuesday after a consultant hired by the state said the project could cost taxpayers up to $400 million, which backers disputed. Sherri LeBas, secretary of... more »
  • Demolition likely for Houston Astrodome

    November 6, 2013 8:17 AM

    HOUSTON - Texas voters have rejected a plan to convert the shuttered Houston Astrodome into a convention center and have likely doomed the iconic stadium to demolition. Tuesday's referendum would have authorized Harris County to issue up to $217 million in bonds to turn the world's first multipurpose domed... more »
  • Judge refuses to suspend BP settlement payments

    August 28, 2013 10:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has rejected BP's latest request to suspend settlement payments to Gulf Coast residents and businesses while former FBI Director Louis Freeh leads an independent investigation of the program, which compensates victims of the company's 2010 oil spill. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's order Wednesday... more »
  • Senate rejects move to stop Common Core standards

    May 23, 2013 2:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Senate has killed a resolution that sought to keep the state from using a set of uniform national standards for public school testing, called Common Core standards. The action Thursday came a day after the Senate Education Committee advanced the proposal without taking action. Senators... more »
  • LSU rebuffs public records request from newspaper

    February 14, 2013 8:54 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will continue to keep secret the names and qualifications of candidates in the running to become the university's next president after rejecting a public records request from The Advocate. The Advocate formally requested access last week to the applications, background materials and other information related to... more »

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