Latest Weather Blog
Swearing-in ceremony for Louisiana's new treasurer on Dec. 5
BATON ROUGE- Louisiana's newest state treasurer will be sworn into office Dec. 5.
Treasurer-elect John Schroder's swearing-in ceremony will be held in Kenner that evening, followed by a reception. It falls the day after the election results are official, according to the Secretary of State's office.
Schroder, a Republican former lawmaker who pledged to keep a tight watch on Louisiana's finances, won the Nov. 18 special election with 56 percent of the vote. The business owner and real estate developer defeated Democratic lawyer Derrick Edwards to be Louisiana's chief money manager and investment officer.
The competition was unable to catch the attention of most voters, with record-low turnout.
Schroder will fill the seat vacated by John Kennedy, a Republican who left the job early after winning election to the U.S. Senate.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Deputies seize more than 3,000 fentanyl pills after months-long investigation into huge...
Zachary police investigating afternoon shooting; search for gunman expands
Tensions rise at EBR schoolboard meeting after promise of 8% staff pay...
Pool company a no-show following repair requests
USACE to begin the largest study on the Mississippi River
LSU baseball prepares for NCAA Regional play
LSU, Tulane to meet in first round of Baton Rouge Regional as...
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season
A candid conversation with Kim Mulkey - Watch the half-hour special on...