Political redistricting happens every decade after the Census is conducted; it’s a chance to draw new political district boundaries based on population changes. The goal is to create equitable, competitive districts.
A Louisiana State trooper accused of striking and killing a pedestrian with his vehicle in Jasper County, Texas, in August has been arrested for intoxication manslaughter, according to Louisiana State Police.
Orleans Parish prosecutors have refused more felony cases than they have accepted in the first eight months of District Attorney Jason Williams' term, a study by the Metropolitan Crime Commission found
Six plaintiffs have filed a federal civil suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District alleging that Louisiana State University violated their rights under Title IX, because the university failed to protect them from what the lawsuit calls a “successful serial sexual predator.”
“Our infrastructure is crumbling and communities are flooding, but Sen. Kennedy voted against billions of dollars to improve our roads and protect Louisiana communities from natural disasters,” said Mixon.