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  • Work could begin next year on juvenile center

    November 11, 2013 9:50 AM

    LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) - Crews could break ground sometime next summer on a new complex for the Calcasieu Parish Office of Juvenile Justice Services. Director Dane Bolin tells the American Press that New Jersey-based Justice Solution Group will help design the facility. The new complex will be built next... more »
  • Bourg road to be widened next year

    June 11, 2012 5:20 AM

    BOURG, La. (AP) - A narrow, heavily traveled road in Bourg is set to be widened next year. The Country Drive widening project is now in the land-acquisition phase, according to The Courier . The project will widen each of the existing lanes from 9 to 11 feet and add... more »
  • Congressman objects to ferry closures next year

    May 22, 2012 6:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A New Orleans congressman is asking Gov. Bobby Jindal to reconsider his plans to close two ferries in south Louisiana. U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond sent a letter to Jindal on Monday criticizing the shut-down of ferries at Edgard and White Castle. Jindal recommended their closure... more »
  • House plans to debate $25B budget for next year

    May 10, 2012 7:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana House expects to spend much of the day Thursday debating next year's $25 billion budget. The spending plans would pay for agency operating expenses and programs in the new fiscal year that begins July 1. At issue among conservative lawmakers is how much... more »
  • State employees could get pay raises next year

    March 9, 2012 10:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has opened the door for pay raises for some state employees in the next fiscal year. Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater says agencies aren't getting money to pay for salary boosts. But The Advocate reports that Rainwater says agencies can give... more »
  • Beads vs. Footballs Next Year in New Orleans

    February 25, 2012 11:07 PM

    New Orleans, which prides itself on its ability to handle huge sports and cultural events, may get its biggest test next year when the Super Bowl arrives in the middle of Carnival. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, falls on Feb. 12, 2013, with parades traditionally about two weeks before that... more »
  • For Mardi Gras float makers, next year is here

    February 20, 2012 10:06 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Carnival in New Orleans is building toward the out-of-control crescendo of Fat Tuesday. But Barry Kern and his team of float-builders and artists are already planning for next year's party. Kern's Mardi Gras World studio has been operating for more than 50 years and makes or... more »
  • La. Senate approves $25B budget for next year

    June 20, 2011 6:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana senators overwhelmingly supported a $25 billion budget that contains hundreds of millions less in cuts than the House sought but that senators hope represents a compromise that can win support before the session ends this week. The 2011-12 budget - approved 36-2 Sunday night... more »

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