by Alice Ollstein Posted on January 26, 2015 Updated: January 26, 2015
Oil and gas companies, supported by the state, are attempting to drill in Louisiana's disappearing wetlands -- but the town of Abita Springs is fighting back.
by Josh Israel Posted on January 25, 2015 Updated: January 26, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA), a potential 2016 presidential candidate, mocked GOP colleagues for abandoning their opposition to marriage equality.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 23, 2015
Soon, you won't be able to smoke in bars in New Orleans.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on January 23, 2015
The fossil fuel and fishing industries have tenuously coexisted in Louisiana for generations. Now, a growing sector of the fishing community is speaking out, accusing the oil and gas companies of threatening their very existence.
by Kira Lerner & Alice Ollstein Posted on January 22, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
Left with few protections and without recognition from the federal government, two Louisiana tribes are forced to take matters into their own hands as their land disappears.
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on January 21, 2015 Updated: January 22, 2015
As the state loses a football field-sized area of land every hour, Louisiana's Flood Protection Authority has leveled a historic lawsuit against oil and gas companies.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 16, 2015
"There is no way to know with precision how much oil discharged into the Gulf of Mexico."
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on December 7, 2014
As the last Democrat and the last woman in statewide office, Landrieu’s widely-predicted loss will have a major impact on Louisiana.
by Alice Ollstein & Kira Lerner Posted on December 6, 2014 Updated: December 6, 2014
Election Protection volunteers have concerns stemming from the state’s long history of voter suppression and problems that have surfaced in recent years.
by Kira Lerner Posted on December 1, 2014
“Race relations have deteriorated a bit in this country,” Landrieu said.