LSU Manship School News Service

February 1, 2023

House approves bills to spend $45 million to attract home insurers back to the state

The House approved bills to spend up to $45 million to encourage insurance companies to return to the state and to prevent firms that went bankrupt or were declared insolvent from using the money.The bill now goes to the Senate.
January 30, 2023

Legislators convene in Special Session aiming to fund Insure Louisiana Incentive Program

Legislators kicked off a special session Monday to address one agenda item: whether to approve $45 million for an incentive fund to persuade home insurers to come back to the state.
November 17, 2022

Gov. Edwards apologized on behalf of the state to former student protest leaders at Southern University, families of two students killed in 1972

Gov. Edwards apologized on Wednesday night on behalf of the state to the former student protest leaders at Southern University and to the families of two students killed by an unidentified sheriff's deputy in 1972.
November 14, 2022

Pain, lessons remain decades after Southern shooting

Student protests for better school conditions at Southern University left two students dead at the hands of law enforcement. Half a century later, Josephine Smith Jones and others involved reflect on what's changed in part 4 of 4 in the Cold Case Series.