Who was Diana, Princess of Wales? Born Diana Frances Spencer on 1 July 1961, her father, Edward John Viscount Althorp, was the only son of the 7th Earl Spencer. Her mother, born Frances Ruth Burke Roche, was the youngest daughter of the 4th Baron Fermoy. The Spencers had served the Royal Family for generations. Show More Summary
Once again, in the middle of contentious health care deliberations, a larger-than-life figure in the Senate has learned he has brain cancer.
Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana's public schools superintendent hasn't followed the law's requirements for keeping his job. But Edwards didn't say whether he'll sue to challenge Superintendent of Education … Click to Continue »
Gov. John Bel Edwards isn't endorsing the former state lawmaker he appointed to Louisiana's utility regulatory board in the election for the permanent position. The Democratic governor tapped Houma lawyer … Click to Continue »
Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration hasn't yet settled on its plan for withholding $60 million from state agencies as a deficit-avoidance measure. The governor's chief budget adviser, Commissioner of Administration … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump has chosen a prosecutor who helped lead the campaign corruption case against former presidential candidate John Edwards to become U.S. attorney for eastern North Carolina. The White … Click to Continue »
Louisiana lawmakers won't be holding a veto session this month to consider overriding Gov. John Bel Edwards' rejections of eight bills from their regular legislative session. The veto session was … Click to Continue »
Gov. John Bel Edwards hasn't let a single bill become law without his signature across the six legislative sessions held since the Democratic governor took office last year. That's a … Click to Continue »
Edward Willett’s Big Idea post for his new novel The Cityborn references John Calvin, so allow me to suggest that you were predestined to find it and read it. But Willett might argue with me on that, as you will read (of your own free will!) below. EDWARD WILLETT: Some novels are born with big […]
Louisiana's attorney general moved Thursday to drop his lawsuit against Gov. John Bel Edwards over access to a multimillion-dollar escrow account, after lawmakers negotiated a compromise ending the budget dispute. … Click to Continu...
Louisiana's ban on smoking in elementary and secondary school buildings has been expanded to include a campus' playgrounds, school buses and other school property. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed … Click to Continue »
Gov. John Bel Edwards has stripped $77 million in proposed projects from Louisiana's state construction budget, saying the state can't afford all the items lawmakers packed into the bill. Edwards … Click to Continue »
John Savage and Blanca Blanco have joined the cast of Fake News, an indie noir thriller being toplined by Eric Roberts. The pic, co-directed by first-timer Craig Edwards and screenwriter Samuel Morris, is shooting in Ontario, CA. Sofia...Show More Summary
Thousands of Louisiana state employees will see boosted paychecks, under a reworked pay scale approved by Gov. John Bel Edwards that carries a $48 million annual price tag but aims … Click to Continue »
Two Democratic governors are saying that the Senate health care proposal would devastate their conservative-leaning states. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock joined Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Wednesday for a … Click to Continue »
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, both Democrats leading deeply conservative states, warned that the cuts to Medicaid proposed in the GOP's Senate healthcare bill would devastate thousands of their states'...Show More Summary
Gov. John Bel Edwards says Louisiana would be uniquely penalized in the calculation of federal spending on state Medicaid programs in the Senate GOP's proposed health law rewrite. The Democratic … Click to Continue »
Mr. Lowell has represented figures from both parties in high-profile cases, including former Senator John Edwards and the disgraced ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Cities and towns that use cameras to catch speeders will soon have to post signs notifying drivers about the monitoring. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law a bill … Click to Continue »
By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman On June 19, Louisiana’s Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill into law which will enter his state into the Emergency Management Assistance Compact ( EMAC ). EMAC is the compact which last...Show More Summary