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Nearly every Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives signed a petition Friday that would force Gov. John Bel Edwards to temporarily end the COVID-19 public health emergency and revoke all of his coronavirus restrictions.

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Republican state lawmakers narrowly passed a bill Tuesday that would rein in Gov. John Bel Edwards’ emergency powers, accomplishing the top item on their to- do list for this special session.

But lawmakers’ efforts may be rendered moot by the Democratic governor’s veto pen.

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced Tuesday that the state has signed on to a Department of Justice (DOJ) antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the tech giant unlawfully maintained monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices.

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Louisianans headed to the polls in record numbers during the first two days of early, in-person voting for the upcoming presidential election.

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Louisiana state lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a supplemental spending plan that will send $85 million to the state’s bankrupt unemployment insurance trust fund and earmarked $22 million for pet projects in lawmakers' home districts.

Believe it or bewilderedly not, it's time to vote in the 2020 election.

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Today, the Louisiana Workforce Commission will start receiving money from the federal government to shore up the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and keep weekly benefits flowing.

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Another measure aimed at limiting Gov. John Bel Edwards’ authority to impose and enforce coronavirus restrictions advanced in the Louisiana Legislature on Monday.

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The Republican-controlled Louisiana House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly approved several measures aimed at limiting Gov. John Bel Edwards power during times of emergency, including a resolution that would repeal Edwards’ public health emergency for the coronavirus.

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Louisiana will no longer accept new applications from small businesses for the state’s coronavirus relief fund, State Treasurer John Shroder announced Tuesday.

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