Because of the incredible loss farmers were dealing with, the Louisiana agriculture department was able to secure grants for almost 1,000 farmers in 51 parishes who dealt with the brunt of the agricultural damage
Recent research finds a possible link between marijuana and weight control. We've heard about the use of medical marijuana use for years, but this is the first we've heard of the potential use of marijuana as an obesity remedy. The day may come that we have a nationwide vote concerning the legalization of marijuana. How would you vote?
The Young Marines is a youth education and service program sponsored by the Bossier Sheriff's office. For many years this program has received federal grant funding, but this year, due to certain wording that includes "special emphasis on the love of God and fidelity to our country," funding may be denied to the program.
This proposal has been the subject of great controversy and has been rejected in the past. Now the plan for drug testing welfare recipients has finally passed 65-26 in the House. The next step is Senate.
Congress is currently considering a postal service overhaul which would eventually eliminate Saturday delivery in a bid to make the postal service more cost efficient.
How would that go over with the public?
If you’re one of those impatient people who gets a refund anticipation loan (RAL) from a tax preparer, enjoy it while it lasts — after this year, those loans are going away. And it’s probably for your own good.