A bill that would create a brand new government department has passed through a house committee.
If passed, the newly created Department of Debt would be responsible for going after the more than $1.3 billion owed to the state.
Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris today announced the availability of $474.5 million to create and expand innovative partnerships between community colleges and businesses to educate and train workers with the skills employers need.
The Louisiana State Senate will hold its 9th Annual Military Family Day to honor Louisiana Fallen Heroes and their families on Tuesday, May 7th, at 1:30 p.m., during the legislative session in the Senate Chamber at the State Capitol.
The 62nd Annual National Day of Prayer will be observed throughout the nation on Thursday, May 2, 2013. The Louisiana National Day of Prayer program will be held from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. on that day in the Senate Chamber at the State Capitol.