Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., spoke out on the success of a key piece of legislation she sponsored that would bring more money to the state after the BP oil spill.
The RESTORE Act is on it's way to President Obama's desk.
The National Guard Youth Foundation hosted it's second annual Youth Challenge Gala in Baton Rouge.
The event co-chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., helps raise money for the Louisiana Youth Challenge program on Saturday.
With the 10th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the Hornets selected guard Austin Rivers from Duke University. Rivers becomes the Hornets’ 13th Lottery pick in franchise history and first selection from Duke.