Louisiana Waits on Ventilator Shipment as Virus Deaths Spike
Louisiana is waiting for a promised shipment of ventilators from the national stockpile to help care for its most fragile COVID-19 patients.
Louisiana Spillway May Open for Record 3rd consecutive Year
Federal authorities say they may have to open up a major flood control project on the Mississippi River to ease pressure on New Orleans levees.
Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces US For Big Death Toll
On Sunday he extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month.
Trump Signs $2.2T Stimulus after Swift Congressional Votes
President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week.
Florida Orders Louisiana Arrivals into Quarantine
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is ordering that anyone arriving in the state from Louisiana must self-quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump Hoping to See US Economy Reopened by Easter Amid Virus
President Donald Trump is weighing how to refine nationwide social-distancing guidelines to put some workers back on the job.
Edwards Seeks Federal Disaster Declaration for Louisiana
Louisiana's governor is asking the White House to declare a major disaster in his state to free up more direct federal aid to cope with the surging coronavirus outbreak.
COVID-19 UPDATE: 380 Cases, 10 Deaths in Louisiana
The state's total case number jumped to 380 Thursday afternoon, up from 280 a day earlier. The death toll stands at 10.
What Does 90-day Tax Payment Delay Mean for Filers?
The Trump administration has announced that most individuals and businesses will be allowed to delay paying their federal tax bills for 90 days as part of an emergency relief plan amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Cancer, Heart Surgeries Delayed as Coronavirus Alters Care
Some cancer surgeries are being delayed, many stent procedures for clogged arteries have been pushed back and infertility specialists were asked to postpone helping patients get pregnant.