Hurricane Delta Set to Make Landfall Tonight in Southwest Louisiana
Hurricane Delta is moving closer to the southwestern Louisiana coast and its expected to make landfall tonight near the Cameron-Vermilion Parish line.
Cleco & Entergy on the Ready for Hurricane Delta
Hurricane Delta is once again expected to knock out power for thousands. Delta comes six weeks after Hurricane Laura knocked out power for over 500,000 Lousiana customers.
Louisiana Economic Outlook Estimates The Pandemic Will Cost The State 105,000 Jobs
Lake Charles was set to lose an estimated 7,000 jobs this year due to the pandemic, before the storm hit.
Restaurants See 35% Year To Year Drop In Revenue
Staffing is still an issue for most restaurants.
United Cajun Navy Is Helping In The Hurricane Sally Response
The group estimates they have 25-30 boats ready to respond.
Laura on Track to be Second-largest Insured Loss Event in Louisiana
Hurricane Laura is estimated to be an $8-9 Billion insured loss event, the second-highest in the state’s history only behind Katrina.
Infectious Disease Expert Weighs in on College vs. High School Sports
Our Lady of the Lake infectious disease expert Dr. Catherine O’Neal says it is not safe to have fall contact high school sports right now but says she is optimistic about college athletics.
Judges Rejects Requests for Restraining Order Against Bar Closure Order
Federal judges in New Orleans and Lafayette have rejected requests from bar owners for a restraining order against the Governor’s bar closure order. Those owners are suing the state over the issue.
House Speaker Clay Schexnayder Denounces Fellow Republican’s Petition
House Speaker Clay Schexnayder is discouraging his fellow Republicans from supporting an effort spearheaded by Shreveport Republican Alan Seabaugh to revoke the Governor’s coronavirus pandemic state of emergency.
Congress Begins Debating Next COVID Response Effort This Week
Senator John Kennedy says it’s still unclear what this round of aid may look like, but he doubts it will be as broad as past COVID stimulus bills were.