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The parents of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis led a crowd of protesters to the Capitol Monday to warn Republican policymakers that failing to repeal Florida's 'stand your ground' law will haunt them at the polls this fall.
Louisiana organizations that represent the elderly, the poor and others on fixed incomes want stiffer regulation of payday lending businesses that offer short-term loans with high interest rates.
In his struggles to patch together the state's operating budget, Gov. Bobby Jindal has raided funds that weren't necessarily planned for budget-balancing.
Louisiana's revenue department has been working for months to create a new debt collection office, but its chief said Thursday it will be years before state government has a comprehensive system to attack delinquent accounts.
A federal judge received assurances Tuesday that three insurance companies won't immediately stop accepting premium payments from a program that helps HIV and AIDS patients cover health care costs.