Bishop among 5 legislators achieving 100% NFIB voting record

Dawn Starns, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, said today that five members of the Louisiana legislature had earned a 100 percent NFIB Voting Record in the 2014-15 legislative sessions. They are Sen. Neil Riser (32nd District) and...

LABI PAC endorses Bishop for re-election

LABI PAC’s Endorse Legislative and BESE Candidates Baton Rouge, La. – The four political action committees of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) today announced their first round of endorsements for the 2015 fall elections. “Since NORTHPAC...

Bishop helps secure $13 million in state funds for new terminal

Lafayette Regional Airport is one step closer in gaining funding needed to build a new terminal it aims to complete by 2020. Members of the Acadiana Legislative Delegation joined airport commission Friday to announce $13.5 million in capital outlay funding has been...

For veteran, armchair is vehicle for dignity

The last time Ray Green dined at Golden Corral with a few friends, he had to place his elbows on the table to lift his 81-year-old body from the chair. He spilled three drinks and two plates of food in the process. “It’s very embarrassing,” he says. “It’s humiliating...