LATEST INFORMATION:
Updated AUGUST 26, 2015

LAFOURCHE PARISH GOVERNMENT'S PLAN FOR RESTORE ACT MONEY
A draft of the Lafourche Parish Government’s spending plan for RESTORE Act money resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is open for public comment. An online version of the plan can be found by clicking on click here for more


WEST LAROSE BRIDGE (INTRACOASTAL CANAL) CLOSING FOR 3 MONTHS
There will be a full bridge closure on the West Larose Vertical Lift Span Bridge crossing the Intracoastal Canal in Lafourche Parish, beginning Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00 AM. The closure will completely shut down the structure to vehicular . . . click here for more


CROSSING THE BAYOU: LOUISIANA’S HISTORIC BRIDGES
The LA DOTD is excited to announce the release of “Crossing the Bayou: Louisiana’s Historic Bridges”. This richly illustrated publication highlights Louisiana’s bridge building and provides a guide to 150 historic bridges that represent significant . . . click here for more


COMMON CORE COMPROMISE OF 2015 - REQUESTS PUBLIC COMMENTS
The LA Student Standards process, approved by BESE in April, passed by the Legislature during the 2015 Legislative Session, and signed into law by the Governor, empowers 101 educators and experts nominated by school districts, professional . . . click here for more


ACT 394 - MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE VACCINATION ADDED TO SCHEDULE
ACT 394 (formerly HB342) adds vaccination against meningococcal disease to the schedule of immunizations required by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals for those persons entering any school within the state for the first time. . . . click here for more


ACT 205 - STOCK ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN FINFISH
ACT 205 (formerly HB303) establishes management targets to ensure a sustainable population of black drum, sheepshead, and flounder species in Louisiana waters. ACT 205 removes the requirement for use of a spawning potential ratio. ACT 205 removes . . . click here for more


HCR157 - REQUEST DOTD LOWER SPEED LIMIT - LA HWY. 3235 (SENT TO SECRETARY OF STATE)
HCR157 urges and requests the Dept. of Transportation and Development to reduce the speed limit to 50 miles per hour for vehicles traveling on LA Highway 3235 in Lafourche Parish. HCR157 can be viewed in its entirety by clicking on click here for more


ONLINE FLOOD RISK & RESILIENCE VIEWER
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority developed the Flood Risk and Resilience Viewer over the past year with the U.S. Geological Survey. Through a recently introduced online map, residents can view the flood risk and depth for their area . . . click here for more


PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICE - HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Click here for a link to the House of Representatives Public Information Office website to view Today's State News Stories . . . click here for more