Gov. John Bel Edwards is looking closely at a bill that would allow most people to be able to carry their firearms concealed without taking a training course but the bill’s chances of being signed into law are looking slim-to-none.
Vice President Kamala Harris announced Tuesday that the Biden administration is distributing $1.25 billion to hundreds of community lenders in an effort to help boost the economic recovery from the coronavirus for small businesses and disadvantaged business owners.
Calcasieu Human Services Director Tarek Polite says those who qualify can get a discount on broadband of up to $50 a month and a one-time discount of up to $100 to buy a computer if they apply. There’s also a $75 discount for households on qualifying tribal lands.