With only a week left of Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards' stay-at-home order, a Louisiana House committee debated for more than five hours a bill by Rep. Blake Miguez (R-Erath) over whether to strip certain emergency powers from Edwards and reopen businesses immediately. The bill narrowly passed in the House and Governmental Affairs committee and advances to the full house for still more debate despite the governor's vocal backing by the nation's top Republican.
Dear Ms. Beardsley,
I hope you’re doing well. I miss seeing you and my classmates at school every day, but homeschooling is working out well for me.
Mommy and Daddy are doing the best they can to make sure my siblings and I continue to learn during the covid-19 pandemic. They make sure we stick to a schedule like the one our school follows.
But they aren’t getting along as well as they usually do. Every night, they hit the box wine harder than they ever did before.
JD Bank announced a $100,000 donation to meet the growing need of food insecurity in the communities it serves.
Working through the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, JD Bank will be able to support 46 food pantries, meal programs, and residential shelters in Calcasieu, Evangeline, Iberia, Jeff Davis, Lafayette, and St. Landry parishes, as well as Second Harvest’s COVID- 19 response and emergency food distribution efforts.
After a weekend that started with a show of American strength and unity with B-52 flybys, Saturday ended with the largest display of disunity so far against the quarantine as nearly 300 shouted at Louisiana’s Executive Mansion for Governor John Bel Edwards to reopen business immediately.
Most people know the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in public, but what about within our homes? People can do several things in addition to cleaning high-touch surfaces to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, or any infectious disease, among family members who live together.