Gov. Edwards Provides Phase 3 Details

As promised, Gov. John Bel Edwards held a Friday afternoon press conference to provide details on what Phase 3 will look like when it starts at midnight Sept 12. The new executive order will continue through at least Oct. 9. Highlights include: Restaurants, churches, salons, spas, gyms and most other...

$300 Lost Wages Assistance Ends After Six Weeks

The Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) confirmed today (Sept. 11) that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has ended the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) grant (the additional $300 per week payment) effective Sept. 5. According to media reports, FEMA announced Thursday Sept. 10, that funding for the program, created by executive...