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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities Suspended

State Senator and former Parks and Recreation Department Director recently announced that the local committee has SUSPENDED all martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday activities and programs for 2021. For the past thirty-five years, the local organizing committee has coordinated a weekend of activities, programs, and events in conjunction with the federal holiday commemorating the life […]


The Senate Select Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs held its first meeting and began hearing from state agencies on the challenges facing the state’s veterans and military personnel and the programs available to assist them. The committee, chaired by Senator Gerald Boudreaux (D-Lafayette), kicked off its meeting by broadening its name. Once known as […]

Paving the Way for a Healthier Louisiana

Louisiana Medicaid serves nearly 1.6 million Louisianans, approximately 35 percent of the state’s population. In 2012, Louisiana Medicaid initiated a managed care delivery model to provide better care and better health outcomes for Medicaid recipients. Today, managed care organizations (MCO) deliver healthcare services to more than 90 percent of all recipients. The MCO contracts provide […]

Rebuilding Together Acadiana

Rebuilding Together Acadiana is a non-profit organization supported entirely by contributions of time, labor, material and money. The organization is dedicated to repairing homes of those who, due to financial hardship, age, and/or disability, cannot do the work themselves. Skilled and unskilled volunteers along with able-bodied members of the recipient’s family and friends complete the […]

Childcare Association of Louisiana: November 7, 2017

Today, the Louisiana Department of Education unveiled a new interactive website called Louisiana School Finder.  It contains performance ratings for public schools and licensed early learning centers (commonly referred to as daycare centers). The early learning centers in the state of Louisiana who are included on the newly launched Louisiana School Finder website are to […]


EARLY VOTING BEGINS SATURDAY FOR SPECIAL TREASURER’S RACE/MUNICIPAL PRIMARY ELECTIONS Early voting begins SATURDAY, SEPT. 30 and continues through SATURDAY, OCT. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, excluding Sunday, Oct. 1. Secretary of State Tom Schedler is encouraging all Louisianians eligible to vote in the special election to fill the state treasurer’s office […]

PSA: Gerald Boudreaux for a Drug-Free Louisiana

  “Louisiana is ranked in the top 20 states to see a significant increase in opioid drug overdoses. We must reverse this alarming trend.” –Senator Boudreaux Senator Boudreaux is focused and dedicated to promoting a drug-free Louisiana. With the growing opioid epidemic in the country, it is important that our state takes a stand to […]

Senator Boudreaux’s Father’s Day Reflections

Senator Boudreaux was featured in Faith and Soul, a news magazine that focuses on “Refreshing the mind, body, and spirit.” This Father’s Day, Senator Boudreaux reflects on what it means to be a father: “Father’s Day allows us to honor and celebrate with the individuals that have served as the head of the house and made […]

Senator Boudreaux: 2017 Summer Intern

Senator Boudreaux of District 24 hosts Jacob Hawkins from the Academy of Business as his Summer 2017 intern. Mr. Hawkins has accompanied Senator Boudreaux in completing a number of Legislative duties, which include monitoring house and senate bills, retrieving and reporting on fiscal notes, reviewing weekly Senate workload, retrieving video archives for review and summarization, […]