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Last year, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states could collect sales tax on internet purchases from retailers who don't have a physical location in the state.  Since then, Louisiana has been ironing out how that process will work.

Wallis Watkins

Trade negotiations between Chinese and American officials began Monday in Beijing, with US officials hoping to ease Chinese tariffs on American products.  Those tariffs have hit Louisiana's soybean industry particularly hard.

2018 was a long year for Louisiana politics - with special sessions, a budget stalemate, elections, tariffs and more. We're looking back at some of the top stories of the past year.

As 2018 draws to a close, Governor John Bel Edwards says he’s pleased with the progress that’s been made, and he remains optimistic about the future of Louisiana.

While the Affordable Care Act is challenged in federal court, Governor John Bel Edwards is eyeing a state-based solution to ensure healthcare coverage for Louisianians with pre-existing conditions.

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