The most devastating school shooting in decades is prompting calls for Congress to act on gun control. State leaders don’t have to wait.
The state Senate passed a bill that would require the state to protect an additional 11 percent of its land and waters by 2030; 19 percent is already conserved. The land would be conserved through conservation easements.
While many firms expect workers to be remote about 30 percent of the time after the pandemic, the rate has “stalled” around 40 percent since last fall. Cities will have to adjust as less workers commute into downtown spaces.
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Rafael Goyeneche, president of New Orleans-based watchdog group Metropolitan Crime Commission, regarding the fact that Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards and his top lawyers saw body-camera footage of Black motorist Ronald Greene’s violent and deadly arrest six months before prosecutors, detectives and medical examiners found out the video existed. (Associated Press — May 27, 2022)