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Louisiana company must pay $1 million to exploited immigrant workers

Tannara Yelland Jun. 14, 2016, 7:42pm

GULFPORT, Miss. — A group of workers who say they were trafficked into forced labor have won a suit against their employer, Louisiana-based Royal Hospitality Services LLC.

Louisiana governor's push for settlement with oil and gas industry raises some eyebrows

Tannara Yelland Jun. 5, 2016, 1:23pm

BATON ROUGE – As Gov. John Bel Edwards attempts to force a settlement with oil and gas companies that would see those companies funding the restoration of the state’s coastline, some in the state are skeptical of the move.