Paul Braun

Paul Braun is WRKF's Capitol Access reporter.

A member of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ team has tested positive for COVID-19, the governor’s office disclosed  Monday morning.

Five of the six Republican members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation sided with President Donald Trump on Wednesday night in an attempt to stop President-elect Joe Biden taking office.

Louisiana hospitals are scrambling to immunize an ever-broadening pool of Louisianans eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, even as they struggle to keep up with the rising tide of COVID-19 patients.

Five of the six Republican members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation sided with President Donald Trump on Wednesday night in an attempt to stop President-elect Joe Biden taking office.

State lawmakers have approved an emergency plan for Louisiana elections taking place in February and later this spring.

Congressman-elect Luke Letlow from Louisiana’s 5th District has died of COVID-19.

Letlow first announced he had tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 18 — less than two weeks after winning his Congressional seat in a runoff election.

Gov. John Bel Edwards is extending his modified Phase 2 coronavirus restrictions through the holidays and into the new year.

State health officials said they may be able to administer more than the 39,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine they expected to receive this week.

Sharon Weston Broome has won a second term as Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish, defeating Republican challenger Steve Carter.

Luke Letlow has been elected to represent Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District, defeating state representative and fellow Republican Lance Harris.

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