Gov. Edwards Overrules Legislature, Adds COVID19 Vaccine to School Immunization Schedule

December 16, 2021

  On Tuesday, Governor John Bel Edwards notified Louisiana House lawmakers that he will add the COVID-19 vaccine to Louisiana’s school immunization schedule despite their attempts to block the new regulation earlier this month. The House Health and Welfare Committee voted 13-2 against the plan earlier this month. All Republican members of the committee voted […]

Who Is Dying in Louisiana From COVID-19?

August 26, 2021

Governor John Bel Edwards announced today that a Louisiana child who was less than one-year-old died this week from COVID-19.  “Today, the Louisiana Department of Health confirms the death of a child under the age of 1- the first of the fourth surge of COVID-19 in the state, which is largely driven by the stronger, […]

Open Letter to the People Who Refuse To Get Vaccinated

August 6, 2021

Animosity is brewing, like the sizzling of water in a pot before turning into a roaring boil. There is no doubt. After a year of uncertainty, anxiety and despair, of lockdowns and the full stop of our lives as we knew them, we began to see light at the end of the tunnel. Modern science […]

The Flight of the Free

August 3, 2021

Welcome aboard TWA Freedom Flight 669. Here at Trash Weasel Airlines, we aim to make this the free-est flight available. We live or die (just kidding, because we can!) by our company’s motto, “Freedom at any Cost.” Here at Trash Weasel Airlines, we encourage you to wear your masks, but we don’t require you to. […]

Louisiana Voters Support Marijuana Legalization and Are Split on Mandatory Vaccines for College Students

April 30, 2021

A majority of Louisiana’s voters support legalization of recreational marijuana, according to a new poll by Dr. Edward E. Chervenak and Dr. Anthony Licciardi on a behalf of the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center. Respondents were also asked if they thought college students should be required to receive a Covid-19 vaccination before returning […]

Bar & Restaurant Owners Pleased With New Extended Hours

April 9, 2021

Business owners in New Orleans’ hard-hit hospitality industry are excited about the extended city-wide operating hours Mayor Cantrell announced today as part of the modified Phase Three guidelines put in place in response to COVID-19.    Effective 6 p.m. Friday, April 9, bars, restaurants and other venues will be able to sell alcoholic beverages between […]

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