BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) — Seventy faculty positions eliminated, courses slashed. These numbers illustrate the difficult cuts Southern University has had to make over the past eight months after it declared a financial emergency.
Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La. spoke out on the success of a key piece of legislation she sponsored that would bring more money to the state after the BP oil spill.
The RESTORE Act is on it's way to President Obama's desk.
The National Guard Youth Foundation hosted it's second annual Youth Challenge Gala in Baton Rouge.
The event co-chaired by Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., helps raise money for the Louisiana Youth Challenge program on Saturday.