Community-La

With 565 activated, La. National Guard assistance continues to grow, now at food banks

Louisiana Army National Guard Soldiers with the 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team help package and distribute food to the local community at the Food Bank of Central Louisiana in Alexandria, La., March 24, 2020. Soldiers are assisting the food bank to ensure the supply of food for the needy is maintained and distributed during the increased demand due to the COVID-19 crisis. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Thea James) […]

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Business

Truckers need help delivering essentials to Louisianans

As governments place restrictions on businesses and people, it is becoming more difficult for the truck driver who needs food, parking and restroom facilities along Louisiana’s highways. The trucking industry is thankful for the truck stop and rest area staff and leadership who remain open for its drivers. If you or your business has the ability to provide services to our drivers during this time, please email lmta@lmta.la. […]

News

Congress passes historic anti-lynching legislation

Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) called lynchings racially-motivated acts of violence and terror that represent a dark and despicable chapter of our nation’s history.

“They were acts against people who should have received justice but did not. With this bill, we can change that by explicitly criminalizing lynching under federal law,” noted Harris, who suspended her presidential campaign late last year.
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