Government Shutters for Rain

State offices in EBR, elsewhere to close at noon amid weather concerns

by Capitol News Bureau

State offices in East Baton Rouge Parish and at least 14 others will close at noon on Tuesday because of the chance of inclement weather, Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne announced Tuesday morning.

The list of closings includes West Baton Rouge, Ascension, Assumption, Iberville, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and West Feliciana parishes.

The Secretary of State’s Office also announced Tuesday that early voting in the presidential primary in Louisiana is closed at noon in the following parishes: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Lafourche, Livingston, ST. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and West Baton Rouge. Early voing will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Forecasts call for heavy rains and strong winds, especially Tuesday afternoon.

Lots of public and private schools in south Louisiana are closed Tuesday because of weather concerns.


6 Responses to “Government Shutters for Rain”

  1. cdstock Says:

    Saving money already…

    • Anonymous Says:

      dream on we just paid them to go sit home and watch tv this afternoon…those little darlin’s south of Alex cant work in rain, sleet nor PENDING
      tropical storms

  2. YouGottaBeKidding Says:

    You can’t make up fiction this rich///

  3. Bad Jack Says:

    KNOE Poll Results: Who would you like to see as mayor of Monroe? Feb 24, 2016

    Jamie Mayo
    Ray Armstrong
    Tremaine Gordon
    Holly Dixon

  4. Anonymous Says:

    I’m all for Tremaine Gordon just so we can all witness the 4 year circus in Monroe.

  5. YouGottaBeKidding Says:

    If it’s entertainment you want, you couldn’t do better than Mayor Verdiacee Hampton-Goston.

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