Louisiana.gov contains a comprehensive online directory of services provided by state government. Services include licenses and permits, certifications, registrations, filings, publications, e-mail offerings, databases, and information resources which are available online, by mail order/phone, or at a facility.
This section includes an alphabetic index of Louisiana state agencies, department information, boards/commissions and other state government entities including higher education. The explanation of the separation of powers among the branches of Louisiana state government is adapted from the state constitution.
Business in Louisiana is diversifying, and Louisiana.gov has links to resources to keep firms informed on developing an enterprise within the state. Employment listings are available online, both for job seekers and employers looking to hire in Louisiana. Doing business with the state is more transparent with contract listings, a vendor center, commodity code listings, and other resources available online.
Explore Louisiana's culture, education, demographics, and geography. Louisiana is known for having one of the most unique cultural experiences in America. Educational resources are listed along with facts about the state which are helpful for student research papers. Louisiana.gov also provides statistics and geographic information from the Louisiana Census Data Center.
The Louisiana Legislature, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives, is responsible for determining general policy for the state and for the residents of the state through the enactment of laws.
The 511 travel system allows people to receive up-to-the-minute information on road closures and conditions. Knowing road conditions before leaving home can help motorists make critical decisions about their route.