The Health Hut has been serving uninsured Lincoln Parish residents since September, offering help to more than 900 residents, and the scope of its reach may soon stretch a little further. Plans are in motion to also offer the mobile health unit’s services to area small businesses that don’t provide insurance.
Health Hut founders Dr. Leonel Lacayo and his wife Lisa presented a proposed plan to a group of approximately 10 area small businesses Feb. 2 with the sole purpose of helping those who don’t have insurance.
WASHINGTON — At a Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee hearing Thursday, United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., again pressed Department of Energy officials to approve Next Autoworks’ loan guarantee application under the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing program.
When presented with a problem, the best thing to do is to look for an answer to fix it, and that is exactly what the Ruston Board of Aldermen are doing as they prepare for a vote that would crack down on area residents who don’t pay their bills.
At the aldermen’s Dec. 5 meeting, an ordinance was introduced to be voted on at January’s meeting that would allow the city to deny issuance of municipal permits, utilities or services to any person, related person, legal entity or related legal entity until the payment for those services is rendered.