State government offices to close in 22 parishes

Aug 27, 2012

State government offices across 22 parishes will shut down Tuesday and Wednesday because of Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to grow into a hurricane.

Commissioner of Administration Paul Rainwater on Monday announced the closures, which cover parishes in the tropical storm warning, hurricane watch and hurricane warning areas.

The parishes include: Orleans, St. Bernard, Plaquemines, Jefferson, St. Charles, Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption, St. James, St. John, Ascension, Livingston, Tangipahoa, St. Tammany, Washington, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Iberville, West Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge parishes.