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10 months ago

The play-by-play report of the last hours of session:

As time ran out on the Second Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana legislature, Rep. Alan Seabaugh used delaying tactics to stop a half-billion dollar tax increase in the House of Representatives ... See more

10 months ago

You won’t see this on the news.

*House Republican Statement on End of Session*

Since the first day of this legislative session and throughout the special session, the Louisiana House Republican Delegation has been crystal clear in ... See more

10 months ago

Special Session ended at midnight. The budget that passed fully funds the Department of Health. Higher Ed is funded at 90% and TOPS at 70%. More details after the dust settles.

I wish we could just ... See more

10 months ago

Here is an excellent budget status report from a friend and colleague that I work with regularly. Thank you Rep. Bacala!

"If the tax measures (under consideration today) pass, the state budget will ... See more

From the House Chamber on the last day of the Second Special Session:

For the last hour or so, we have been on recess in the House of Representatives as negotiations continue with the Senate and the ... See more

10 months ago

By the way, yesterday the Louisiana Department of Health found another $40 million.

10 months ago

Today the House of Representatives commended Louisiana State Trooper Carl Cavalier upon receiving the Medal of Valor for his bravery in handling an active shooter situation last year in the French ... See more

10 months ago

Brief dinner break and back to work.

10 months ago

Back at it! We have about 31 hours left to settle budget issues.

10 months ago

Louisiana has had laws on the books for a few years now that give terminally ill patients the right to try experimental treatments and devices. Now congress has opened the doors at the federal level ... See more

The legislation allows patients with life-threatening conditions to ask drugmakers for medicines that have cleared some testing but still haven't been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

10 months ago

Some more good news from home:

Today, we signed the permits for the Petite Calliou Bayou Lock System in Chauvin at Boudreaux Canal. This $9 million project is FULLY FUNDED and ready to go to construction bid! This Lock system will ... See more