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  • Recovery School District repair allocation OK'd

    Several lawmakers expressed their displeasure about how it's run, but a legislative budget committee finally agreed to let the Recovery School District move ahead with $163 million in repairs to hurricane-damaged schools in New Orleans.
  • La. Lawmakers Call GOP Record Request Retaliatory

    La. Lawmakers Call GOP Record Request Retaliatory
    A dispute over public records laws spilled onto the floor of the state House on Tuesday, with lawmakers blasting the actions of the state GOP chairman and at least one Republican legislator asking him to resign. The comments were in response to...

    Legislative session hits mid-point Tuesday

    Legislative session hits mid-point Tuesday
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Tax breaks are stalled. Budget cuts are under negotiation. And bans on smoking in bars, hand-held cell phone use while driving and dental work at schools are awaiting their fate. Very little is decided as the Legislature's regular...

    Legislation Brief For 5-28

    Legislation Brief For 5-28
    The expropriation and purchase of land for a new LSU hospital in New Orleans would be stalled until lawmakers review and approve financial plans for the hospital, under a bill approved yesterday by the House Health and Welfare Committee. Representative...

    Attempts To Derail Cigarette Tax Bill Fail

    A contentious proposal to raise Louisiana's tobacco tax has survived repeated attempts to derail it that would have made it nearly impossible for the bill to gain final passage. The state House spent much of Tuesday afternoon locked in a series of...