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  • 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.
  • 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...

    La. lawmakers use Twitter to comment on session

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - When opponents of state Rep. Karen Carter Peterson's tobacco tax proposal failed to derail it in the House, Peterson claimed victory online. "LA Healthier Families Act saved from procedural maneuvers designed to kill!" she wrote...