Capitol Access

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Reports on Louisiana politics, government and the people shaping state policy.

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Sue Lincoln

The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry convened a summit Thursday to start tackling one of the state’s less desirable statistics.


Governor Talks TOPS

Nov 17, 2016
LOSFA

Students attending school on TOPS scholarships are receiving letters that they’ll owe 60% of their tuition in the Spring semester. Speaking on his monthly radio show, Governor John Bel Edwards says it didn’t have to be this way. 


Sue Lincoln

The Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget meets Friday to acknowledge the state collected $315 million less in revenue than needed for fiscal year 2016. 


Lawmaking 101

Nov 15, 2016
Sue Lincoln

High school students from around southeast Louisiana gathered at the Capitol Monday to find out what it’s like to make laws.


LA DOTD

In his victory speech last week, President-elect Donald Trump made a commitment.

“We are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals. We’re gonna rebuild our infrastructure, which will become second-to-none,” he promised.


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