Bodi White

TOPS Changes Proposed: 'Step It Up'

Jan 12, 2018
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“The TOPS program serves the citizens of Louisiana very, very well,” state Senator Blade Morrish of Jennings told the task force he chairs. “That being said, I think the current program, which was developed a little over 20 years ago, is an antiquated program that’s in the 20th century and not in the 21st century.”

Bodi White
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State Senator Bodi White of Central discusses his effort to get more of his constituents to sign up for flood assistance.


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The session’s first criminal justice reform bill is headed to the Senate floor. SB 16 by Dan Claitor addresses the problem of those previously sentenced to life without parole when they were juveniles.

Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Johnson explained the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that penalty unconstitutional in several cases.

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Governor John Bel Edwards met with Baton Rouge community leaders Monday, to prepare for the eventual Department of Justice investigation results into the Alton Sterling shooting.