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Wallis Watkins

On Wednesday, Governor John Bel Edwards unveiled plans for a new 20,000 square foot collision repair training center for Baton Rouge Community College.


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For over a year now, the Sales Tax Streamlining and Modernization commission has been attempting to simplify the way Louisiana collects sales taxes. 


Gambling State University

The University of Louisiana System Board of Regents met this week to name a new president for Grambling State University. According to acting University of Louisiana System President Dan Reneau, political awareness is a prerequisite for the job. 


Louisiana House of Representatives Broadcast

On Wednesday, House Ways and Means took up tax-raising measures that could help fill the $600 million budget gap the state is facing next fiscal year, which starts July 1.


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The House Education committee advanced a bill Tuesday changing TOPS allocations during a budget shortfall. Committee chair Nancy Landry is the author.

“If there was a five percent shortage, then everyone would get five percent less,” she explained.


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