Legislators from across the political spectrum stood on the Capitol steps Thursday afternoon touting their independence and a seeming conclusion to budget negotiations.
With a one-vote margin, a bill that would force Louisiana to accept federal Medicaid Expansion advanced through the House Health and Welfare Committee Wednesday.
Governor Bobby Jindal has opposed the Expansion, claiming it would be too expensive and that the federal program doesn’t meet Louisiana’s needs.
The State Supreme Court has ruled that the state can't pay private school tuition through the same funding channel as it uses to support public schools.
Now, Gov. Bobby Jindal is going to have to find another way to keep the voucher program going.
A law seeking to criminalize the release of any information about concealed handgun permit holders was advanced in the Senate on Tuesday.