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Med School Leaders Urge Budget Delay

  BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The leaders of Louisiana’s medical schools urged state senators Tuesday to stall a budget proposal for next year, until lawmakers consider whether to pass t...... [more]

LA gambling industry could see big changes

Tyler Bridges, The Advocate, March 10, 2018 In 1991, the state Legislature ushered in the modern era of gambling in Louisiana by legalizing floating casinos that were meant to evoke romantic ...... [more]

Special Session Legislative Report 2/26/18
Special Session Legislative Report 2/26/18

Special Session Update 2/26/18   After a couple of false starts, the Ways and Means Committee finally acted on a package of bills late Sunday, which advance to the House Floor today. The...... [more]

Louisiana sheriff rejects tax break

In a first, Louisiana sheriff rejects tax break for local business – a move that has business leaders concerned BY REBEKAH ALLEN | RALLEN@THEADVOCATE.CO...... [more]