|Posted on 2/13/2017 5:15:00 PM.|
A resolution has been filed for the special session that seeks to expel Napleonville Senator Troy Brown from the legislature, because of two recent domestic abuse convictions. Slidell Senator Sharon Hewitt filed the measure along with Baton Rouge Senator Dan Claitor. Hewitt says anytime an elected official breaks the law, it erodes the public’s trust in all elected leaders.
|Sharon Hewitt, Dan Claitor, Troy Brown, Louisiana Senate|
|Posted on 3/1/2016 8:31:00 PM.|
The Louisiana senate approves a bill that would increase the state's four-cent sales tax by another penny. It would go into effect on April first and generate cash quickly, as the state is trying to close a 940-million dollar budget deficit.
|Louisiana Senate, sales tax, sunset, penny|
|Posted on 5/14/2014 5:09:00 PM.|
Legislation that requires abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their facility receives overwhelming support in the state senate.
|abortion, Karen Peterson, Louisiana Senate|