Today in The Rundown: Governor candidates debate and the claws come out; LSU homecoming might not impact voter turnout; SOS candidates continue legal battle; and more.
Days until the 2015 primary election day: 2
Days until the runoff (as needed): 30
Days until the Iowa caucuses: 102
Where in the world is Gov. Bobby Jindal? Gov. Jindal is in Iowa to continue campaigning for president.
LA Gov: Three of the gubernatorial candidates debated at LSU on Wednesday. David Vitter, though not there, was a target. bit.ly/1Xkd6Vr
Voter turnout: A pollster says LSU Homecoming shouldn’t interfere with voter turnout. bit.ly/1LMNUTO
Obamacare: The gubernatorial candidates draw distinctions on Medicaid expansion. http://bit.ly/1GjobCa
SOS: The dispute over litigation involving state voter registration activities continues. bit.ly/1LMO39y
Super region: Leaders say Baton Rouge-New Orleans super region needed to compete with Houston. bit.ly/1OTD9jh
Coastal restoration: Late-night negotiations resulted in a compromise that could channel money from a revenue source other than the Deepwater Horizon settlement to the Louisiana 1 highway project. bit.ly/1LMNBYY
OMV: The saga over bills from lapsed coverage continues.bit.ly/1GjnyZ9
At the Capitol
Immigration Task Force meets at 10 a.m.
A panel discussion on Bobby Jindal takes place at 6 p.m. at the Old Capitol. http://bit.ly/1PweWAm