Today in The Rundown: Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration gives an update on the budget; What does Obama’s gun control plan mean for Louisiana?; and more.

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Days until the Louisiana presidential primary: 46

Days until the 2016 regular Louisiana legislative session: 55* (*Note: A special session is expected to be called Feb. 14.)

The News

Gun control: What does Obama’s gun plan mean for Louisiana?

Derrick Todd Lee: Convicted serial killer Derrick Todd Lee remained in medical care outside the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola on Monday.

Flooding: The Mississippi River has crested.

MLK: City leaders celebrate Martin Luther King:

Trainwreck: Amy Schumer thanked the victims of the Lafayette shooting in her Critics Choice Awards speech.

Opinion: Pollster Ron Faucheux says Huey Long is back in Louisiana:

Education: Black leaders in Baton Rouge will convening an “Urban Congress” in April to explore ways to help improve the prospects of young black men.


  • 3:30 p.m.: Gov. John Bel Edwards’ administration will have an update on the budget.
  • Noon: Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Amb. Robert Holleyman will have a round-table discussion with New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, leaders of Greater New Orleans, Inc., and business and community leaders on how the Trans-Pacific Partnership will help the state.
  • 7 p.m. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will hold its annual Caney Creek Reservoir public meeting

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