Republican frontrunner Donald Trump's blunt style fires up massive, 'amazing' Baton Rouge crowd _lowres

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the Baton Rouge River Center.

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Countdown…
Days until the special session: 2
Days until the Louisiana presidential primary: 22
Days until the 2016 regular Louisiana legislative session: 31

The News

JBE: The governor gave his televised budget update. http://bit.ly/20Omsy5

Higher Ed: TOPS is at risk in the budget crisis. http://bit.ly/1mvwBNe

GOP 2016: Donald Trump was in BR. http://bit.ly/1o8YpbQ

Science: Louisiana scientists made a breakthrough. http://bit.ly/1o8YsEG

Lobbying: Special interests out number legislators 10 to 1. http://bit.ly/1Tbh6qC

Taxes: A new poll paid for by AFP says that people don’t want higher taxes. http://bit.ly/20OEmRa

Happenings

  • Joint Legislative Budget Committee meets at 2:30 pm on Saturday.
  • The special session begins at 4 pm on Sunday.

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