Today in The Rundown: Senate begins working on the budget; transportation woes stretch on; a look at Cameron Henry: and more.
Days until the 2016 regular Louisiana legislative session ends: 21
Budget leaders: A look at House Appropriations Chairman Cameron Henry: http://bit.ly/1XdaVV0
Transportation: Until Louisiana’s budget crisis — the key topic of the session — is solved, finding ways to finance new and improved highways will remain in a holding pattern. http://bit.ly/1TQV218
Vouchers: Commercials critical of Edwards have been walked back from calling the governor a “liar.” http://bit.ly/24XEWyc
See all of our coverage of the Louisiana Legislature: http://bit.ly/AdvLALege
Today at the Capitol
House and Senate convene at 4 p.m.
- Appropriations meets at 1 p.m. in Room 5.
- Transportation, Highways, and Public Works meets at 1 p.m. in Room 3.
- Finance meets at 9:30 a.m. in Room A-B.
- Revenue and Fiscal Affairs meets at 9:30 a.m. in John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room.