Today in The Rundown: An update in the OMV saga; a look at how the state legislative races are shaping up; higher education leaders ‘aim for the moon:’ and more.

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Countdown…

Days until the runoff: 23

Days until the Iowa caucuses: 95

Where in the world is Gov. Bobby Jindal? Gov. Jindal is in Iowa campaigning for president.

The News

LA Lege: Just 19 of Louisiana’s 114 legislative seats are left to be decided in the runoff. http://bit.ly/1PRTeI2

OMV: The state Office of Motor Vehicles is has collected $2.2 million since mass mailing thousands of people about old penalties. http://bit.ly/1kclA2n

State budget: Higher education leaders are aiming high with their budget request for next year. http://bit.ly/1kclJ63

TOPS: The state Board of Regents has prepared its latest report for the state Legislature on the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students. http://bit.ly/1PRTcQl

GOP 2016: Bobby Jindal took part in another “undercard” GOP debate Wednesday. http://bit.ly/1PRSToH

Jindal: No iPhone for Bobby Jindal. He prefers his Blackberry. http://bit.ly/1PRSvqo

At the Capitol

  • Cash Management Review Board meets at 10 a.m.
  • Legislative Audit Advisory Council meets at 1:30 p.m.

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